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Address: Okanagan Valley | Property of the Okanagan Nation. Access Denied for Environmental Reasons, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 632029175

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Worth a Quick Stop

The lake is situated on Highway 3 a few kilometres out of town and worth stopping if you are driving that way for a quick photo. Unfortunately access to the lake is now closed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

this was recommended by Trip advisor..we followed the map..about 15 minutes outside of town. What a View! this is a Spectacular Experience and definitely worth the drive and stop! Very peaceful..and Just a photo OP! Alone! ..dont miss!

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Keremeos, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

It not only looks neat, with the spots and all, really looks like salt deposits, but I can verify that if you soak a wound in this puddle, it will heal up fast. I did just that many years ago, and the large wound on my hand really healed fast after that! I believe it lies on private property, and... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The spotted lake is right on the side of the highway with little to know information to let people know it is coming up, but if you aren't speeding long you should be able to stop in time. Note, there is next to no parking so you might have to park on the side of the highway.

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Spotted Lake is richly concentrated with various minerals. It contains dense deposits of magnesium sulfate, calcium and sodium sulphates. It also contains high concentrations of eight other minerals and lower amounts of silver and titanium. Most of the water in the lake evaporates over the summer, revealing colorful mineral deposits. Large “spots” on the lake appear and are colored according... More 

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England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The lake is situated on Highway 3 a few kilometres out of town and worth stopping if you are driving that way for a quick photo. Unfortunately access to the lake is now closed due to vandalism as this lake is a sacred site to the local tribe. More information on their website or from Visitor Information.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A cool spot to stop to. The drive as such is spectacular! The Lake has no access with no trespassing allowed. It's a small stopover to take photos and keep driving.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This lake looks so fascinating. There is a large sign for it but right underneath there is a gate so that you cannot actually get close to the lake. Since the lake is right next to the Hope-Princeton highway entering Osoyoos, you have to be quick to turn off right in front of the gate as there are no warning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You can feel the ancestors presence while you sit on the side of the hill. There is a little car park off the road that is not displayed. The sunset over the mineral pools is stunning and spell bounding. Sit close your eyes and listen to the stories that are shared about the lake and it's people. Definitely a place... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Worth to go and see. You stop on highway and you can look for free. The colours are changing during the year as I heard

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Coquitlam, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Used to pass this lake a lot when we were living on the coast and traveling to the Kootenay's, didn't think a lot about it as there are other lakes like this in B.C. although this is probably the largest that I have seen. It depends on when you see it as sometimes it is not as vivid. It is... More 

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Address: Address: Okanagan Valley | Property of the Okanagan Nation. Access Denied for Environmental Reasons, Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 632029175
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Okanagan Valley  >  Osoyoos

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