Retezat Mountains are located in the western of the South Carpathians, being known by varied flora and myriad lakes.

Retezat

Tapului lake

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GPS Coordinates:
45,37606 N, 22,92414 E

Taul Goat is the most picturesque and photogenic lake in Retezat. Hidden from the rocks in a narrow bucket is naturally protected because all routes that bring here are cumbersome and require mountaineering experience. It is located under closed doors, at an altitude of 2130 m

Powered by four springs and snow avalanches reached an area of 2.30 hectares, with a length of 200 and a width of 130 m gives a special charm grassy islet started occurring after an avalanche on the peak height Goat and off the lake, depositing debris that exceeded the water level by about a meter. The maximum depth is 6 m of water draining downhill, but rich creek can be seen at about 15 m from the lake.

Level differences give rise to waterfalls embellish valley between juniper, until merging with Custurii bull creek. Lake trout was populated in 1977, and around the lake are mormote populations whose whistling May occasionally pierces the silence of this piece of heaven. The only recommended route which you can get on the road to the lake is closed gates, which long has been closed due to hazards and thanked reopened collective effort Retezat National Park, which has set route.

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