We stayed here for one night on our first night in Yellowknife. We went in late August without a reservation and we had no problems getting a site. The park is large, so we were... read more
This park right on the edge of the city has something for...
This park right on the edge of the city has something for everyone: choose from 62 powered sites, 39 non-powered sites and 12 tent pads.
Swim at Long Lake’s sandy beach. Camp, picnic, canoe or enjoy the amenities and attractions of Yellowknife, located just 3 km/1.8 miles away. Hike the 4 km/2.5 mile Prospector’s Trail, highlighting the gold bearing geology of the area. The 4 km/2.5 mile Prospector’s Trail starts just to the left of the shower building. Self-guided booklets are available at the gatehouse or at the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre in downtown Yellowknife.
Yellowknife is only a short drive down Highway 3, with shopping , restaurants, several hotels and all modern amenities.
Across the highway from the park, a hiking trail leads through a wilderness area to connect to a trail system winding around Yellowknife lakes and linking different parts of the city. Check at the gatehouse before you start out for recent wildlife sightings, and inquire about guided tours.