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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Boot Lake is a day use park popular for hiking, kayaking, sightseeing, canoeing and picnicking in the summer months. During the winter months, after the snow has fallen and the temperatures have dropped, the trail and lake become snowshoe and cross country ski destinations.
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Dempster Highway
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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There is a large plane suspended high in the sky welcoming you to the community of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territory, Canada. The plane, is actually an air freighter - it is blue, suspended in the air on a pole and is easily spotted from the highway next to the "Welcome to Yellowknife" sign.
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Old Airport Road
Yellowknife
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Frame Lake in Yellowknife Northwest Territories, Canada in the Northern Frontier Region is located in the centre of the community of Yellowknife. The 7 kilometre loop route is an easy grade, easily accessible recreation route with views of the Yellowknife city centre and Frame Lake.
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Hwy #3
Yellowknife
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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 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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There are picnic tables, fire pits and large areas of green grass located in Chamber Park. The park is ideal for travelers wishing to take a picnic break or enjoy some views of marine activity on the Hay River like birdwatching, fishing, canoeing and kayaking.
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Hay River
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The Cameron Falls Trail is a popular route for hiking, picnicking and sightseeing. The 1.2 kilometre, there and back, hiking trail is a moderate adventure with some elevation hiking over rocks before arriving at a lookout overlooking a 17 metre waterfall, river and canyon.
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Ingraham Trail Highway
YellowKnife
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The Nahanni Park is 4,766 square kilometres. It is a watershed environment which falls within the boundaries of the Greater Nahanni Eco System. There are white water rivers, alpine lakes, deep canyons, mountain peaks, wildflower valleys, waterfalls, hot springs and wildlife.
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Fort Simpson
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The Gwichin' Territorial Campground Park is situated on the shores of Campbell Lake and is home to tenting and camping campsites with picnic tables, fire pits and fantastic views of Campbell Lake.
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Dempster Highway
Inuvik
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The highlight of the Sambaa Deh Falls Territorial Park are the two waterfalls. First is the Sambaa Falls and further down Trout River is the Coral Falls. Sambaa Deh is Slavey (First Nation language) for Trout River. Coral Falls received its name because of the fossil rock which washes down the river
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Highway 1
Fort Simpson
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The white sandy beach in the Fred Henne Day Use Area of the park is THE gathering spot during the summer months in Yellowknife. There is a playground, change rooms, washrooms, picnic tables, a group picnic shelter, sitting benches, boat launch, firewood, fresh water taps and Long Lake Beach.
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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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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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The 2 kilometre loop trail explores the shores of a small marsh-like lake in the heart of a Yellowknife residential neighbourhood. The activities most enjoyed at Niven Lake include hiking, dog walking, jogging and birdwatching.
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Niven Drive
Yellowknife
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