The Queen Elizabeth Range is to the left (east). The west side of the lake had just recently bruned about a month before. Just before taking this photo, we hiked partway up the Watchtower Trail through the burned forest.
Medicine Lake 2015 Jasper National Park August 22, 2015
The Excelsior Creek fire burned along Medicine Lake in June and July 2015. These photos were taken about a month after the fire was extinguished from the viewpoint at the north end of the lake.