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Camp shelter at Dory point day use area in the Northwest territories
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Dory Point Day Use Area

For roadtrippers, the Dory Point Day Use area is an ideal spot to stretch your legs, lay out a picnic and enjoy your first glimpse of the big Mackenzie River as it begins its 1,750-kilometre odyssey to the Arctic Ocean. 

Situated just a few kilometres shy of the Deh Cho Bridge and the community of Fort Providence, Dory Point overlooks the western reaches of Great Slave Lake as it tapers to form the Mackenzie headwaters. 

Here you’ll find picnic tables, a screened kitchen shelter, firewood and outhouses. The area is maintained during the summer tourism season, from mid May to September. 

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