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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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neat for a stop

I stopped here on my way back from the coast. I took some pictures but was disappointed I couldn't really find any info around the stop. On the opposite side of the highway... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
Tay F
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Osoyoos, Canada
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Langley, Bc
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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

All you can do is stop for a Pic of this unique lake; it's closed to the public. There is a visitor centre planned for nearby, but it's not open yet.

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Osoyoos, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I stopped here on my way back from the coast. I took some pictures but was disappointed I couldn't really find any info around the stop. On the opposite side of the highway further up I found the spotted lake sign.....but there was no lake

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Osoyoos
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's hard to describe Spotted Lake! Not too far west of Osoyoos, BC on the south (left going west) side of the highway. It's sad that the lake has to be protected from "humans" becasue we almost destryed it! A very sacred Native site that is truly amazing to see!

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
41 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

worth stopping for a look but its not possible to get close as this land is tribal land and is restricted access. that combine with the fact there is no parking on the side of the highway makes for a difficult and disappointing stop for something that is so interesting and unique

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Vancouver, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It's a lake with funky coloured circles. A quick look and a pic is all it requires. It looks so gross, you'd die if you fell in.

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Leduc, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This pool of water or small lake is right along highway in a valley over a hill. You can only view from a site along highway as you are prohibited from going down to the water. We saw another one of these about 400Km northwest of Osoyoos and actually think this water is contaminated in some way. Not impressed!!!!!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Worthwhile stopping for a look. I have not seen anything like this elsewhere and it's right on the highway.

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B.C.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

~Mother's nature natural wonder. You have to see it to believe it!! The spots are so hard I saw people walking on them all the way to the middle of the lake!!

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Osoyoos, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A must see when in the Osoyoos area.. I've have never seen anything like it.. There is no access, and you must park on the side of the highway, but worth a look at...

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Nicolet, Canada
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31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Never saw something like this in my whole life! The Spotted Lake is located on route 3, when you arrive to Osoyoos. It is particular because the lake looks like a Dalmatian dog with all its spots of water and sand. You have to make the detour to see this natural phenomenon. If you don't, you will miss something!

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