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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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
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The park is an activity destination and rest stop for travelers when exploring between the communities of Fort Providence and Hay River, N.W.T., Canada. Activities enjoyed in the Kakisa River Day Use Area include picnicking, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, boating and fishing.
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Waterfall Highway
Fort Providence
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The Great Slave Lake is the second largest lake located within the borders of Canada. It is the deepest lake in North America reaching depths of 616 metres (2,027 feet). The lake occupies a large section of the southeast portion of the territories.
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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 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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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 Tithegeh Chii Vitaii Lookout includes a hiking trail and lookout platform. From the gravel parking lot follow the short 300 metre boardwalk and dirt trail to the wooden lookout peering out over Campbell Lake and the Gwichin' Territorial Park.
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Dempster Highway
Inuvik
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Established in 1922 the Wood Buffalo National Park is Canada's largest National Park. It was first established to protect the wild herds of wood buffalo. Today, recreation is a big park of exploring the park.
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Highway #5
Fort Smith
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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 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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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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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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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 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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