Name: Walchensee or Lake Walchen
What to do: Walchensee is a dream hiking destination e.g. hike around the Lake or hike up to the Herzogstand.
Good to know: Walchensee belongs to the Karwendel area in the Bavaria Alps.
Where to park: In order to go up to the Herzogstand park at Herzogstandbahn, Am Tanneneck, Walchensee.
Tip: a visit for hiking is best in the summer (Jun/Jul/Aug). Depending on the weather it can be nice in Mai and Sep as well but check for snow forecast before you go.
Personal opinion: beautiful hiking area with lots of hiking options. Due to the fact that this area belongs to the alps, many hiking path are alpine. In case of the Walchensee you can also take the Herzogstand cable car in order to get up the mountain.