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Türlersee

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2.8 mile 4.6 kilometer point to point
99% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 183' 56 m
Descent: -190' -58 m
High: 2,214' 675 m
Low: 2,120' 646 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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A beautiful and relaxing city getaway featuring an easy trail and great swimming.

Simona Girardi

Features Swimming · Wildlife

The Badi can sometimes get quite full, especially in summer. Parking lot by Badi also gets full.

Need to Know

Parking by the Badi costs 5 CHF, and a 5 CHF entrance-free per adult. Free parking is available on the other side of the lake, but can also get busy on weekends.

Runner Notes

For runners, this 4.6km route is perfect for a light recovery run or for interval training, with the extra bonus of a refreshing swim at the end!

Description

I honestly love this little lake. It is a real gem for a day/half-day trip. It is close enough to the city not to have to travel for hours and yet far enough to make you feel like you are in the middle of the countryside. It even comes equipped with its own local farm animals such as cows and sheep.

The lake itself is beautifully kept, the water is clean, and the surrounding area is pristine. The trail around the lake is perfect for families with small children or those who just want an easy walk with beautiful views. The path is mostly flat with two light and short uphills. It runs through a forest, fields, and along the banks of the lake.

There are restaurants nearby (www.erpel.ch andtuerlersee.ch/restaurant.php), you can rent paddle boards or use the grill stations for a barbecue.There is even a play area for toddlers in the Badi! Lot's of fun for everyone!

For the full review, head over to my blog.

Flora & Fauna

Ducks, Common Coot, Pike-Perch, Whitefish.

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Lakeside relaxation - and common coot chicks!
Jul 1, 2019 near Affolte…, CH
Türlersee - Zürich's Hidden Gem
Jul 1, 2019 near Mühleha…, CH
Green oasis.
Jul 1, 2019 near Affolte…, CH

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