Cerknica lake is an intermittent lake near Cerknica in Inner Carniola, a region of Slovenia. When full, it is the largest lake in the country. It lies in the southern part of the Cerknica Polje. The surface of the lake can reach up to 38 km² and the surface level varies from 546 to 551 metres above sea level.
The highest peak of Javornik (1273m) is hidden in the clouds
During rainy months, the lake always floods.
In summer, all of this is one big grassy field
Cerknica is a town and municipality in the Kras region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 10,284. It belongs to the traditional region of Inner Carniola
Some villages get cut of by watter
The "land" can be reached only by boats.
Srećom, cesta se još drži
In a village of Laze
Few kilometers away, on Planinsko polje, another lake had formed
Snowing on Javornik
In between Cerknisko polje and Planinsko polje lays park of nature Rakov Škocjan. The park is characterized by its variety of karst formations of which most spectacular are Mali and Veliki naravni most.
Mali naravni most
Lake Cerknica is an important wildlife resort, especially as a nesting place for many bird species.
Triglav (2864m) from Cerknica lake