The Cirque of the Unclimbables’ granite spires rise out of the lush alpine meadow, at Náįlįcho (Virginia Falls) the South Nahanni River surges over a drop twice the height of Niagara Falls. Nahanni National Park Reserve, encompassing 30,000 square kilometers, is a designated UNESCO world heritage site. The Dehcho First Nations welcome adventurers to Nahʔą Dehé, land of peaks, plateaus and wild rivers.

Featured things to do

Gahnįhthah Mįe
Nahanni alpine experience

Nahanni combines wilderness with diverse peaks to create a mountaineering mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Trekkers explore the valleys and mountain passes of the Ragged Range.

Survolez Nahanni en plein jour
Nahanni day flight experience

A flightseeing excursion in Nahanni National Park Reserve provides access to icons of this UNESCO World Heritage Site and to remote areas few others will behold.

Canoeing
Nahanni river trips

National Geographic ranks the Nahʔą Dehé trip among its Top 20 Tourism Adventures in the World. The reserve offers more than one river. Experienced paddlers also explore the Little Nahanni River and Flat River.

Getting here

10002 100 Street
PO Box 348
Fort Simpson NT X0E 0N0

Hours of operation

Open all year-round
 Visitor services are available 8:30 am to noon, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. Closed statutory holidays.

Fees

Free admission in 2017.
Other fees still apply.

Contact us

Telephone: 867-695-7750
Email: nahanni.info@pc.gc.ca

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