Information Centres

Where to get the lowdown

Drop in to our friendly visitor centres for current information about activities in each region. You will find a seasonal visitor centre at key points along our highways, and year round information centres in Yellowknife and Norman Wells

On Highway 1, there's the 60th Parallel Visitor Centre, with a campground nearby. Hay River offers travel information at the Hay River Visitor Centre. Fort Simpson's Visitor Centre includes a display of regional history. The Blackstone Visitor Centre on Highway 7 is located at a campground, and features regional history. Visitor information is available in Fort Liard at Acho Dene Arts and Crafts.

On the Dempster Highway, there's a visitor centre in Dawson City, featuring Dempster and Delta information. There's an interpretive centre at Nitainlaii near Fort McPherson, and the Western Arctic Visitor Centre in Inuvik combines a unique regional display and helpful information.

In Yellowknife, the Northern Frontier Visitors Centre is open year round. Friendly staff are very knowledgeable and happy to suggest activities in and around the city. In Norman Wells, the Norman Wells Historical Society offers regional information at their Canol Heritage centre year round.

 

Visitor Centre Operators

Norman Wells Historical Society

Museum and Visitor information Centre for Norman Wells and the Canol Trail. Retail store carries gifts and clothing, unique fossils and Dene crafts from the Sahtu area. Read more

Norman Wells Historical Society

Museum and Visitor information Centre for Norman Wells and the Canol Trail. Retail store carries gifts and clothing, unique fossils and Dene crafts from the Sahtu area. Read more

Acho Dene Native Crafts

Acho Dene Native Crafts is a collective of over 40 cottage producers living in the community produce the products sold by the store. These products are made using a blend of ancestral techniques and themes with... Read more

Acho Dene Native Crafts

Acho Dene Native Crafts is a collective of over 40 cottage producers living in the community produce the products sold by the store. These products are made using a blend of ancestral techniques and themes with... Read more

Northern Frontier Visitors Association

If you are planning a trip to Yellowknife, here is where you'll find the information you need to choose a place to stay and arrange a tour, a fishing trip, or an Aurora viewing package. Our Northern Frontier... Read more

Northern Frontier Visitors Association

If you are planning a trip to Yellowknife, here is where you'll find the information you need to choose a place to stay and arrange a tour, a fishing trip, or an Aurora viewing package. Our Northern Frontier... Read more

Grand Prairie Regional Tourism

Alberta borders on and has direct highway access to the southern Northwest Territories. Ask for your copy of the Deh Cho Travel Connection: a northern driving route that explores the southern reaches of the Northwest... Read more

Fort Simpson Visitor Information Centre

The Fort Simpson Visitor Centre sells a selection of arts and crafts made by local artists of the Dehcho region. Stop by and see what we have! Read more

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Wood Buffalo National Park

Explore the wild splendor of the northern boreal plains, where whooping cranes call and bison roam free. Visitor reception centres in Fort Smith and Fort Chipewyan. Open year round. Read more

Yukon, Department of Tourism & Culture

The Yukon Territory borders the Northwest Territories to the west. Road access to Inuvik, NWT and the Dempster Highway and the western end of the Canol Trail is via the Yukon.     Read more

Western Arctic Regional Visitor Centre

Your one stop shop for all information realted to the Western Arctic! Read more

Western Arctic Regional Visitor Centre

Your one stop shop for all information realted to the Western Arctic! Read more

Nitainlaii Territorial Park Visitor Centre

Nine kilometres south of Fort McPherson on the Dempster Highway. Gwich'in historical exhibits. Open daily, early June until early September. Read more

Dempster/Delta Visitor Information Centre

Information on driving the Dempster Highway, the Inuvik region and other parts of the NWT. Read more

Yellowknife Senior's Society

If you’re a senior visiting the Northwest Territories, take part in our Arctic Ambassador program. Arctic Ambassadors do museum tours, the Mildred Hall Heritage School, registration for conferences and greet flights at... Read more

60th Parallel Visitor Information Centre

A visitor information centre at the 60th Parallel Territorial Park.  Read more

Blackstone Visitor Information Centre

Blackstone Territorial Park on Highway 7 (Liard Highway) is open daily, May 15 to September 15, 8 am to 11 pm. Stop in and see our displays and videos. Read more

Hay River Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is on the Mackenzie Highway as you enter downtown. Read more

Hay River Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre is on the Mackenzie Highway as you enter downtown. Read more

Tsiigehtchic Tourist Centre

The name of Tsiigehtchic means "at the mouth of the iron river" in the Gwichya Gwich'in dialect. It is located at the confluence of the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Red River. Tsiigehtchic has a population of less... Read more

Tsiigehtchic Tourist Centre

The name of Tsiigehtchic means "at the mouth of the iron river" in the Gwichya Gwich'in dialect. It is located at the confluence of the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Red River. Tsiigehtchic has a population of less... Read more