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Spotted Lake, Osoyoos
(3.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Located nearby Canada’s Highway 3, Spotted Lake invites you to experience the unusual sight of vibrantly colored spots atop a body of water. Framed by hills, most of the lake’s water evaporates during the summer and reveals colorful mineral deposits on its bed. It contains a rich concentration of various minerals, including magnesium sulfate, calcium, and sodium sulphates. The large spots, which are found when water is present, are colored in accordance with the mineral composition below. Using our custom trip planner, Osoyoos attractions like Spotted Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A short drive out of town (10-15 minuets) this lake is a pretty cool sight! It will be great when you can walk down closer, however it was still pretty cool from up the top! There is no sign from the ...  more »
  • Spotted Lake isn't more than a pullout on the side of the highway at the moment, but it is an interesting natural feature. Take a moment to read about how the lake forms the individual pools, and the ...  more »
  • It will be nice when they have more par King and better viewpoints to get closer to the lake. They are working on it.