Lake Ruppiner See has excellent water quality. There are numerous bathing areas where you can cool off on a hot day. One of these is located east of Buskow behind a small copse. Here there is a small lawn for sunbathing with a shallow bank with a jetty to access the lake. The approach is via Buskower Dorfstrasse.
Lake Ruppiner See is the longest lake in the state of Brandenburg at 14 kilometres. It has a surface area of 807 hectares.