In Northwest Territories the famous Nahnanni National Park is a beautiful mountain reserve.
In summer there are nearly 24 hours of daylight.
In Northwest Territories there are several archaeological sites including Auvalik which existed over 3000 years ago.
The present-day territory was created in June 1870, when the Hudson\'s Bay Company transferred Rupert\'s Land and North-Western Territory to the government of Canada.
The Northwest Territories is a federal territory of Canada.
Located in northern Canada, the territory borders Canada\'s two other territories, Yukon to the west and Nunavut to the east, and three provinces: British Columbia to the southwest, Alberta and Saskatchewan to the south.
Total area is 1,346,106 km2 (519,734 sq mi).
The highest point is Mount Nirvana near the border with Yukon at an elevation of 2,773 metres (9,098 ft).
There is a new national park at Tuktut Nogait, which is a haven for wildlife including caribou, muskoxen and birds of prey.
In spring here the edge of the ice flow and various activities in the snow also attracts people.
In Northwest Territories people can enjoy and try canoeing, hiking, snowmobiling and dog sledding.
Anytime is a good time to visit the Northwest Territories.
Fort McPherson Water Aerodrome, Fort Providence Water Aerodrome and Hay River/Brabant Lodge Water Aerodrome are three default airports.
Three highways link our northern communities to Yukon, British Columbia and Albarta.
Main bus services Mackenzie Highway and seasonal bus services on the Dempster highway.
The centre’s permanent collection of works of art, archaeological artifacts, and natural specimens has become an important tourist attraction.
The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife is dedicated to preserving the culture and heritage of the people of the territories.