The Basics: Where to Camp

Where to begin camping

Northwest Territories

Aulavik National Park Aulavik National Park
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Aulavik National Park

Aulavik National Park bears witness to 3 500 years of arctic people's history. While there are no designated routes or trails within the park, the gentle terrain offers endless hiking possibilities, and the Thomsen River is perfect for wilderness paddling. See herds of muskox grazing on the softly rolling hills, visit thousand-year old cultural sites and experience the vastness of an arctic landscape.

Aulavik National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Aulavik National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Nahanni National Park Reserve Nahanni National Park Reserve
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Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve offers visitors the opportunity to explore the natural and cultural heritage of NahÆą Dehé. Flying into the park, you will witness range after range of rocky peaks, vast plateaux and canyons hundreds of meters deep.

You may catch a glimpse of a bear passing in the bush, a moose browsing at the side of a pond, or Dall’s sheep leaping nimbly on rocky hillsides.

Nahanni National Park Reserve is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Nahanni National Park Reserve website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Tuktut Nogait National Park Tuktut Nogait National Park
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Tuktut Nogait National Park

The world of Tuktut Nogait National Park, “home of the young caribou,” is a place where the sun never sets, the sky is immense, and the land is limitless. Walk in a world of rolling hills, multicoloured tundra and deeply cut canyons and gorges, or paddle down pristine arctic watercourses rich with birdlife, scenic canyons and waterfalls.

Tuktut Nogait National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Tuktut Nogait National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.