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Peculiar site

Not a big lake, but the spots are quite noticeable, peculiar, and are different colours depending... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Osoyoos, Canada
Interesting Easy Pull Over side of the Hwy

This really is something unusual to see. The lake is. It accessible but from the Hwy pull over it... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Ziggy N
Nanaimo, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lake is located about 50 miles (80km) from our home. It is a unique and dramatic lake to visit. There is no access but it is clearly visible from the highway and very photogenic. If you are in the area visiting wineries it is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed January 17, 2019

This lake is quite a sight when the "spots" are visible, however, that was not the case this past summer and fall, for some reason. In the past it Has always been an interesting place to stop. The landscape around the lake is rugged and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Not a big lake, but the spots are quite noticeable, peculiar, and are different colours depending on the season. You need to pay attention when looking for it as it is just off Hwy 3 (South side), West of Osoyoos. Be careful of traffic when...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank alexgiovannelli
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Cant believe this lake is real. So amazing! A definite location to check out when passing through. Never seen anything like it.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Joan C
Reviewed October 29, 2018

They are working on a reclamation project. The gate is closed. Consequently, you have to view the lake from the road. There is no access to the lake so walking around it is impossible. Until they have finished the word, I wouldn’t go out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DavidL734
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Every time you visit spotted lake, you will have a different view. Great views of the valley just around the corner as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This really is something unusual to see. The lake is. It accessible but from the Hwy pull over it is easy to see the entire lake. There is a sign that designated the site and is located when you are driving in Osoyoos from the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ziggy N
Reviewed October 2, 2018

a worthwhile place to visit no entry allowed but can be viewed free of charge from the hwy 3 pull off

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barb P
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The usual view is great. You can easily see spots caused by minerals accumulating in shallow water. we were there at wrong moment, but worth a look. You can only park at lookout at side of road as this is a First Nations territory.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Unfortunately, you can't get right up to the lake. You have to just stop at the top which is gated and enjoy the view. There is a sign that gives information on the natural formation of the spots. I stop every year on my way...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank YonatiaEdmonton
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September 14, 2018|
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Response from Mitch7775 | Reviewed this property |
We went by about a week ago and there was nothing. From the water levels being so high over the spring, there was a ton of fresh water that went into the spotted lake and they disappeared. Stop and check, they may be back... More
Pierre-Nicolas S
September 4, 2018|
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Response from wgs649 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I did not see your question earlier. There are some neat things to see around the town of Hedley--the remains of the mine that operated there for many years (and does some tours-which I have not personally been on... More
Kristine H
September 9, 2016|
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Response from hope2like | Reviewed this property |
The area is fenced off at some distance away from the lake. Best activity would be photography with a long lens!