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 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 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 Nitainlaii Territorial Park is best known as a campground park. However, it also doubles as an information centre, a picnic day use area and rest stop.Some of the summer activities enjoyed in the park include picnicking, sightseeing and camping. The campground includes campsites with picnic tabl
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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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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 waterfall territorial park is an activity, sightseeing and camping destination for travelers when exploring on the Waterfall Highway near the communities of Fort Providence and Hay River, N.W.T., Canada.
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Waterfall Highway
Fort Providence
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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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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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