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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake), Gheorgheni

(3.9/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
Lacul Roșu is the largest barrier lake, in the Eastern Carpathians chain in Harghita County, Romania. The name of "Lacul Roșu" comes from the reddish alluvia deposited in the lake by the Red Creek. The lake falls within the jurisdiction of the municipality of Gheorgheni.It was formed in 1837, after a landslide blocked the Bicaz Valley. It is about 93 m deep and covers about 12.01 hectares.
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  • Stunning place. A great place for all of the family. God food and you kan do some shopping of local things. The road up to the lake is really something else, it runs up the mountain and is very steep ...  more »
  • Such a wonderful place to visit in Romania! Stunning landscapes, especially when the lake is frozen, we walked on it very easily. It was a great experience! 5*.  more »
  • Second time visiting this place, this time in winter, the lake was frozen you can skate on it, completely different then summer.  more »