“Hinterer” Lake Gosau

Hike to lake Hinterer Gosausee

This hike, which takes half a day, leads though the nature reserve areas of lake Vorderer Gosausee, lake Gosauseelacke and lake Hinterer Gosausee. You are in the World Heritage landscape of "Hallstatt-Dachstein/Salzkammergut" and experience water in many ways.

Magical Spots between Mountains and Lakes

From the Kalverienberg in Gosau, which offers visitors fantastic panoramas of the Gosau Valley, the romantic Koppenwinkel Lake in Obertraun with its absolute tranquillity, to the incomparable charm of the “Goiserer Seeplatzl”, the numerous enchanting locations of the UNESCO World Heritage Region of Hallstatt Dachstein Salzkammergut wait to be discovered. We’ve compiled a list of the most beautiful natural settings between mountains and lakes just for you—and new ideas are continually added!

Informationen at a glance

  • Tour Information: “Hinterer” Lake Gosau
    Departure Point: Car park of Gasthof Gosausee / Lower station of the Gosaukamm/Zwieselalm cable car
    Arrival Point: “Hinterer” Lake Gosau
    Level of Difficulty: Easy
    Hiking Time: 2 hours
    Trail Conditions: Mostly flat gravel path with occasional steep sections, not dangerous.
    Equipment: Hiking boots or other sturdy shoes are absolutely necessary.
    Best Hiking Period: April, May, June, July, August, September
    Special Features: Wonderful views of the Dachstein Glacier. Family-friendly hiking trail. Appropriate for young and old.

  • Note for bikers:
    The trip around the Vorderen Lake Gosau, to the "lucky place Gosaulacke" and the Hinteren Lake Gosau, is not allowed by bicycle. There is a traffic ban! The ride to Ebenalm in Gosau on a mountain bike, a few meters along the left bank of the Vorderen Lake Gosau is permitted! Thank you for your understanding!