Medicine Lake by John1950

Medicine Lake is situated in the Jasper National Park about 12 miles southeast of the town of Jasper It is just over 4 miles long and a quite a shallow lake. The lake is part of the Maligne valley watershed and glacial fed

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Medicine Lake Sunset – Jasper National Park by ryan_kole

I took this my first night in Jasper. I literally just got back from a three day excursion… It was pretty awesome and just what I needed… Even though it has left me exhausted for numerous reasons haha.

Anyway… My plans for the first night were thwarted by my friend as he needed a lift to the Watchtower Basin Trail which is just before this glorious lake. Since the road re-opened, I wanted to check out what the Excelsior Fire did to this location… It is drastically different but thankfully, its still as gorgeous as ever.

I have taken so many pictures of this lake over the years… various seasons and time of day… This is my personal favourite. Also of note, this image is completely unedited in any way. This is exactly what it looked like at that moment in time.

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Magic Portal by mreyfman

This rainbow came as a reward for the patience. We were soaking under pouring rain in anticipation that some magic will happen. And it did! Sun broke through dramatic dark clouds for few minutes and perfect rainbow shone over Medicine Lake. I wish I had more time to move to the left and closer to the water, BTW…
4 frames panoramic capture.
Archive, July 2008.
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