Exceptional lakes in the national park at a glance:
- Kratzenbergsee lake in Hollersbachtal valley measures an impressive 27 ha, making it the largest lake in the national park.
- Schwarzsee lake in Lungau is the deepest in the national park area with its 56.8 m.
- Uttendorf Stubachtal Valley is home to the highest located lake, Eissee, by Hochfürlegg mountain at 2,943 m altitude.
- One of the likely most myth-enshrouded lakes in the national park is Schödersee lake. It'a periodoc lake which only forms after strong rainfall or during snowmelt.
- Another distinct lake is Sandersee, located in the foreland to the Pasterze glacier. It has a braided system of runnels and delta formation can be observed.
The Krimml waterfalls are not only the biggest waterfalls in the Alps, but also in Europe and have a healing effect on those suffering from asthma and allergies.