Almsee, Grunau im Almtal

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Almsee, English sometimes Lake Alm, is a lake in Upper Austria's part of the Salzkammergut in the Almtal valley, 11 kilometers (6.8 mi) south of the village of Grünau im Almtal. The lake lies in the northern portion of the Totes Gebirge mountains and is about 2.3 kilometers (1.4 mi) by 700 meters (2,300 ft) wide.
The lake drains through the Alm River. Since 1965, the area around the Almsee is under nature conservation. Konrad Lorenz made important observations of the greylag goose at the lake.
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  • crystal-clear water, in which the surrounding mountains are reflected. Very few people. Fantastic and picturesque! The water is cool, even in summer on warm days. It is a mountain lake. Easy to get.....  more »
  • I stopped on a Sunday afternoon to do a little birdwatching. It was not the right time of year for most species but did see a few, especially at the feeders by the main building. There is a nice...  more »
  • Very good view
  • Wonderful and recreational place. Paddle boating totally recommended during permitted time of the day and year.

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