The NWT is open to leisure travel. See information on COVID-19 travel guidelines
60th Parallel Visitor Information Centre
The 60th Parallel marks the land boundary between the provinces and territories in Canada. Located on Highway 1 at the Alberta/NWT border, the 60th Parallel Territorial Park is a great place to stop, stretch your legs, and get a first taste of what the North has to offer.
The centre offers brochures, maps, fishing licences, camping permits, a pay phone, drinking water, and washrooms. Fresh coffee is available to travellers, who can check out the local Indigenous arts and crafts on display, or learn from audiovisual presentations that depict the Northern culture of the NWT.
Next to the visitor centre is a small campground with seven sites and a scenic picnic area overlooking the gorgeous Hay River. The centre is open from mid-May to mid-September from 8am to 8pm.