“Marten lake”

Population: 496

A quick flight away from Yellowknife or a scenic 125-kilometre drive by ice road from Behchokǫ̀, this Tłįchǫ Dene community is set on the shore of huge, pristine Lac La Martre. The town is known for its monster pike and trout fishing, and for its migratory bird life. Less well known is the stunning Whatı̀ Waterfall – two thundering spillways with fine grayling fishing in the rapids below. 

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Whatı̀ Waterfall

Stunning Whatı̀ Waterfall features two thundering spillways with fine grayling fishing in the rapids below. It's accessible by road from Whatı̀.   Read more


June 21

Territorial holiday with events in all communities. Contact town offices for details. Read more