OFF LEASH AREAS
Yellowknife Dog Park
The first and only fenced, safe, off-leash park for dogs in the NWT is located behind the Yellowknife Curling Club.
Park between the swimming pool and arena. The access
road is to the right of the arena and will lead you to the park. You will see the fenced area. Please remember to clean up after your dog.
Yellowknife Ski Club
This area is somewhat
swampy in places but it has beautiful views. This area is for use only
in the summer. It is located on the Ingraham Trail, approximately 1 km
from the Explorer Hotel.
Directions: The ski club is across from the Yellowknife Landfill on Highway 4. It's well marked with signs. Please remember to clean up after your dog.
Tin Can Hill
Open multi-use area. Be aware of snowmobilers, cyclists, other off-leash dogs and broken glass. It
is located just off of School Draw Ave.
Drive down 49th street towards school draw. At the corner of School
Draw turn right into a dead end. There is a dirt road leading up the
hill which is the off-leash area. Please remember to clean up after your dog.
This open area is used by many. The area is mostly sand with a rocky area and small but deep ponds. Be watchful of snowmobilers, dirt bikes, off road cars and trucks, other
off-leash dogs, and horseback riders. It is located about 3 km west of
the airport. This area is also known habitat of wolves and coyotes. Be alert.
Directions: From the airport drive approximately 3 km,
on the left there will be a sign for YK Shooting range, turn in there,
park. Please remember to clean up after your dog.