This Stunning Washington Lake Is Known For More Than Just Its Healing Waters
If you’ve heard of Soap Lake, you may have also heard about its healing waters. And the stories of people who have healed their ailments there are pretty impressive. But believe it or not, that’s not all this rich mineral lake is known for.
Soap Lake is located in Eastern Washington, in the middle of a town that shares its name.
Formed by the Missoula Floods at the foot of the Grand Coulee, this meromictic soda lake has attracted people from all over the world.
The lake gets it name from its foamy shores.
The minerals in the water also give it a slick, soapy feel.
But despite the strange way the water feels, people still come from all over the world to swim in the lake in hopes of healing their ailments.
Many visitors claim the waters leave their skin soft and aching joints and muscles feeling refreshed.
But Soap Lake also happens to have the world's largest human figure sundial.
It's named 'Calling the Healing Waters' and features a man with bird wings and a woman holding a bowl.
Not only is this the largest human figure sundial in existence, it also happens to be the first.
Soap Lake has the highest diverse mineral content of any body of water on the planet.
No wonder so many people come here to feel rejuvenated.
Washington’s lakes are not only beautiful, but diverse. Just look at
Colchuck Lake in comparison.
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