About Hintersteiner See

Hintersteiner See is a lake of Tyrol, Austria.It  is a mountain lake in the nature reserve Wilder Kaiser and belongs to the municipality of Scheffau Austria.

The 56 acres large and 36 meters deep lake was created during the last ice age and is at an altitude of 883 m above sea level. A. . Underground sources fill the lake with crystal clear water. The Hintersteiner Lake is privately owned by the Tyrolean Hydropower AG and is used in a careful way to generate electricity. The drain is in the Wei├čache .

Lakeside is a public beach available. We recommend a one-hour walk around the lake, which at some eateries passes and the most beautiful places on the lake