|The Herthasee in autumn|
|Geographical location||Rhineland-Palatinate , Rhein-Lahn-Kreis|
|Altitude above sea level|
|Maximum depth||10 m|
The Herthasee is located directly on the federal highway 417 between Holzappel and Horhausen in the Nassau Nature Park in Rhineland-Palatinate . The lake is height at the foot of the peak. It has an area of about six hectares and a maximum depth of ten meters. Its idyllic surroundings and its good water quality make it a popular destination.
The lake was created in 1846 when the construction of a dam ensured the fresh water supply to the nearby Holzappel pit . The Herthasee is thus an artificial lake. The lake has been called Herthasee since 1907; previously it was called Wackerhannes or Wackerhans pond .
A circumnavigation on the given path is 1040 meters.