Lake Wildmoossee, situated three kilometres west of Seefeld, is an a-periodical natural phenomenon which appears at irregular intervals.
In the past the lake would emerge approximately every four years from the network of caves below ground where meltwater and rainfall collect before being forced to the surface by the groundwater below to form the Wildmoossee. The highest water levels are generally recorded in May, with the lake remaining present throughout the summer and slowly disappearing as autumn turns to winter.
The lake‘s irregular and a-periodical appearance mean that it changes its size, shape and depth every time it emerges. One thing that does not change, though, is the spectacular scenery which surrounds it – flower-filled meadows and thick forests comprising larch, birch and other trees with many hiking paths make the Wildmoossee a popular destination for families and nature lovers.
Just a 30-minute walk from the Wildmoossee is the Lottensee, another mountain lake which appears a-periodically thanks to the same natural phenomenon and which can also be used for swimming when deep enough.