The Prosperous Lake Territorial Day Use Area in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada in the Northern Frontier Region is located east of the community of Yellowknife on the Ingraham Trail. The Ingraham Trail is a popular recreation highway leading to a vast network of lakes, rivers, waterfalls and boat launches popular for adventure and recreation.
The Prosperous Lake Day Use Area on the Ingraham Trail is best known as a boat launch. A paved boat launch in good condition with a very long pier. The boat launch is used to access Prosperous Lake and the connecting chain of lakes. Prosperous Lake is very large, with most of it is out of sight. The lake is one of many of the lakes on the Ingraham Trail popular for boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.
There are many boat launches with access to different lakes on the Ingraham Trail route. Many come to fish for northern pike, arctic grayling, walleye, whitefish and lake trout. Please be reminded to pick up a fishing licence in Yellowknife as a fishing licence is required to fish in the Northwest Territory, Canada.
From the boat launch on Prosperous Lake canoe and kayak paddlers can access the last section of the Powder Point Paddle Route which ends just down stream at the Yellowknife Bridge near Back Bay on Great Slave Lake.