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Niven Lake Trail

Off Niven Drive, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3Z1, Canada
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Beautifull stroll

Close to the Explorer Hotel and quite a short walk so ideal opportunity to get fresh air and... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
VirginiaV29
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Auckland, New Zealand
A short trail

A short trail of about 3 kl. Very well marked and an easy hike. Only one area was a bit more... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Jlt1320
,
Windsor, Canada
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10 Sep 2016
“Beautifull stroll”
24 Jul 2016
“A short trail”
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Off Niven Drive, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 3Z1, Canada
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

Close to the Explorer Hotel and quite a short walk so ideal opportunity to get fresh air and exercise without too much effort. Very pretty, we were there in fall so it was warm but without bugs. Lots of photo opportunities

2  Thank VirginiaV29
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

A short trail of about 3 kl. Very well marked and an easy hike. Only one area was a bit more challenging but no hiking boots are required. Lots of bird species to see

3  Thank Jlt1320
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Right behind the Explorer Hotel is a small lake with a walking trail just a block away from downtown Yellowknife. There are lots of walking/hiking trials around the city and they are all beautiful. This is one of them. About a 30 min walk with...More

2  Thank Dean S
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Reviewed June 13, 2016

This trail circles the lake. You are walking on natural surfaces with times traveling over rock out crops which is not suitable for strollers or wheelchairs. No washroom facilities.

2  Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed October 26, 2015

This is a beautiful trail which goes around Niven Lake. You can walk part of it or all of it. It gave me a perspective of the natural beauty of Yellowknife. Along the walk there is a playground and benches. I highly recommend taking some...More

Thank Happygoomom
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Reviewed September 3, 2015

I only walked on part of the trail but if you are into long walking trails I would say this is very good. I enjoyed just looking at the water and watching a guy para sail then land and haul it in to shore. That...More

Thank leroys73
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Reviewed June 20, 2015

It is only two kilometers long but this very well kept trail is good for a stroll and to see some of the smaller wildlife

Thank Omar B
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Reviewed June 10, 2015

I was here during the May warm spell and this well maintained gravel trail with over water boardwalk bridges and over northern rock near neighbouring residential areas was a great break from business meetings. Out the back door of the Explorer hotel I throughly enjoyed...More

Thank Yukon Landcruis... R
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Reviewed February 25, 2015

Hoped to see a few birds, but too not many around in February. Easy, quiet walk and likely to run into some friendly local folk.

Thank JimDCalgary
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Reviewed October 15, 2014

The whole idea around this trail is to view nature, but I liked looking at the architecture of the houses along the lake as well. It was interesting to see how some had been built to fit into the rock and also how some had...More

1  Thank happywanderer2468
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