Hay River NWT adventures, activities and things to do are enjoyed on Great Slave Lake, the banks of the Hay River, and along the high-bank cliffs following the Waterfall Highway. The welcoming community is a marine, tourism and transportation centre located in the southeast corner of the Northwest Territories region of Canada. It is the first community when entering the NWT from Alberta, Canada on Highway #1.
Most talked about Hay River NWT adventures and activities in and around the Northwest Territories Canada includes fishing, canoeing, swimming, kayaking, boating, flightseeing, hiking, sailing, golfing, picnicking, sightseeing, birdwatching, camping, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, dog sledding, ice fishing and aurora borealis sightings.
A few of the more popular Northwest Territories parks and trails, some would say best, in and around the community of Hay River includes the Waterfall Highway, Hay River Territorial Campground, Great Slave Lake, Porritt Landing, Chamber Park, and Mackenzie River. As always we suggest you stay longer and include some classic day road trips to some spectacular waterfalls like the Louise Falls and the Alexandra Falls in the Twin Falls Gorge Territorial Park.
Places to stay in Hay River includes various types of accommodations (motels, bed and breakfasts (B&Bs), cottages, cabins, lodges), and campgrounds. Some of the important tourism services and attractions in the region of Hay River NWT includes tours, guides, outfitters, restaurants, coffee shop, grocery store, pubs, liquor store, bank, gas station, gift stores, and internet service.
Directions to Hay River Northwest Territories Canada includes the main highway of course (Highway #2), and then there is the (YZF) Yellowknife Airport (5 hours 23 minute drive - 476 kms) and then there are the floatplanes landing on Great Slave Lake.