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Discover Amazing Northwest Territories Camping Opportunities at Tuktut Nogait National Park!
Tuktut Nogait National Park is located north of the Arctic Circle in the northeast corner of Northwest Territories. Established in 1996, the park covers more than 10,000 square miles! A wide range of animals can be found within the park, including many herds of caribou, grizzly bears, Arctic char, musk ox, grey wolves and the park is a major breeding and nesting ground for a wide range of birds. This arctic park is nearly untouched by man, making it an amazing Northwest Territories camping destination!
Tuktut Nogait National Park has long, cold winters and short, cool summers. The average temperature over the year is around 10 degrees Fahrenheit. Winter averages -15 degrees while summers average 40. The northern area of the park is more influenced by the Amundsen Gulf making it wetter and foggier, especially during summer. The park experiences two months of constant sun during summer and two months of constant dark in winter. The wind is a constant year round. There is a CA$24.50 fee per person per day. An annual pass costs $147.20.
Tuktut Nogait National Park is a terrific destination for hardy outdoor enthusiasts. The rugged terrain, vast open space, and beautiful landscapes make it a great Northwest Territories camping spot for people who wish to get in touch with nature. Rivers and ponds are great for paddling and fishing, canyons beg to be hiked and explored, open landscapes and never ending sunny summer days allow you to explore the park day or night. There are no designated hiking trails or camping sites, and there are no visitor facilities in the park, so visitors to the park have to be self-sufficient and remember to pack out whatever they pack in. With so much raw beauty to explore, Tuktut Nogait National Park really is an amazing Northwest Territories camping spot!
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