Looking west down the pass towards Llyn Gwynant
|Primary inflows||River Glaslyn|
|Primary outflows||River Glaslyn|
|Basin countries||United Kingdom|
|Surface area||50 ha (120 acres)|
Snowdon lies 2 miles (3 km) to the north west. The lake is natural, having been formed by glacial action and is 120 acres (50 hectares) in size. It is a popular place for canoeing and kayaking with easy access from the A498 road which runs along its south bank.
It was used as a filming location in the 2003 film 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life'.
The view towards Llyn Gwynant and Moel Hebog is one of the most photographed in Snowdonia.
- Llyn Gwynant Campsite
- Film Locations
- www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Llyn Gwynant and surrounding area
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