Great Canadian Parks / Northwest Territories

Great Canadian Parks
Northwest Territories
The Northwest Territories provincial flower is the Mountain Avens

Located in Canada's western far north, the Northwest Territories has diverse landscapes from the northern boreal interior plains, the South Nahanni canyons and Rabbitkettle Hotsprings in the south, to the Western Arctic Lowlands natural region in the north. Tourists can white-water raft, hike many trails surrounded by magnificent scenery and watch for a variety of species including Whooping cranes, bison, muskox, caribou, black bear and the Bluenose Barren-ground caribou.

Aulavik National Park

Aulavik National Park, in the Northwest Territories, comprises nearly one-fifth of Banks Island, the most westerly island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Learn more in Aulavik Natioanl Park

Wood Buffalo National Park was established in 1922 to protect the habitat of a small herd of wood bison whose declining population had dropped from an estimated 40 million in 1830 to less than 1000 by 1900. Learn more i n Wood Buffalo National Park
Nahanni National Park Reserve
Nahanni National Park encompasses 300 square kilometres of the South Mountains in the south-western corner of the Northwest Territories. Learn more i n Nahanni National Park Reserve

Tuktut Nogait National Park
The agreement to establish Tuktut Nogait secured a conservation area of 16,340 square kilometres of representative tundra landscape in the Melville Hills, wildlife including the herds of Bluenose caribou, and typical species of Western Arctic vegetation. Learn more i n Tuktut Nogait National Park