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Spotted Lake

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Address: Okanagan Valley | Property of the Okanagan Nation. Access Denied for Environmental Reasons, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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It was worth the stop to look at the Spotted Lake. It was very interesting and worth taking photos. You can't go down to the lake, but this is understandable when you read the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
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North Vancouver, Canada
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Too bad for us the lake was completely frozen over. We could see about three tan colored spots on the lake but that was it. Otherwise it was totally white.

Thank L A
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was worth the stop to look at the Spotted Lake. It was very interesting and worth taking photos. You can't go down to the lake, but this is understandable when you read the sign.

Thank robyn549
Kelowna, Canada
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Got chance to see this lake finally. It was really amazing and the formation of small ponds within the lake because of minerals and salts, is very interesting too. It is not open to the public access, however, you still can see this lake from a distance. Govt is planning to open this place to the public access.

Thank Kushal P
Lennox Head, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

A short drive out of town (10-15 minuets) this lake is a pretty cool sight! It will be great when you can walk down closer, however it was still pretty cool from up the top! There is no sign from the town side so you will more then likely miss it and have to do a U-turn to get here.

1 Thank ClaireKing92
Spokane, Washington
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Spotted Lake isn't more than a pullout on the side of the highway at the moment, but it is an interesting natural feature. Take a moment to read about how the lake forms the individual pools, and the significance of the lake to the local tribes. There are supposedly plans to develop this stop into a more significant attraction that... More 

Thank Leena H
Campbell River, . B.C.
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86 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

It will be nice when they have more par King and better viewpoints to get closer to the lake. They are working on it.

Thank ria3896
Lancashire England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A lake sacred to the First Nations, that has hundreds of separate pools of highly concentrated minerals. Never seen anything like it. We got there quite late in the day when the light was quite flat, even then it looked good. I would love to see it in different light as I imagine it would be great to see early... More 

Thank simply-peregrinating
Prince George, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Very odd & very interesting all rolled into one. Best part of getting to see this natural occurance is that it is visible right from the highway! You can just pull over and see it from the comfort of your car! You can get great information from the Osoyoos visitors /Chamber of Commerce office. It is a must see when... More 

Thank Halsey48
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We went through Osoyoos in October and stopped off at this lake. It is a stunning sight. There isn't any parking for the lake, but I believe it is a work in progress and a second phase will bring better parking, access and information about the lake. We found an information board about the lake about 1km further up the... More 

Thank MnMCollins3792
Coleman, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is an unique place to see! Never seen something like it before.Too bad that the accessibility is poor.

Thank inekereitsma

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