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Medicine Lake

Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice blue lake, which has an interesting story about how it disappears and on how the lake is formed. Nice spots around the lake for viewing wildlife, we were lucky to be able to see an Eagle’s nest.

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove past this on the way to Maligne lake and got some amazing pictures. The contrast of the water and the snowy mountains, reflections and flora. Not sure what you can do on the lake, but its very pretty,

Thank shaunsouthern
Reviewed 1 week ago

Strangely not the most photogenic lake in Jasper National Park, though only for the amount of competition. We liked going to Maligne Lake first (it is on the same road) and then working our way back to Medicine Lake, while stopping on the way to...More

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here as we were on our way to Maligne Lake. Interesting lake that drains throughout the summer/ autumn. The burnt trees surrounding it (from a lightning strike) gave it a slightly mysterious feel. We had a lovely stroll along the water's edge and stopped...More

Thank moll404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went by it on the way to Malign Lake. The lake was just beautiful beyond word. It had snowed for a couple of days before, in September!, the bank was covered by snow and there was ice and snow on the water.

Thank Pat2012NJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't take that long to look at Medicine Lake and I wouldn't call it a destination by itself, but we found it to be very pretty and a good stop as we worked our way along Maligne Canyon Road. There's at least one nesting...More

Thank darwinmoore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We weren't aware of this lake when we were heading to Maligne lake so it was a breathtaking surprise. The light was perfect and it was just a sight to behold. Take a few moments to drink it all in when you see it!

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is called "The Disappearing Lake". That fact was the most interesting about our stop here. The surrounding scenery of the Canadian Rockies does not disappoint. And there are trails from this lake for the longer-range hiker. Not much for the tender-footed folks however.

Thank Dee R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on our way to Lake Maligne at the parking/picknick area lukely it was still full of water a clear sky, hence we had the beautiful view as seen in the photo.

Thank Ernst t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enroute to Maligne Lake youll pass Medicine lake, its a quick pic stop but is stunning. Keep an eye out for bald eagles

Thank Tony O
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Jodi B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it matters. There is parking. We saw two brown bears and the eagles nest. Absolutely exquisite place to see. A must!
20 June 2016|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
Not normally. As of now water level is normal so you should be OK.