Coast Fraser Tower

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yellowknife, northwest territories

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Local Guide

Things We Love to Do in Yellowknife

We don’t just work here, we live and play here, too. These are some of our favourite spots you won’t want to miss while you’re in town. We’ve highlighted a few well-known attractions as well as a couple of local gems you may not have heard about, but we think are well worth a visit. Need more hints about where to go and what to do? Just ask! We’d love to give you the inside scoop.

Cameron Falls

Located about 47 miles east, these beautiful falls are worth a visit any time of the year. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can hike another eight miles to see the Cameron River Ramparts Waterfalls as well!

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Learn about the land, history, and people of the Northwest Territories. The Centre features a large collection of materials and objects archived by the government.

Buffalo Airways

Check out the hangar and planes popularized by the television show Ice Pilots. There’s even a store to pick up souvenirs.

Pilot’s Monument

The viewing deck gives you spectacular views of Great Slave Lake, Back Bay, Yellowknife Bay, Old Town, Jolliffe Island, Frame Lake, and the community of Yellowknife.

Fred Henne Territorial Park

Take a dip in beautiful Long Lake! This park has sandy beaches that are perfect for lounging in the sun.

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