Körbersee

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Körbersee & Kalbelesee
KörberseeJuppenspitze.JPG
LocationVorarlberg
Coordinates47°15′09″N 10°06′32″E / 47.25250°N 10.10889°E / 47.25250; 10.10889Coordinates: 47°15′09″N 10°06′32″E / 47.25250°N 10.10889°E / 47.25250; 10.10889
Typemountain lakes
Basin countriesAustria
Max. length250 m (820 ft)
Max. width200 m (660 ft)
Surface area~ 5 ha (12 acres)
Shore length1natural shore with alpine meadows
SettlementsSchröcken in Vorarlberg
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The picturesque lake Körbersee is east of the village Schröcken at 1600 m amsl in Austria. It lies within the "Lechtaler" Alps in Vorarlberg. The lake can only be reached on foot; estimated walking time 45 minutes.

With a surface of ~ 5 ha it is a smaller lake in the province. The water possesses excellent drinking water quality and gives a protected living space to fishes and rare plants. The mighty "Widderstein" mount is reflected by the clear, cold water and is a remarkable view for hikers. Near the lake alpine economy can be found; perfect for small snacks.

A little bit deeper is another lake called "Kalbelesee". Its data are almost identical with the Körbersee. The whole lake area is a nature reserve.