Heritage Route

Heritage Route

The NWT Heritage Route extends northwest from Checkpoint (at the junction of Highways 1 & 7) to Fort Simpson and then further on to Wrigley. 

Travellers on the NWT Heritage Route will travel through a beautiful region of forested hills, mountains, clear lakes and rivers. There are two ferry crossing (Liard River Ferry and the Nduleh Crossing) on this route (both are no-charge).  To check the current river crossing conditions, call: 1-800-661-0750.

Outdoor activities are within easy reach on the NWT Heritage Trail – camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, rafting and viewing nature.

There is one NWT Campground on this Route:

  1. Fort Simpson Territorial Park
  2. There is also a community campground available in Wrigley. 

For more information about the attractions available on the NWT Heritage Route, please download a copy of the NWT Road and Campground Guide.