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.