To truly experience the Northwest Territories, take your camping gear for a highway driving adventure! Long ribbons of road without traffic jams or urban clutter take you through vast landscapes with unrivaled vistas - scenic boreal forests, breathtaking waterfalls, mountains, plains and valleys. Take your time, explore. Savour the wide-open spaces and quiet of the wilderness. surround yourself with wild beauty and the whispers of history. Immerse yourself in the ancient heritage of our aboriginal people. Discover the comfort and natural beauty of our well-maintained territorial parks and campgrounds.
All along the highway, stopping places beckon: wayside picnic areas, campgrounds, parks, quaint churches, traditional villages, tumbling rapids or roaring waterfalls. You’ll find countless places to camp, fish, view wildlife, canoe, pick berries, take a photo or a hike.
The territorial parks and campgrounds are operated by the Government of the Northwest Territories Tourism and Parks Division. Services are provided from May 15 to September 15 each year.
Our territorial parks and campgrounds offer some of the best camping accommodations in North America. We offer 17 campgrounds on the doorstep of pristine wilderness but within reach of modern community services and amenities. Our campsites are spacious, and many campgrounds provide showers and flush toilets as well as dumping stations for RVs. All our campgrounds provide secluded sites for those who want to get away from it all in tents. Firepits are standard for all camping sites. Our campgrounds offer an affordable way to comfortably explore the Northwest Territories in your own or rented vehicle; they are conveniently located along our highways throughout the territory, allowing you to explore our land and communities at your own pace.