Canada - Northwest Territories (Chapter)
This is the Northwest Territories chapter from Lonely Planet's Canada guidebook.
The Northwest Territories (NWT), a vast swath of boreal forest and arctic tundra five times the size of the UK but with a population of a small provincial town, is a potent combo of epic, accessible terrain and singular aboriginal culture.
- pack two spare tires and more film than you can fathom for the gobsmacking drive from Inuvik along the Dempster Highway
- rent a kayak and go for a float on the Great Slave Lake amid technicolor houseboats and barnstorming floatplanes
- J-stroke past gorgeous hot springs, haunted gorges and gorging bears in the paddlers' paradise of Nahanni National Park Reserve
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Yellowknife, Ingraham Trail, North Slave, Highway 3, Fort Providence, South Slave, Mackenzie Highway, Hay River, Fort Smith, Wood Buffalo National Park, Deh Cho, Fort Simpson, Nahanni National Park Reserve, Liard Trail, Sahtu, Norman Wells, Western Arctic, Inuvik, Tuktoyaktuk, Paulatuk and Banks Island.
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