Fort Simpson, NWT, Adventure & Travel Guide

Northwest Territories, Canada Travel and Adventure

"Gateway to the Nahanni"

Fort Simpson, NWT, Canada is a transportation hub and adventure base camp located on the banks of the Mackenzie and Liard Rivers in the southwest corner of the Northwest Territory, Canada. The village is referred to as the "Gateway to the Nahanni" referring to the Nahanii National Park Reserve.

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Best Things To Do, Adventures, Activities in and around Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories

Top attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Fort Simpson, NWT, Canada include hiking, canoeing, rafting, kayaking, flightseeing, golfing, fishing, wildlife watching, mountain climbing and backpacking.

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Best Parks, Trails, & Places to explore in Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories

A few of the more popular, some would say best, activity destinations located in and around Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories includes the Nahanni National Park Reserve, Virginia Falls, the Ram Plateau, Sambaa Deh Falls Territorial Park, Doctor Lake, Mckenzie River, and the Cirque of the Unclimbables.

What are the Accommodations, Services and Amenities in Fort Simpson, NWT?

Fort Simpson places to stay, services and amenities important to travelers include accommodations (motels, inns, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), cottages, cabins, lodges), campground, tours, guides, outfitters, attractions, restaurants, coffee shops, general store, pub, bank, gas station, gift stores, and internet service.

How Do I Get To Fort Simpson Northwest Territories?

Transportation services getting to and from Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories includes the main highway of course (Highway #1), and then there is the (YZF) Yellowknife Airport (8 hours 12 minute drive - 624 kms) and floatplanes.

South of the community is a river ferry connecting to the Mackenzie / Heritage Highway (Hwy #1). North of the community is another river ferry connecting the highway to a small village named Wrigley.

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