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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The Range Lake Trail is a 1.2 kilometre one-way trail following the northern shore of Range Lake. The route is a multi use route visited for hiking, birdwatching in the summer and cross country skiing in the winter.
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Finlayson Drive North
Yellowknife
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Louise Falls is the second of two large waterfalls in the Twin Gorge Falls Territorial Park. The other falls being the Alexandra Falls. However Louise Falls is the bigger of the two falls measuring 34.7 metres high (114 feet).
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Highway 1
Hay River
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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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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 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 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 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 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 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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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 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 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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Boat launch and day use picnic park located on Vale Island in the community of Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada. The recreation park is situated on the banks of the west channel of Hay River.
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Hay River
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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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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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