Located on Madeline Lake, about 25 kilometres east of Yellowknife off the Ingraham Trail, this day-use area is the perfect place to enjoy some great scenery, take in a hike, or relax and have a meal at one of its several picnic sites.
Better yet, hit the water. Madeline Lake is usually calm due to its sheltered location and warm because of its smaller size. Use the boat launch and dock area to access both Madeline and Prosperous Lake (with the latter being the most popular for fishing). Visitors can also reach the hidden treasure of Big Hill Lake Trail from the Madeline Lake Territorial Park. This six-kilometre round-trip hiking trail is well marked in the summer months but can be very wet in spring.
The Madeline Lake Territorial Park Day Use area features on-site parking, washrooms and a playground. Picnic sites are equipped with tables and firepits.