Yellowknife Parks & Gardens
Powder Point Day Use Area
Located approximately 45 km east of Yellowknife along Highway 3, on Prelude Lake, the Powder Point Day Use Area features an interpretive display about the area and is great for fishing and canoeing. It is a convenient access point (by canoe) for Hidden Lake Territorial Park.
Range Lake & Parker Park
Located in Yellowknife beside the airport, Parker Park is situated on Range Lake and offers large grassed areas, benches, picnic tables, baseball diamond and a children's playground. The park also provides access to the Range Lake Trail.
Fred Henne Territorial Park
Set on Long Lake, near Yellowknife on Highway 3, the Fred Henne Territorial Park is a popular recreation area with a sandy beach, boat launch, kitchen shelter, BBQ pits and picnic tables. A network of trails connects Fred Henne park to other territorial parks located in the area. A well-serviced campsite is located at the park.
Hidden Lake Territorial Park
Hidden Lake Territorial Park features the spectacular Hidden Lake and can be reached by boat from Powder Point (45 km from Yellowknife on Highway 3) or on foot via the Cameron Falls Trail (48 km from Yellowknife). As a wilderness park, the reserve has no developed facilities, although no-trace camping is permitted. The lake is great for canoeing, swimming and fishing, and visitors also enjoy hiking and wildlife viewing in the 3,000-ha park.
Prelude Lake Territorial Park
Situated approximately 30 km from Yellowknife on Highway 3, Prelude Lake Territorial Park is very popular for camping. The park also features a small, sandy beach, a boat launch and a couple of easy walking trails.
Reid Lake Territorial Park
A popular spot for camping and a great starting point for canoe trips into the surrounding lake systems, Reid Lake Territorial Park is located about 6o km from Yellowknife on Highway 3. The beach features a boat launch, picnic areas, a kitchen shelter and a children's playground.