Jean Marie River

Jean Marie River

Tthek'éhdélı̨: "Water flowing over clay"

Population: 71

This tiny, tranquil Dene settlement got its start in 1915 as a trading post, strategically located on the flats where the Jean Marie meets the Mackenzie. Today the community can be reached via a 27-kilometre access road off Hwy 1. It’s a good place to picnic at the river, photograph the historic tugboat now retired on shore, or launch a kayak or canoe for a paddle downriver to Fort Simpson. 

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