A group of hikers in the wilderness

Destination: National Parks

Adventures Await

canoe trippers take a break from the broken skull river in naats'ihch'oh national park reserve

Destination: National Parks

Adventures Await

girls walking down the trail to salt plains of wood buffalo national park

Destination: National Parks

Adventures Await

muskoxen in aulavik national park

Destination: National Parks

Adventures Await

couple sets up camp near La Ronciere Falls in Tuktut Nogait National Park

Destination: National Parks

Adventures Await

National Parks

The Northwest Territories is home to five national parks (soon to be six). Here, rivers run glassy-clear, peaks leap to the heavens, waterfalls plummet and wild beasts abound – muskoxen, caribou, grizzlies, bison, you name it. Some parks, like Nahanni, are legends, on the bucket-list of every adventurer worth their salt. Others are unsung gems – the most untrammeled places on the planet. No matter whether you’re waiting for bison to make way for your car in Wood Buffalo National Park, or ascending an unnamed, unclimbed peak in Nááts’ihch’oh, you’ll be experiencing Earth in its perfect form: glorious, wild and free.

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