Northwest Territories Travel Guide

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One of the many relics of the WW II "Canoil" pipeline project at the Muesum

One of the many relics of the WW II "Canoil" pipeline project at the Muesum

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Anytime is a good time to visit the Northwest Territories (NWT). The long days of summer allow a variety of activities. Spring is ideal for trips to the edge of the ice flow, and various activities in the snow. Autumn and winter are the time to experience the amazing Northern Lights.

The lakes and rivers of the territory have large stocks of prize fish.

The famous Nahnanni National Park is a beautiful mountain reserve. There is a new national park at Tuktut Nogait, which is a haven for wildlife including caribou, muskoxen and birds of prey.

There are several archaeological sites including Auvalik which existed over 3000 years ago.

Yellowknife is the capital and has air connections to the major Canadian cities and to destinations throughout the territories.

There are numerous outfitters and tour operators who will help you to enhance your visit.

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