9 Heart Shaped Lakes around the World ...


I never realized there were so many heart-shaped lakes in the world. You can find them on every continent. Some are very distinctively heart shaped, while others you have to work a little to see the shape. These are features that are best seen from above,because as with all lakes, the shape is not discernible at ground level. Let’s take a look at some of the world’s most distinctive and best heart-shaped lakes.

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Heart Lake, Canada

Heart Lake, Canada One of the loveliest heart-shaped lakes is the aptly named Hart Lake in Canada. Lying in the eponymous conservation area in Brampton, Ontario, the lake is popular with the locals. To maintain the beauty of the area which offers numerous hiking and biking trails, as well as swimming, local school children plant trees.


Heart Lake, Canada is located in the Heart Lake Conservation Area in Brampton, Ontario. The lake is surrounded by beautiful scenery and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and swimming. It is also a popular spot for local school children to plant trees, helping to maintain the natural beauty of the area. The lake is approximately 0.6 square kilometers in size and is fed by underground springs. It is known for its crystal clear water and is home to a variety of fish species, making it a popular spot for fishing as well. The conservation area also has picnic areas and camping facilities, making it a great destination for a weekend getaway.


Lower Chicago Lake, USA

Lower Chicago Lake, USA I was interested to learn that the Chicago Lakes are actually in Colorado. It gets even more confusing because the closest town is Idaho Springs, in the Mount Evans Wilderness – so that’s Chicago, Colorado and Idaho all in one location. Anyway, enough of that. The heart shaped lake is the smaller of the Chicago Lakes and is at a lower elevation than Upper Chicago Lake so you can stand at Upper and view the heart shape of Lower.


Lac Du Montagnon, France

Lac Du Montagnon, France This lovely heart-shaped lake lies high up in the Pyrénées National Park in France. It sits at an elevation of 2003 meters and the best view is from the top of Montagnon Iseye (2173m).


Accessing this whimsical body of water is no small feat; it requires a bit of hiking prowess. Adventurers often start their trek from the village of Bilhères en Ossau and ascend through the idyllic countryside. The incline steadily increases, but so does the anticipation. Once at the summit, the reward is two-fold: the breathtaking view of the lake's perfect heart shape, nestled among rugged mountain peaks, and the sense of accomplishment. It's a romantic escape for those who enjoy the serenity of nature combined with a touch of challenging adventure.


Rih Lake, Myanmar

Rih Lake, Myanmar Myanmar’s heart shaped lake is found in Chin State, in a valley between the Chin Mountains and the mountains of the Indian border. It is one of the prettiest spots in northwestern Myanmar and attracts a lot of tourists despite that it’s quite difficult to get to.


The enchanting Rih Lake is often referred to as 'the heart of Chin State', symbolizing love and inspiring countless local legends. Encircled by lush hills and traditional villages, it provides a serene escape, with an air of untouched beauty that's truly mesmerizing. Accessing this secluded gem involves a journey through rugged terrain, which somewhat adds to its allure. Once there, visitors can bask in the tranquility, take boat trips across the still waters, or explore the cultural heritage of the surrounding communities who regard Rih Lake with great reverence and mythical significance.


Lake Borebukta, Norway

Lake Borebukta, Norway Unsurprisingly, Lake Borebukta is also known as the “Pool of Love”. The lake emerged after a glacier melted and is beautifully surrounded by Arctic landscape. The lake is located in the Svalbard Archipelago, on Spitzbergen Island, Norway’s largest island.


The mirror-like waters reflect the serene sky, casting an ethereal glow on the surrounding snow-dusted peaks. Couples often treasure this secluded spot for its romantic ambiance and stunning natural beauty. Adventurous hearts may explore the nearby glaciated valleys, adding a touch of adventure to the romance. Visitors to Lake Borebukta must also keep an eye out for the diverse wildlife, including polar bears and seals, which add an exciting element to the tranquil setting. The lake's pristine environment and unique heart shape truly make it a jewel of the Arctic.

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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee

Buyuk Lake, Turkey

Buyuk Lake, Turkey Buyuk is one of a few lakes shaped like a heart in Turkey (Narli Gol is another well known one.) Unlike Narli Gol which is a volcanic crater lake, Buyuk Gol was formed by landslides. Buyuk lies in Yedigoller National Park in Northern Turkey.


Surrounded by the lush, green haven of Yedigoller (Seven Lakes) National Park, Buyuk Lake offers not just a visually stunning romantic spot, but also an escape into nature. Visitors can find themselves walking along the forested paths, enjoying the symphony of colorful foliage, especially in autumn. The park's unique biodiversity, with its flora and fauna, intertwines perfectly with the quaint charm of the lake, making it a paradise for photographers and nature lovers alike. Whether you're looking for a quiet picnic spot or an opportunity to reconnect with nature, Buyuk Lake is a truly enchanting destination.


Trnovačko Lake, Montenegro

Trnovačko Lake, Montenegro Known for its deep green-blue color, Trnovačko Lake is popular with summer hikers and campers who are drawn to the natural beauty of the small country of Montenegro. The lake is surrounded by huge rocky peaks that give it an amphitheater feel.


Eros Lake, India

Eros Lake, India India’s heart shaped lake lies at 1398 meters above sea level in the Western Ghat Mountains in Kerala. It is about halfway along the hiking route to the top of Chembra Peak and is a popular stopping off point. The lake is believed never to have dried up.


Eros Lake, also known as the Heart Lake, is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers in India. Located in the Western Ghat Mountains of Kerala, this heart-shaped lake sits at an elevation of 1398 meters above sea level. It is situated along the trek to Chembra Peak, the highest peak in the region. The lake is surrounded by lush greenery and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. It is believed to be a perennial lake, never drying up even during the driest seasons. The heart shape of the lake adds to its charm, making it a popular spot for romantic getaways and photo opportunities.


Heart Lake, Russia

Heart Lake, Russia This darling little lake – about which few details are known – lies at the foot of Peak Cherskogo in the Chersky Mountains, not so very far from the massive Lake Baikal. If you want to climb Gora Cherskogo to view the lake, it’s a 5-hour trek.

Heart-shaped lakes are among Mother Nature’s most romantic creations. She sure does know how to make us smile. Would you like to visit any of these places?

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#4 Anatomically, it looks more kidney- than heart-shaped.

#3 Is this a lake or a huge heart shaped bowl of pea soup.

#1 "Heart" or "Hart"? Surely it's either one or the other!

Yes absolutely @ Pannacotta Cupcake ! Great idea! Shame I lol never have a honeymoon :(

The ultimate honeymoon would be to visit all of these lakes haha :)

Lol I feel the same way Miss honey

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