Why campgrounds in the Northwest Territories are better than a five-star hotel

Why our campgrounds are better than a five-star hotel

Sick of jostling for tent space two hours north of Toronto? Tired of paved campsites, fire bans, streetlights that blot out the stars, and fish the size of your pinky finger? Then you'll find Northwest Territories campgrounds to be a literal breath of fresh air. Our parks are wild oases, boasting scenic locales, waterfront access, rich wildlife, and radiant Auroras. What the heck are you waiting for? Get up here and pitch your tent. 

Our campgrounds have complimentary breakfast

Slip out of your tent. Stroll to the shore. Cast a line. And reel in your breakfast before the rest of the world has even begun to stir.   

Just a typical morning at Northwest Territories parks. WIth campgrounds beside famous Grayling creeks, Trout rivers, and and lakes filled with Pike, our parks are also fishing holes. And with unmatched amenities – pull-through sites, power, washrooms, hot showers, kitchen shelters and more – our parks are here for your enjoyment. 

Our CAMPGROUNDS HAVE running water

Wake up. Take a hot shower. Grab a coffee. Relax by the waterfall.

Just a typical morning at Northwest Territories’ parks. With stunning settings near waterfalls, rapids, lakes and beaches, each of our parks is an adventure.

Our campgrounds have in-room entertainment

Pack your bird book, your binos and you wide-angle lens. Our campgrounds are pristine wildlife habitats

From the comfort of your campsite there's a chance to witness a menagerie of critters – from mink to lynx, moose to geese, fox to muskox, and more than a few wandering wood bison. Just a typical sight at Northwest Territories parks.  

Our CAMPGROUNDS HAVE central heating

Grab some firewood. Strike a match. Then relax as the sparks dance.

Unlike many southern parks, our campgrounds are campfire-friendly. Just a typical amenity at Northwest Territories parks.  

Our campgrounds have overhead lights

Crack a beer. Lean back in your camp-chair. And gaze up at the dancing sky.

If you’re camping here between late July and September, there's a good chance the Northern Lights will put on a show for you. Just a typical evening at Northwest Territories’ parks. With stunning settings beneath the Aurora, each of our parks is an adventure. 

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