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Spotted Lake

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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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Interesting image with some signage. It has potential for more interpretive signage and an option to take a closer look! Can only view from the road so have the telephoto lens... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Edmonton, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were staying in Osoyoos, so we jumped into the truck and drove up the #3 Highway towards Princeton and about 5 minutes away was the lake. We parked and took a quick look at it. It's interesting to stop, but not for longer than a few minutes. There is not much parking, you can't get near the lake, and... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting image with some signage. It has potential for more interpretive signage and an option to take a closer look! Can only view from the road so have the telephoto lens handy!

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to take a picture. The kids were interested after watching a film at Nk'Mip Cultural Centre. I look forward to the future when the area is expanded by the local band. It's a great conversation starter too!

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Thank MommaVof3
Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great spot (ha! ha!) for pictures. There was not any information about the lake when we were there except that the band who owns the land was working on turning it into an attraction. It's on a busy highway so park safely and mind the kids as it can get busy there.

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Thank Canack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing local attraction. Great history of how it came to be. A must see for any tourist. An awe inspiring visit

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Thank Michael R
Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We saw the spotted lake as we drove by and stopped to look at the lake. The area is not open to the public as far as I could see. There is a gate with a view point, which says going further would be trespassing.

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Thank wanderingelves
Osoyoos, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We heard about Spotted Lake from locals in Osoyoos, as well as from the local, excellent visitor center and wanted to see it for ourselves. Turned out that we had passed it twice without realizing it was there! You can't actually get down to the lake (yet - the local Indian Band are working on changing that) but it doesn't... More 

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Charlotte
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's right on a main highway and only a 5 minute drive or so from Osoyoos, so it's worth a stop (or side trip) just to see a natural sight that you've probably never seen before. Unfortunately when we were there, the gate to drive down closer to it was locked---not sure if it is permanently closed or not. But... More 

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Calgary
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped on the ride from Keremeos to Osoyoos. Pulled to the side of the road and viewed from afar. Nothing special.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting and trult unique lake. It is well worth the stop to look at it and take a few pictures. The signage is not great and the pull off area of the highway is limited. Unfortunately and fortunately one can not get close to the lake because it is on sacred grounds. It is a very... More 

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