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Osoyoos Lake

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Address: Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada
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Known as the "warmest lake in Canada," Osoyoos Lake stretches...

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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What a beautiful lake & warm lake to People are friendly & great place to visit I would go again for sure Ososyoos has so much to see & things to do

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Nancy W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful lake & warm lake to People are friendly & great place to visit I would go again for sure Ososyoos has so much to see & things to do

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Thank Nancy W
Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very uniquely shaped lake and runs mostly north-south. It cuts through the downtown area of Osoyoos. Good for boating and swimming. One peeve is the amount of milfoil weed in the lake in the swimming areas.

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Thank AirSchis
Sooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love everything about this lake. Its warm, its deep in places and shallow in others and its such a nice place to take a dip when the weather is hot. I could forgo doing anything else in Osoyoos if it meant I could spend all day out on and in the lake.

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Surrey, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite lake -- warm, smooth beaches, grassy areas to play, and lots of water activities. We stay near the public beach on Kingfisher and it always has lots of room, shade, access to bathrooms, and a floating dock for the kids to swim to.

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Thank MommaVof3
Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To many bikes on the trail. Lots of nice people, nice wide path, lotscof room for a stroller. Right by the lake.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an active lake with a beach and boats using it regularly. There is a swimming area and supposedly the water is the warmest lake in Canada. There is a lot of good accommodation on the lake including a holiday Inn and some lovely Beach resort called Watermark with a variety of rooms for hire. On the day that... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the hot day at the beach. The sand was nice and there were lots of shady spots for those of us that need a break from the sun. Close to downtown. There were a lot of interesting young people there. Great vibe. Many people were spontaneously jamming on the piano just off of the beach. Soon other instrument... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on vacation, drove all around the lake. Lots of beautiful houses, several resorts right on the lake plus several public beaches for adults and children. Also a marina for boats. Have seen several people water skiing on the lake. Helga

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Richmond, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Beautiful view, warm water in the summer. Lots of activities. Not too deep around the shoreline, so great for young families.

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Thank Alison G
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Was able to get out on the lake with some stand up paddle boards and enjoyed the time immensely. There are some speed boats out there along with some sailboats but you can easily avoid them if you want to paddle up north a bit. The lake was so calm (with the exception of wakes from the boats) and you... More 

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