Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni, the best-known Northern park, showcases the South Nahanni River, possibly Canada’s most epic waterway. Framed by four towering canyons, the river spills through the alpine habitat of broad-shouldered bears, nimble Dall’s sheep and elusive woodland caribou. Attractions include Virginia Falls, a literally earthshaking cascade, plus riverside hotsprings, burbling tufa mounds, and hike-able peaks. It’s a stellar day-long flightseeing trip from Fort Simpson, and an even better guided or independent expedition by canoe or raft. 

Here are five ways that Nahanni will blow your mind. 

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North Star Adventures

We offer interesting and fun Day Tours in both Summer and Winter seasons. We also offer multi-day adventure experiences, each showcasing one of many wonderful places to see and experience here in the Northwest... Read more

Nahanni River Adventures

For over 30 years we have delivered guided natural history/wilderness adventures by canoe and raft. Our qualified and friendly guides are authorities on the Nahanni, Cirque of the Unclimbables and we maintain a low... Read more

Nahanni Wild

At Nahanni Wild we outfit and guide canoe and raft trips on Canada's renowned South Nahanni River and a select offering of the finest mountain and tundra river trips across the North. Each of our adventures has been... Read more

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada (Naha Dehe) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region in the southwest Northwest Territories and offers the adventurous... Read more

Parks Canada / National Parks & Historic Sites

Four National Parks are located in the Northwest Territories: Aulavik, Nahanni National Park Reverve, Tuktut Nogait and Wood Buffalo National Park. Read more

North Nahanni Naturalist Lodge

Full service lodge located on Cli Lake 72 miles (115 km) west of Fort Simpson in the Nahanni Mountain Range. Fishing, hiking, birding, wildlife viewing, cultural activities, conferences. Access by charter float... Read more

Nahanni Shuttle Partnership

Nahanni Shuttle provides charter van shuttles from the Nahanni to Fort Simpson. Read more

Your Planner (The Bucket List Tour)

Nine Days Eights Nights - All Inclusive Luxury Coach Tour. Main tour stops include Hay River, Wood Buffalo National Park, Nahanni National Park Reserve and the City of Yellowknife.  Read more

Nahanni National Park Reserve

Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada (Naha Dehe) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region in the southwest Northwest Territories and offers the adventurous... Read more

Blackstone Territorial Park

Midway between Fort Simpson and Fort Liard on the Liard Trail, Blackstone Territorial Park boasts stunning mountain views and a prime location on the Liard River, downstream from its confluence with ... Read more

North Nahanni Naturalist Lodge

Full service lodge located on Cli Lake 72 miles (115 km) west of Fort Simpson in the Nahanni Mountain Range. Fishing, hiking, birding, wildlife viewing, cultural activities, conferences. Access by charter float... Read more

Blackstone Territorial Park

Between Fort Liard and Fort Simpson on the Liard Trail, Blackstone Territorial Park boasts stunning mountain views and a prime location on the Liard River, downstream from its confluence with the... Read more

Explore the Natural Wonders of Nahanni National Park

Nahanni National Park Reserve/ Naha Dehe is an outstanding example of northern adventure rivers, vast canyons, sheer granite spires and vast alpine plateaus. Dall’s sheep, mountain goats, woodland caribou, wolves,... Read more

PARKS DAY

3rd Saturday in July

An opportunity to participate in one of hundreds of unique and fun events taking place at National Parks and sites from coast to coast to coast. Events take place in several NWT communities. Contact local... Read more