Parks, Trails, Beaches, Waterfalls in the Northwest Territories

Hay River Parks

Hay River NWT parks and trails in Canada. Northwest Territories parks and trails include the Hay River Territorial Park, Great Slave Lake and the Waterfall Highway.
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Ehjuu-njik is also referred to as the Cabin Creek Day Use Park. Makes sense, since the park is located on the banks of Cabin Creek which flows into the northeast end of Campbell Lake.
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Dempster Highway
Inuvik
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The park fronts onto a long sandy beach on the shores of Great Slave Lake popular for camping, fishing, boating, sailing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, camping, water skiing, swimming, hiking, volleyball, picnicking, ice fishing and snowmobiling.
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104th Street
Hay River
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The Hidden Lake Park & Reserve on the Ingraham Trail is a 3000 hectare wilderness park. It is a network of rivers, tributaries, wetlands and lakes scattered across the Canadian Shield (precambrian shield). It is home to wildlife like moose, black bear and wolves.
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Ingraham Trail
Yellowknife
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The Mackenzie River is recorded as the longest river in Canada measuring at 1,738 kilometres (1080 miles) long. During the summer months self guided and guided canoe, kayak and rafting tours explore the Mackenzie River waterways. Floatplanes and charter planes provide flightseeing tours.
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Hay River
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Prospector Trail in Fred Henne Territorial Park, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is an easy going, 4 kilometre, 2 hour loop trail exploring and learning about the rocks of the Canadian Shield and the lives of miners.
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Hwy #3
Yellowknife
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The Nihtak Day Use Park is divided into two sections by the Dempster Highway. On the north side of the Dempster Highway is a day use area with some picnic tables, fire pits and pit toilets. There is also a firewood teepee shelter which caught our attention.
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Dempster Highway
Inuvik
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The Mackenzie Delta is a 210 kilometre wetland corridor covering over 13, 000 square kilometres. To the west of the delta are the Richardson Mountains and to the east are the Caribou Hills. In between is a maze of waterways and islands, most notably the Mackenzie River.
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Inuvik
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The Bristol Air Freighter which dominates the airspace above your head was donated to commemorate the services provided by the fleet of freighters during the development era of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The freighters were often used to transport supplies and people to remote trading posts,
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Hwy #3
Yellowknife
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The Madeline Lake Day Use Area on the Ingraham Trail is a picnic site and a boat launch. The day use picnic area includes some picnic tables, fire pits and great views of the lake. The boat launch is used to access, both, Madeline and Prosperous Lakes.
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Ingraham Trail
Yellowknife
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The Prosperous Lake Territorial Day Use Area in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada is a part of a vast network of lakes, rivers, waterfalls and boat launches popular for fishing, canoeing, and boating.
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Highway #4
Yellowknife
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Canoe and rafting trips often put-in and take-out from the park when exploring the Nahanni National Park Reserve. The Blackstone Park is a campground destination for many paddlers who are enjoying long haul multi day paddles.
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Fort Liard
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From the Pilot Monument viewing deck travelers enjoy views of Great Slave Lake, Back Bay, Yellowknife Bay, Old Town Yellowknife, Jolliffe Island and Frame Lake. Off the coast of Jolliffe Island and Back Bay there are colorful houseboats, sailboats and floatplanes.
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Wiley Road
Yellowknife
Campground and day use area
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Highway 3
Yellowknife
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The campground park is a mixture of powered and non powered campsites. The amenities in the park include picnic tables, a playground, some fire pits, firewood when available, fresh tap water, kitchen shelter, pit toilets and hot showers.
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Dempster
Inuvik
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The Alexandra Falls is part of the Twin Falls Gorge Territorial Park. In the day use area is a trailhead entrance leading to a 2.2 kilometre boardwalk trail connecting to Alexandra Falls and Louise Falls.
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Waterfall Highway
Hay River
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