© Martin Wymann, Naturpark Diemtigtal

Hike to the Meienfall lake

Short facts

  • start: Gsässweid Inn (Springenboden), Horboden
  • destination: Gsässweid Inn (Springenboden), Horboden
  • medium
  • 13,25 km
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • 728 m
  • 1912 m
  • 1326 m
  • 100 / 100
  • 40 / 100

best season

On this lake hike, it is not only the destination that is worthwhile: let yourself be surprised by the varied panorama along the way and enjoy the pure mountain air to the full.

Always accompanied by the tinkling of cowbells, you doubt that the small lake will appear with its fascinating turquoise-blue colour until the last few metres before your destination. So well hidden is the idyllic Meienfall lake off the beaten track in the Diemtigtal Nature Park. But the sight of the mountain lake exceeds all your expectations and impresses. How about a dip in the cool water on a hot day?

Even if you have to take the same way back as you did on the way up, the views will surprise you and offer variety. On the way, you will be joined by many an alpine dweller, because in summer it is not only the farmers' families who are at home here, but also their animals. You should therefore not shy away from encounters with cows and horses.


  • Street (15%)
  • Hiking Trail (27%)
  • Path (23%)
  • Crushed Rock (11%)
  • Asphalt Coating (24%)


General information

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