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
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.
Free admission for youth in 2018.
Other fees still apply.
Discover Parks Canada in 2018!
Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Youth admission will be free starting January 2018.
Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve
One of Canada’s newest and most remote national parks, Naats’ihch’oh offers white water paddling and off-the-grid hiking in the Northwest Territories for experienced adventurers.
Saoyú-ʔehdacho National Historic Site
Saoyú-Ɂehdacho National Historic Site celebrates the traditional lifestyles of the Sahtúgot’įnę – “the people of the Sahtú.” Visitors to Canada’s largest National Historic Site learn about the teaching, healing and spiritual places as conveyed through oral history.
Wood Buffalo National Park
Wood Buffalo National Park is our country's largest national park and one of the largest in the world. It protects an outstanding and representative example of Canada's Northern Boreal Plains.
Ivvavik National Park
Rafters from around the world meet up in Ivvavik National Park. The Firth River slices through canyons and mountain valleys to the Arctic Ocean. A fly-in base camp offers hikers access to an Arctic landscape of tors, peaks and rolling hills untouched by the last Ice Age.