North Online Registration Walks

These walks, for which the Prairies and Northern Director is responsible, require online registration- there is no walk box. The registration process requires some preplanning and applies to these walks only.

  1. Click here to download, print and sign a waiver/registration form (one for each person in your group.)
  2. Click below on the route and distance you want in order to download and print the walk instructions and maps. Please note: By downloading these instructions you and all members of your group are agreeing to our terms, which include signing our waiver before you start your walk.
    Click the Start Point for a map of the start point.
  3. Do the walk.
  4. Mail the signed waiver/registration form to Michele Bell, Suite 604, 251 Bank Street, Ottawa ON K2P1X3 and enclose a cheque or money order payable to CVF ($2 per person, per walk.) Digital insert cards and stamps will be emailed to you.
  5. Questions? Phone Michele at 613-220-1751 or email her at cvffcvwalk@outlook.com or bellmichele02@gmail.com

Northwest Territories

Enterprise, Twin Falls Gorge PT376
START POINT:  Twin Falls Gorge Territorial Park
One of the most popular parks in the Northwest Territories. The walk stretches along the rim of Twin Falls Gorge, encompassing 32-metre-high Alexandra Falls, where the Hay River plunges into a deep limestone canyon and then, a few kilometres later, where it drops again, off three-tiered Louise Falls. An easy, forest-shrouded trail (complete with interpretive signage) links the two falls, and picnic tables and kitchen shelters are found at both Falls.  
Click here for 6 and 12 km – Rating 2C/3C

Fort Providence PT375
START POINT:  Snowshoe Inn, DehCho Drive, Fort Providence, NT X0E 0L0
Fort Providence is a hamlet on the banks of the mighty Mackenzie River. It is situated in the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary so there is a good chance to see some of these magnificent beasts.
Click here for 5 and 10 km – Rating 2B

Hay River PT208
START POINT:  Ptarmigan Inn, 10J Gagnier Road, Hay River, X0W 1J1
Hay River, the “Hub of the North”, is where the arctic adventure begins. Experience the beauty of the town and immerse yourself in the community and northern culture.
Click here for 5 and 10 km – Rating 2B

Yellowknife, Capital City Walk PT 008
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
This is the ‘best of’ Yellowknife. The route includes parts of Old Town., New Town, the Frame Lake Trail and the Legislative Assembly.
Click here for 6 km – Rating 1A
Click here for 10 km – Rating 1A

Yellowknife, New Town PT370
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
The route explores the heritage buildings, streets and trails of the New Town district. It also highlights the many artistic installations that depict the history and environment of the area.
Click here for 5 km – Rating 1A
Click here for 10 km – Rating 2B

Yellowknife, Old Town PT371
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
Old Town dates from the days when gold was first discovered in Yellowknife. The route passes many historic areas and buildings including the Pilots Monument on top of ‘The Rock’ for great views.
Click here for 6 km – Rating 1A
Click here for 10 km – Rating 2B

Yellowknife, Frame Lake/Niven Lake PT372
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
Frame Lake is the iconic trail of Yellowknife. The 5 km route is an out and back route all on paved trail beside the lake. The 6 km route goes right around the lake and more than half of the trail is over the ancient Canadian Shield rocks. The 10 km route then continues to the trail around Niven Lake. There is also a 5 km route around Niven Lake and environs
Click here for 5, 6 and 10 km – Rating 1A/2C
Click here for 5 km – Niven Lake only – Rating 2B

Yellowknife, Range Lake PT373
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
The Range Lake Trail is another fine example of the typical Canadian Shield scenery. The 10 km route starts at the Chateau Nova and proceeds out and back along the Frame Lake Trail to link with the Range Lake Trail. The 5 km route requires transportation to the start point at the far end of Frame Lake.
Click here for 5 km – Rating 2C
Click here for 10 km – Rating 2C

Yellowknife, Tin Can Hill PT374
START POINT:  Chateau Nova Hotel, 4571 48 St, Yellowknife, NT X1A 0E2
Tin Can Hill is a scenic area close to New Town. The 10 km walk takes a scenic route to reach Tin Can Hill and includes a beautiful boardwalk into Great Slave Lake on the way. The 5 km walk takes a more direct route to and from the Tin Can Hill area.
Click here for 6 km – Rating 2B
Click here for 10 km – Rating 2B

Nunavut

Iqaluit PT284
START POINT:  The Discovery, 1056 Mivvik Street, Iqaluit, X0A 0H0
Iqaluit, which means “place of many fish” in Inuktitut, offers residents and visitors a variety of fun and exciting activities, as well as many cultural experiences. 
Click here for 5 and 10 km – Rating 1B

Yukon

Whitehorse PT283
START POINT: MacBride Museum of Yukon History, 1124 1st Ave,  Y1A 1A4
Whitehorse has the great outdoors at its doorstep. Many kilometres of marked trails run along the river. Then discover a downtown that’s loaded with charisma – a captivating mix of coffee shops, museums and quirky heritage buildings
Click here for 10 km – Rating 2B