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 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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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 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 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 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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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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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 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 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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