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Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park

Categories: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web
Witness a rare natural phenomenon at Medicine Lake. Visit in summer and you’ll enjoy the clear water, but go in winter and you’ll see no lake. This unusual occurrence happens due to the underground cave system--during warm months the lake fills with water from melted glaciers and smaller streams, but when the inflow decreases in winter, it disappears. The surrounding area teems with wildlife, including mountain goats and sheep. Take a camera and you might just capture some photos of the roving animals. Plan to see Medicine Lake and other attractions that appeal to you using our Jasper holiday planner.
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  • Canada is a great place too much bother to look it up on the extent to which, on the way to the Lake perimeters Merlin. The Lake beside the road, so if you don't have the time to take a good picture, got out and take a look at as conductor. Clear Lake and distant mountains create a wonderful scenery of this mingling was. Jasper Lake Road on the way to take a good look. You can also see a bear. I'm lucky for me on the way to the Lake is twice as long as the road that comes from the same place during the drive, we've seen a bear in the wild.
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  • This lake was included in the itinerary of our coach tour from Jasper. We stopped at one end and then continued along the road, which follows the shores for a considerable distance. At the small view ...  read more »
  • We were shocked to see this lake with barely any water. There were a few streams running through it, but mostly it was dry and lifeless. We asked about it at the visitor center and they say it does th...  read more »
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