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.
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.
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.
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.
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.