Couple paddling in canoe on the Mackenzie River

Whether you're an experienced wilderness canoe tripper, or just wanting to putter around the shore of a stunning Canadian Shield lake, the NWT is a paddler's paradise

A quiet stretch of the Broken Skull River in Naats'ihch'oh National Park Reserve

The national parks of the Northwest Territories are home to sacred mountains, world-famous rivers, bucket-level adventures and unspeakable beauty