Strbske pleso - lake in High Tatras

Region: Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)
District: Poprad
Tourist location:Liptov - tourist region
Mountains: Tatra mountains (Tatry) Eastern Tatras (Východné Tatry) High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry)
National park: Tatra National Park (Tatranský národný park)
Latitude:49° 7' 21.183944167502" / 49.122551095602084
Longitude:20° 3' 29.868163681766" / 20.058296712133824
Included in categories: Mountain lakes
Strbske pleso lake Štrbské pleso is the most famous mountain lake in High Tatras. It is situated at altitude of 1 346 m. above sea level. The name is derived from the village Štrba in High Tatras. It is a Esker Lake, created by the receding glacier. It It is the second largest water area on the Slovak side of the High Tatras - after the Large Hincovo lake (Veľké Hincovo Pleso) . Štrbské Pleso occupies the area 19,76 ha and reaches max. depth of 20 m.

Štrbské pleso offers the possibility of hiking in the summer season, in winter skiing, cross-country skiing and skialpinism in the beautiful nature. It is the ideal starting point for hiking to the central and also eastern part of the High Tatras. It is possible to get from here in summer season to Skok Waterfall (Vodopád skok) and Lake over Skok Watterfall by hike from Strbske Pleso lake (in about 1,5 - 2 hours) and further to the High Tatra Mountains. It is possible to get also to Popradské pleso lake from here (about 1.5 h) by hike and further on Ostrva Peak (1 984 m.a.s.l).

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Objects, services, attractions around (up to 50 km - direct distance)

Waterfall Skok (Vodopád Skok)
3,49 km
Lake over Skok Watterfall (Pleso nad Skokom)
3,74 km
Popradske pleso - lake in High Tatras
3,79 km
Hincovo lake - Small Hincovo Lake (Malé Hincovo pleso)
5,72 km
Frog lakes in Mengusov valley
5,76 km
Batizov waterfalls (Batizovské vodopády)
6,08 km
City/Municipality: Vysoké Tatry
Batizov Mountain Lake (Batizovske pleso)
6,18 km
Hincovo Lake - Large Hincovo lake (Veľké Hincovo Pleso)
6,32 km
Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít)
7,17 km
Blue lake (Modré pleso)
12,08 km
Starý Smokovec (High Tatras) (Municipality)
12,10 km
Lomnický peak (Lomický Štít)
13,86 km
Rocky Mountain Lake (Skalnaté pleso)
14,63 km
Green lake in High Tatras
15,25 km
Tatranská Lomnica (Municipality)
16,95 km
Roháčske lakes (Roháčske plesá)
24,63 km
Ťatliakovo lake (Ťatliakovo jazero)
24,72 km
Roháč waterfall (Roháčsky vodopád)
26,23 km
Evangelical lyceum - lyceum library
26,92 km
City/Municipality: Kežmarok
Kežmarok - New Evangelical Church
26,98 km
City/Municipality: Kežmarok
Basilica minor of the Holy Cross - Kežmarok
27,08 km
City/Municipality: Kežmarok
Kežmarok Town Hall
27,11 km
City/Municipality: Kežmarok
Kežmarok castle
27,38 km
City/Municipality: Kežmarok
Slovak National Gallery - Strážky Mansion
29,31 km
City/Municipality: Spišská Belá
Milan Rúfus house
30,71 km
City/Municipality: Závažná Poruba
Dobšinská Ice Cave (Dobšinská ľadová jaskyňa)
32,84 km
City/Municipality: Dobšiná
Demänovska Ice Cave (Demänovská ľadová jaskyňa)
36,68 km
Demänovská Cave of Liberty (Demänovská jaskyňa slobody)
37,08 km
Levoča (City)
40,10 km
ZOO Spišská Nová Ves (ZOO SNV)
43,28 km
City/Municipality: Spišská Nová Ves
Wooden Gothic Church of All Saints - Tvrdosin
43,36 km
City/Municipality: Tvrdošín
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