City of Yellowknife – Frame Lake Trail


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Head out for a walk, hike or snowshoe on this urban trail encircling Frame Lake in the heart of Yellowknife. This regularly maintained asphalt trail is a popular commuter route and runs from Somba K’e Park to the Stanton Territorial Hospital. In the Somba K’e Park, take a tranquil moment at the Loraine Minish-Cooper Garden of Hope, or check out the playground and picnic area.

Another highlight is McNiven Beach Park, featuring a playground, tennis courts and beautiful views of the lakeshore. From the Trail, it’s easy to head into the downtown core for a bite to eat.

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Trail surface:
Gravel, Paved

Description of terrain:
Moderate – Suggested for hikers looking for new challenges. Gravel and single-track trails with some steeper inclines.

Access point:
4814 Matonabee St, Yellowknife


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