Fort Smith, NWT, Canada s situated at the "end of the road" on the Wood Buffalo Highway Route (Hwy #5). The small community rests on the banks of the Slave River next to the Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada. The community calls itself, "The Garden Capital of the North" and the region is best known as Wood Buffalo Country.
Top attractions, adventures and activities most enjoyed in and around Fort Smith, NWT, Canada include hiking, birdwatching, golfing, kayaking, camping, flightseeing, backpacking, wilderness camping, canoeing, snowmobiling and cross country skiing.
A few of the more popular, some would say best, activity destinations and places of interest located in and around Fort Smith, Northwest Territories includes the the Wood Buffalo National Park of Canada, Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park, Northern Life Museum, Fort Smith Mission Heritage Park and Great Slave Lake.
Fort Smith places to stay, services and amenities important to travelers include accommodations (motels, inns, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), vacation homes, cottages, cabins, lodges), campgrounds, tours, guides, outfitters, post office, attractions, restaurants, laundromat, coffee shops, grocery stores, pubs, liquor store, bank, gas station, gift stores, and internet service.
Transportation services getting to and from Fort Smith, Northwest Territories includes the main highway of course (Highway #1), and then there is the (YZF) Yellowknife Airport (8 hours 21 minute drive - 734 kms) and floatplanes.