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Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park

(4.2/5 based on 240+ 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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  • Completely different from other lakes, but still very breath-takingly beautiful! Fascinating history and gorgeous views! 
  • Der Medicine Lake an sich ist weniger schön als viele andere Seen der Umgebung. Die Veränderung des Wasserstandes ist allerdings sehr interessant und eine Besuch wert 
  • 其实落基山脉一路都是超美好的湖,所以相比louise和marine湖比,稍有逊色,banff和jasper印象最深刻的还有bow 湖 ,两次看都是不同的景色。medicine路过就看看吧,如果很赶的行者就不必可以来了~