The Oberaarsee is located in the canton of Bern in the community Guttannen.

The Oberaarsee is of the dammed in the same region Grimselsee, Räterichsbodensee and the Gelmersee the highest lake. Is the same Oberaargletscher On the west side of the lake.

Traffic Technically, the lake can be reached only via the Grimsel Pass and the scenic road. A power plant 's own cable car ensures reachability in winter.


The dam was completed in 1953 Oberaar.

Technical data of the dam

Storage volume: 65 million m³

The Oberaarsee seen from the hotel Oberaar