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Address: Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Beauty shines right through forest fire

Like most people, we stopped here primarily because it was on the road between Jasper and Maligne Lake. After visiting it today, you might consider making it your primary... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Like most people, we stopped here primarily because it was on the road between Jasper and Maligne Lake. After visiting it today, you might consider making it your primary stop. Medicine Lake's curious geology makes for good trivia, but it is just as beautiful as the more popular Maligne Lake. It is easier to reach from Jasper, and more accessible... More 

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Pullman, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A gorgeous view, but mostly popular today due to the recent fires that have changed the whole environment. Even though it is a natural thing from time to time to get forests destroyed by fires, it's sad to see a gorgeous lake in the frame of burned trees.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Worth stopping for a look on your way to or from Maligne Lake. Amazing sheer mountains range down one side of the lake which totally empties in winter.

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Xiamen, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

medicine lake was just a few miles from our campsite. We stopped there the morning we left. Stopping to take in the view and we were rewarded with the sight of a black bear and her two cubs grazing on the grass at the edge of the water and mountain side.

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India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This emerald lake is on the way to Maligne lake right by the road. It is beautiful just like the others in this region. The entire lakes goes dry every october and then the glacial melt fills it again. The first nations believed that the water had medicinal properties. Just a 10 minutes stop over is good enough.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We took great photos from the car park area, and on the short path around the corner. Recommend you stop here to take photos..

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We woke up at 5am for a good reason - to visit the lake early! Amazed we were seeing and witnessing for the first time ever. You can spend hours to appreciate nature's finest beauty.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is over 4 miles long and very picturesque. It is not a true lake but an area where the Maligne River backs up and disappears underground through multiple sink holes. In late September it more or less drains away to nothing until the tap is turned on again from the melting glaciers in the Spring. In the 1970s a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It was along the shore of this lake that we saw a black bear asleep in a tree only meters from the roadside. We also saw a brown bear with a cub climbing trees for a feed. Just the medicine we needed.

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Kent, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Medicine Lake is a pretty little lake on the road from Jasper to Maligne Lake. At the west end of the lake, there’s a short gravel road that you can walk down to the shore of the lake. The area around the lake was covered with rocks and grasses — very peaceful and photogenic. It was also very quiet —... More 

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Address: Jasper National Park, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Jasper National Park

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