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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Wolves

Beautiful beautiful trail but a third of the way in we were stalked by a wolf and it was pretty frightening. We walked the path side a few times with no bother but the off roading... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Clare-anna82
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beautiful trail but a third of the way in we were stalked by a wolf and it was pretty frightening. We walked the path side a few times with no bother but the off roading is very secluded and the trail is thigh deep snow in places right now.

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Thank Clare-anna82
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent way to see more of Yellowknife. The trail on the city side, between the Legislative Assembly and the hospital is nicely plowed and easy. If you're adventurous in the winter, the far side past the hospital isn't maintained, but there seem to be enough regulars to keep a decent hard packed trail.

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Thank DSK67
Hong Kong, China
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34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the trail was near our hotel and we took the walk along during day time and sunset, a very nice walk around to see the frozen lake. not a bad choice if you are nearby

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Thank Natalie C
St. Walburg
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62 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We started from the Prince of Wales Heritage center and headed North. The trail is a good hike on the North side of the lake. Not paved. We did it right after a large snowfall which made it that much more fun. At times you need to really look for the next marker - especially with fresh snow covering the... More 

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Thank deadmetalrising
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Did this hike through the snow. The rocks can be slippery and the snow quite deep in parts. Otherwise it is a great trail. Part of it was plowed but most of it wasn't. Would be a tough walk with kids through snow. It was about 6.5km. Trail was tough to navigate at some points. We couldn't always see the... More 

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Thank Amanda D
Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful spot for hiking and biking. Check out Frame Lake in sunrise or sunset. Easy trails to get around on. Great spots for pictures.

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Thank Cheryl B
Saskatoon
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

A nice walk in town. Simple rolling terrain on rocks with some neat views of Yellowknife from across the lake. Worth the hour.

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Salem, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Planned a city run today. This is not your average city jog. It runs up and down shield rock and across boardwalks, with beautiful views of the city. Ran 7 miles total, but it was more energy expending than the usual 7 mile run

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Thank mozecuse
Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

This trail is fun because the path isn't always a path.. there are many sections where you need to climb rocks and spot the next post (indicating the path). You don't need to be fit (I'm not!) but you do need to have some adventurous spirit. There are some great scenic photo opportunities and possibilities for wildlife. We enjoyed the... More 

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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Easy to get to since right in Yellowknife proper. It gets really fun when you hike over the rocks for the back half of the trail. Easy to follow markers, Great hiking over the Canadian Shield. We did it twice, while staying in Yellowknife.

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