a caribou stands on a mountain top with the magnificent green aurora in the background

7 REMARKABLE REASONS WHY THE NWT HAS THE BEST NORTHERN LIGHTS ON EARTH

a polar bear waves from the snowy tundra

SPOTTING THE NORTH'S MOST ICONIC ANIMALS FROM EASIEST TO HARDEST 

tundra north tours demonstrates how to prepare traditional food in an icy igloo

5 AMAZING PLACES YOU CAN STAY, BUT WON'T WANT TO LEAVE

Couple paddling in canoe on the Mackenzie River

Explore the ancient Northern waterways

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

Surround yourself in the wildest wilderness

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

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