Hay River NWT Adventures

Northwest Territories Canada adventures, activities, things to do and more. 

Hay River Northwest Territories Canada travel and tourism guide for planning your next Hay River NWT adventure


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.

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Northwest Territories Things To Do and other Hay River Adventures

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.

Hay River Northwest Territories Parks and Trails 

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 and Tourism Services

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.

How Do I Get To Hay River Northwest Territories?

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.

 Hay River NWT Adventures and Services

Northwest Territories Canada Travel Guide 

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eh! Plan to Visit Hay River, N.W.T. today.
Hugging the shore of the Great Slave Lake, Hay River is the “Hub of the North” and also a hub of activity! Our small community of 3,500 residents boasts a large amount of activities and events, local attractions and the aspiration to return.

100-62 Woodland Drive
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