This is the rushest and the most famous mountain lake in the High Tatras mountains. The area is 1346 meters above sea level. Ancient inhabitants had been working as wood workers, shephards, coal-men, herbalists. There is a one matter of interest from that time. Local people wanted to discharged today´s Strbske pleso in order to get a new meadows. Since the end of 19th century the lake have been artificially fill with fish. The lake´s water had been so clear that local people had broked ice during winter which had been sent to Berlin or to Budapest.