Information Centres

Where to get the lowdown

Drop in to our friendly visitor centres for current information about activities in each region. You will find a seasonal visitor centre at key points along our highways, and year round information centres in Yellowknife and Norman Wells

On Highway 1, there's the 60th Parallel Visitor Centre, with a campground nearby. Hay River offers travel information at the Hay River Visitor Centre. Fort Simpson's Visitor Centre includes a display of regional history. The Blackstone Visitor Centre on Highway 7 is located at a campground, and features regional history. Visitor information is available in Fort Liard at Acho Dene Arts and Crafts.

On the Dempster Highway, there's a visitor centre in Dawson City, featuring Dempster and Delta information. There's an interpretive centre at Nitainlaii near Fort McPherson, and the Western Arctic Visitor Centre in Inuvik combines a unique regional display and helpful information.

In Yellowknife, the visitor centre is open year round. Friendly staff are very knowledgeable and happy to suggest activities in and around the city. In Norman Wells, the Norman Wells Historical Society offers regional information at their Canol Heritage centre year round.


Visitor Centres

Dempster/Delta Visitor Information Centre

Information on driving the Dempster Highway, the Inuvik region and other parts of the NWT. Read more

Yellowknife Senior's Society

If you’re a senior visiting the Northwest Territories, take part in our Arctic Ambassador program. Arctic Ambassadors do museum tours, the Mildred Hall Heritage School, registration for conferences and greet flights at... Read more

60th Parallel Visitor Information Centre

A visitor information centre at the 60th Parallel Territorial Park.  Read more

Blackstone Visitor Information Centre

Blackstone Territorial Park on Highway 7 (Liard Highway) is open daily, May 15 to September 15, 8 am to 11 pm. Stop in and see our displays and videos. Read more

Hay River Visitor Centre

The Hay River Visitor Information Centre is open year-round. Summer hours starting in May: Mon - Thurs 9 am - 6 pm and Fri - Sun 9 am to 8 pm. Fall/Winter hours starting in October: Mon - Fri 8:30 am to 5 pm Read more

Tsiigehtchic Tourist Centre

The name of Tsiigehtchic means "at the mouth of the iron river" in the Gwichya Gwich'in dialect. It is located at the confluence of the Mackenzie River and the Arctic Red River. Tsiigehtchic has a population of less... Read more