Just north of the Alberta border, the Northwest Territories’ South Slave region is within reach – but beyond belief. An easy day’s drive from Edmonton, this alluring Subarctic frontier offers thundering waterfalls, roving herds of bison, lakes of oceanic proportion, and some of the best darn freshwater fishing on the planet.
Best of all, touring the South Slave is easy. All of the communities and key attractions are linked by a network of scenic all-weather highways. Along these wild roads you’ll find several of the North’s most celebrated territorial parks and campgrounds, each showcasing natural features of the region and serving as stupendous basecamps for adventure, discovery and relaxation.