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overlook Campbell Lake, which is an example of a reversing Delta. The cliffs are home to raptors such as Peregrine Falcons.
692 km (mile 430) – Vadzaih Van Tshik Campground (Caribou Creek)
Vadzaih Van Tshik Campground has 11 sites.
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BANKS ISLAND
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608 km (mile 378) –
705 km (mile 438) – Gwich’in Territorial Campground
714 km (mile 443) –
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Minneapolis
Ottawa
The Mackenzie Delta is the largest in Canada and the tenth
Eagle Plains
Los Angeles
Los Angeles
Atlanta Colville Lake
largest in the world.
Atlanta
692 km (mile 430) – Vadzaih Van Tshik Campground
(Caribou Creek)
536 km (mile 333) – Tetlit Gwinjik Wayside Park
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Vadzaih Van Tshik Campground has 11 sites.
A view of the Mackenzie Delta and Peel River valley.
Distances to Inuvik from...
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Edmonton
Iqaluit
Mi By Air 1002 Aklavik 2234 Holman
880 Paulatuk
3786 Sachs Harbour 4723 Tuktoyaktuk
608 km (mile 378) – Tsiigehtchic
465 km (mile 289) – Yukon/NWT Border
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Dawson City
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Whitehorse
Yellowknife
set watches one hour ahead when travelling north, back when
Fairbanks, Alaska
Los Angeles, California
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going south. There is an interpretive display here worth seeing that describes the local wildlife and landscapes.
New York, NY Whitehorse, Yukon
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Montreal Ottawa
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608 km (mile 378) –
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Seattle Yellowknife, NT Vancouver
Calgary
Winnipeg Minneapolis
operates 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. daily, June to mid-October. Cross
1310 / 814 3565 / 2215 144 / 90
326 km (mile 204) – Pullout
by ice bridge in the winter from the end of November until April
Tuktoyaktuk, NT
30. The low of the Mackenzie River, draining one ifth of Canada, over 1,800,000 sq. km. (700,000 sq. miles), is exceeded in the 1w9e6stkermn h(memiliesp1h2er3e)only by the Mississippi and the Amazon. OTghielvMieaHckigehnwziaeyDMelatianitsenthaenclaerCgaemstpin. Canada and the tenth largest in the world.
259 km (mile 161) – Ogilvie-Peel Viewpoint
194 km (mile 120) – Engineer Creek Campground
536 km (mile 333) – Tetlit Gwinjik Wayside Park Located at the foot of Sapper Hill, a sharply eroded limestone rAidvgiewiotfhtfhaescMinaactkienngzrioecDke‘lftoareasntds’.PEeieglhRt isvietersvanlldeyg. ood ishing.
obtain the required licence.
140675 km (miille 6278)9–) –PuYlulokount /NWT Border
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Note the time zone change at the Yukon/NWT border crossing –
Los Angeles, California 6093 / 37s8e6rvicSeaschosfHaanrboouutritter5w2h5o/ w3i2ll6
set watches one hour ahead when travelling north, back when
New York, NY 7600 / 47p2r3oviTduekatolyicaektnusked guide9. 4 / 58 This Arctic highway project has been a priority
82 km (mile 51) – North Fork Pass
going south. There is an interpretive display here worth seeing The highest elevation on the Dempster, at 1,289 metres (4,229 that describes the local wildlife and landscapes.
feet). First crossing of the Continental Divide.
Fishing
7099 / 4411
326 km (mile 204) – Pullout
75 km (mile 47) – Tombstone Mountain
Yellowknife, NT
of 16 and 65, and ish here,
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Tuktoyaktuk, NT
you must carry an NWT ishing
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airplane in summer, the ocean-front hamlet
OEglislvaie Highway Maintenance Camp.
194 km (mile 120) – Engineer Creek Campground
in InAunvyiokn. e wishing to hunt or all-weather highway, and is best known for its
196 km (mile 123)
carry irearms in Canada must
Located at the foot of Sapper Hill, a sharply eroded limestone ridge with fascinating rock ‘forests’. Eight sites and good ishing.
Trails Lookout Boat Launch
Revolvers, pistols and automatic
107 km (mile 67) – Pullout
Pre-historic looking musk-oxen roam hunt big game require the breathtaking landscapPeo,lisceen by few.
Campsites
services of an outitter who will
Picnic/Day Use
82 km (mileT5o1il)et–s/NOourtthhouFsoerk Pass
Restaurant Airport, Scheduled Service In order to prevent the preovridme alficreonsetdfgruoidme.
Kitchen Shelter Swimming
The highest elevation on the Dempster, at 1,289 metres (4,229
Store Emergency Landing Airstrip melting, the roadbed is a minimum 1.8m
Firewood Playground feet). First crossing of the Continental Divide.
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Drinking Water Power at Campsites 75 km (mile 47) – Tombstone Mountain
above the ground, with road crews assigned to
Showers
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Take in the panoramic view west to Tombstone Mountain, some
licence, available at
40 km (25 miles) away.
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Interpretive Displays Campsites Picnic/Day Use Toilets/Outhouse Kitchen Shelter Firewood
Drinking Water
www.enr.gov.nt.ca or Western
Campsites Picnic/Day Use
Trails
Tire Repair Medical Services
For more information Poonlictehe road and highway
Showers
Dump Stations Restaurant
Emergency
Trails Toilets/OutShtoruese Lookout Bank
Boat Launch
Kitchen Shelter
Arts and Crafts SwCimhumrcihng
Firewood
Playground
LEGEND
Boat Launch Swimming Playground
Power at Campsites Gasoline Station Automotive Services Tire Repair Accommodation
areas where the highway has been engineered
This information was provided courtesy of the
Drinking Water Power at Campsites Government of The Northwest Territories.
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Showers
Banking Machine Visitor Information Golf Course Medical Services Police
Airport,
as they look.
Scheduled Service
increase tourism and commerce in the area.
Landing Airstrip
Lookout
Post Office
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BEAUFORT HERSCHEL ISLAND SEA
( YUKON TERRITORIAL PARK)
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Edmonton
Ivvavik Amundsen
Fort McPherson
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Atlanta
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hills with icy cores.
The road stretches its way through 71 km of
help stabilize it over timeI.f you are between the ages Church
Banking Machine
If you are between the ages
licence, available at
GinotlfoCoaunrasdea.
lands owned by the Inuvialuit. It is a stark but
Tire Repair MedNicoanl-rSesrivdiecnetss wishing to
free across the land.
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weapons are prohibited entry
eight bridges along the route, and a total of 68
Arctic Regional Visitor Centre to pass over waterwaysin. Inuvik.
This mammoth project created more than
1,860 person years of employment and 49
long-term jobs, and is projected to significantly
Restaurant Airport, Scheduled Service conditions, visit:
wSwtowre.inf.gov.nt.ca/servEimcersg/ehnciygLhawndainygsA-irastnridp-ferries Bank
Banking Machine
Golf Course
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LEGEND LEGEND
Mike Beedell
Wolfgang Weber Mike Beedell Wolfgang Weber
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