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“A great spot for wildlife viewing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Medicine Lake

Medicine Lake
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US$101.62*
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Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper
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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A great spot for wildlife viewing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

On the way from Jasper to Maligne Lake, this lake was really serene and the changing water levels made it look and photograph differently from different places along its length. We spotted not one, not two - but three bears along its perimeter. Surely a hotspot for wildlife!
What was even more amazing is that the bears continued to graze and stay in the same spot for over two hours.

Visited June 2014
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Calgary, Canada
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“lots of wildlife”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

The lake is breathtaking but also a great spot for wildlife. Bald eagles have a nest there, need binoculars though, saw mama and baby bear and if you like the little friends, lots of pikas. Just seat on the rocks to the right and stay put, you will see them...

Visited July 2014
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Kalispell, Montana
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“Simply A Geologic Oddity, Not A Stunningly Beautiful Lake But There Are Bald Eagles.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

If you are not interested in geology, you will most likely be unimpressed and completely bored with this particular lake. There is a pair of nesting Bald Eagles high in a tree near the shoreline. Later in the season after the eaglets leave the nest, you may see those majestic birds soaring above you as they fish in the lake for dinner. Watch the skies carefully, you may see the eagles anywhere in the parks, near the lakes and rivers.

Visited June 2014
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Tugun, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

Yet another of Natures little beauties. Great photos of this lake. WIsh I lived in Jasper so I could visit these amazing places every week.

Visited May 2014
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New Glasgow, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“The View is amazing.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

We went for a wedding. There was a Grizzly bear stopping them from getting married right on the lake, so they got married by one of those information stands off the road. It was still beautiful there. Would defiantly go back.

Visited June 2014
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