The Windgfällweiher is in the Dreiseen (three-lake) region in the Black Forest Highlands, between Lake Schluchsee and Feldberg-Altglashütten. You can comfortably walk around this little Black Forest lake in 45 minutes.
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The Windgfällweiher was enlarged to its current size in 1895. It is now 700 m long and 400 m wide. Some of the water from the Feldsee Lake first flows through the Windgfällweiher before reaching the Schluchsee Lake.
The Schluchseewerk acquired the Windgfällweiher in 1929 in order to build a canal that could channel the water from the Windgefällweiher into Lake Schluchsee. The Windgfällweiher has been a landscape protection area since 1950.
There is a lido with SUP rental directly by the lake.