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On our tour we’ll be paddling the upper part of the Thelon River, the largest river in the Barren Lands and easily the most magnificent. The Thelon is, without question, the most remote and the most pristine wilderness river of any considerable size left in North America. There are eight rapids along our route but no portages at all. Our entire route is on the tundra, south of the Thelon Wildlife Sanctuary, and is one of the most remote places left in the world.

Our guided Eileen River/Sled Creek canoe adventure offers exclusive access to one of the best wilderness wildlife trips in the Northwest Territories!

This is our top trip for spectacular campsites and world-class hiking opportunities in a very remote tundra wilderness. Our canoe trip lies a short distance past the treeline (edge of the forest) in the Barren Lands, west of the Thelon River headwaters.

Your invitation to the best summer parties in the southern NWT

Epic beach parties. Cosmic discoveries. Choose-your-own-paddle adventures. Days and nights of music. South Slave communities sure make the most of their summers by getting together and basking in what makes their home so special.

The best part? These welcoming towns want to share the fun with you.

The town of Fort Smith provides tourism information and packages of local attractions through our main office and visitor information centre. Our website provides a detailed list of many of the attractions in and around Fort Smith, including trails, rapids, the Aurora Borealis, Wood Buffalo National Park, whooping cranes, pelicans and wood bison.

Website: https://fortsmith.ca/

Email: townoffortsmith@fortsmith.ca

Phone: (867) 872-8400

We own and operate a 24 hour on-demand air charter service. Hunting and fishing charters can be arranged in the Northwest Territories. We offer air support for canoeing adventures at Lynx Tundra Lodge and the Thelon River.

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