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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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Nice stop on highway

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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York, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This site isn't exactly the place for the iPod generation, I suspect, but it is very interesting ecologically. It is not "contaminated", as one reviewer suggested. It is a closed lake which means it does not drain into the sea, but water only leaves by evaporation. This results in high mineral concentration - the Great Salt Lake is another example.... More 

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Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The spotted lake belongs to the Osoyoos Indian Band and is ever changing and ideal for photos at any time of the year. Its free to look at just stop by on high way 3 west of Osoyoos and snap a few shots . Do not trespass on the native soil its home to several desert species and grasses .... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It is easy to pull over and view the lake. There is a little information on the gate about the history of the site and there is a plan to make this location more of an attraction. I have never seen a lake like this so it is quite interesting. I heard that there are days when there are many... More 

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9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went twice to this very interesting lake. We found out about it from the Tourist info people and glad we did. The first time we went in early evening and the colors were truly astonishing! We went during a very bright afternoon and the colors were not as vivid. The sign in the gate says that they may be... More 

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Langley, Bc
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34 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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