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Prelude Lake Territorial Park

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Nice trail, come early

We've been there early at rainy day, so we were almost alone. There is no public transportation in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tel Aviv, Israel
Great Spot for the Aurora

This is were we got the best view of the Aurora. The lake was frozen, it was night time so didn't... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2018
chris w
Tasmania, Australia
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30km von Yellowknife entfernt, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been there early at rainy day, so we were almost alone. There is no public transportation in this area, so we had to rent a car. The trail is about 2 hours long roundtrip. Nice and easy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

This park is right beside the airport and is used to crowds. It can get muddy and have a bit of litter, but it is well maintained. Popular with locals for picnics.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Teresa H
Reviewed June 5, 2018

There is no gate and no security so vehicles can come and go off the highway or to cabins bordering the campground 24hrs a day. I took my family camping at prelude last weekend (weekend of June 4). There were partyers riding around on ATV's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018

This is were we got the best view of the Aurora. The lake was frozen, it was night time so didn't see much of the lake and it was -46. But the view of the Aurora at midnight was amazing.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank chris w
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We being drive to this lake side in the winter and saw the lights in the midnight... Thanks to the very nice environment

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank _halenalee
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This hike has lovely views but is challenging for anyone with weak or sore knees. Lots of rock scrambling and large up and down places. Need to take time and extra care with intentional foot placement.

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Kim M
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This was the first of two hikes we did off the Ingraham Trail (which is the name of Highway #4). It was our first taste of the boreal forest and Canadian Shield and it did not disappoint. The rocky terrain, Jack Pines and various lichen...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed July 14, 2017

We were staying in Yellowknife but drove to Prelude Lake to drop our boat in and try out the fishing. It was a beautiful day and the boat launch was a zoo - luckily our 12' tinny was small enough to drop in to the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Disasterpiece2020
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We spent 3 days at this campground & did both the Panoramic hike and the Nature Trail hike. The Panoramic hike was a short hike which allowed you to take beautiful pictures of the Prelude Lake. The nature trail has a full loop that you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank 2018Wwinter
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Spent 2 nights at Prelude Lake. Bruce at the gate house is very nice, stop in for a chat. Two great hiking routes, very interesting walk in camp sites. Fished from shore, not much luck. Quiet wilderness close to town.

Date of experience: June 2017
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April 7, 2017|
Response from YKHusky | Reviewed this property |
I would advise you to get a reservation as that is the peak camping season. There is a lot of people that only camp for a couple of days and there may be some spots available during the week. Go to the camping NWT website... More