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Lacu Rosu (Red Lake), Gheorgheni
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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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  • We were surprised by how nice that is. I recommend a full ride to Lake walk. Try to escape from the large amount of people that are at the entrance.
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  • As I understand, the lake was formed after a landslide blocked off the river. Tops of tree trunks may be seen in part of the lake. It's certainly scenic on the way. There are canoes and paddle boats a...  more »
  • Located in a very nice environment, within walking distance of the Bicaz Gorge, it is worth spend awhile, though when we were the colour of the water was not too nice. Be the car in a couple of parking lots that are opposite, at a price of 2.50 lei full day. Also there are w.c. of payment, to 1 leu. In the vicinity there are many beach bars where you can eat or drink something and many stalls selling souvenirs.
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