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Address: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada
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9 km hike around the lake.

Great addition to town, with Easy access from the info centre and the museum. Proper foot wear as most of it is done across amazing looking rocks. Could be slippery. We saw... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great addition to town, with Easy access from the info centre and the museum. Proper foot wear as most of it is done across amazing looking rocks. Could be slippery. We saw birds, water fowl, and loved the addition of interpretive signs .

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A 9 kl hike around the latke and never very far from town. It is an easy trail, but some climbing over rough terrain is neccassary. Very pleasant but wear bug spray

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are in town staying at the Super 8 area around old airport road and want to talk downtown this is a nice walk around the lake and is more scenic and faster than taking the road.

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White Rock, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This was a pleasant and safe route for my early morning run. I met others along the trail. Lake was calm and serene.

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Red Deer, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This 9km walk is both on paved and natural surfaces. The entire will loop. There is the opportunity to photograph the backside of the legislative assembly as it blends into the natural surroundings.

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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is a great trail that takes just under an hour to do. It varies from a paved trail near the city, to a more rugged trail around the back of the lake. It is well-marked and easy to follow. There are stairs and boardwalks to make it easier. Great views of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Having lived there for 18 years and coming back as a visitor, I have a weakness for Frame Lake. SPECTACULAR

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

It was still frozen, so you see nothing but snow. We only walked a bit on the trail and on the lake. Picture would be better if it were sunny. Still love the walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Because it was frozen, we took a shortcut across the frozen lake! The south shore is the most well groomed and good for a easy walk. We were told that the north part was tougher (more hills, trail not as well groomed, more difficult to follow the trail)

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

We were told we could bike the trail which runs along the perimeter; we ended carrying our bikes up and down too many hills to count, but it was beautiful the whole way. Would definitely do it again (without bikes!).

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