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Osoyoos Lake

Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #3 of 11 Attractions in Osoyoos
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches fourteen miles and is a favorite for...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming
Owner description: Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches fourteen miles and is a favorite for summer recreation and winter sports.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Beautiful town, peaceful lake that is not overly crowded. A nice place to relax and play. Generally a safe town where your worries and stress melts away.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It was a pretty lake, and I can just imagine how popular it is during the summer months. I wouldn't say this is a super scenic lake, due to the many hotels all along the shore.

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Rossendale, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Even in October, Osoyoos lake is like a warm bath, so ideal for water sports. Our activities were centred around walking round the shore. Plenty to keep you interested, lovely scenery

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Calgary, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It was dad. No boats or anything. It was the thanksgiving weekend and sunny yet barren. It seems people in the water were prepping their boats for winter. Nice small lake split in two sections by a tight narrow.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Rented sea-doos for the family. Had a gret time ripping around on the lake. Rented them during the weekdays which was nice as the lake was a little less busy. So many activities to choose from.

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Aarau, Switzerland
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25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great place to try stund up paddeling or any other water activity. Love the fact that is close to luke warm. Nice colours in the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stayed at the Bellavilla resort for one night ,hotel was clean and right on the lake ,so walk down the beach before going to bed ,the next day we spent the whole day at the beach ,water was nice temperature and clean . There a pub and liquor store right in front of the beach ,so you are set for... More 

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Fort Macleod, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is a nice lake, but... We visited during summer of 2014 with boat for our sons and paddle board for me. Lots of boats so the water was never great for the kids to wakeboard with all the waves. Windy too which made it a bit of a struggle for paddle boarding in early am as well. Nice place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Paddle boarding heaven. Lots of places to launch, easy access. Very peaceful habitat. As well tons of orchards and fruit stands to peruse local delicacies,

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Found a little spot where a developer had stopped work on their site and was able to let the dogs out. Was able to walk out about 500 metres into the lake and it was only waste deep ! (i'm 6 feet tall), the dogs loved it, I loved it and can't wait to play some more with sea doos... More 

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