Sambaa Deh Trails

A must-see attraction on highway 1 from Fort Providence to Fort Simpson, the Sambaa Deh Gorge gapes where the Trout River slices through thick spruce woodlands not far from the community of Jean Marie River. Most visitors photograph the roadside falls, where the river surges through a limestone slot  and hurtles over a preciptious drop – but there's plenty more to see if you follow the network of trails that trace the canyon rim. Upstream about 1.5 kilometres is bucolic Coral Falls, named for the numerous coral fossils in the area. Downstream, meanwhile, the path will take you down to the water, where you'll find stellar fishing for Arctic Grayling and Pickerel.

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