2022 NWT Parks and Campgrounds Opening Dates

Parks and campgrounds in the Northwest Territories will open starting May 13, 2022.

This year, online reservations are accepted from:

  • April 5 at 10:00 a.m. – Camping du Lac Prélude
  • April 6 at 10:00 a.m. – Reid Lake Campground
  • April 7 at 10:00 a.m. – Camping Fred Henne
  • April 8 at 10:00 a.m. – all campgrounds

Campsites at the following campgrounds are not available for reservation through the online reservation system, but on a first-come, first-served basis at the gate:

  • Nataiinlaii Territorial Park
  • Gwich’in Territorial Park – Vadzaih Van Tshik Campground
  • Gwich’in Territorial Park – Gwich’in Territorial Park Campground
  • Little Buffalo River Crossing Territorial Park

Campsite opening dates

  • Beaufort Delta Campgrounds: May 19
  • MacKinnon Territorial Park in the Sahtu: May 15
  • North and South Slave Campgrounds: May 13
  • Dehcho Campgrounds: May 20 (except Blackstone Territorial Park, which opens June 3)

Depending on conditions, the Kakisa and Little Buffalo River Falls day-use areas may be available for camping at an earlier date. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Drew Williams
Associate Director, Strategic Communications
Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment
Government of the Northwest Territories
[email protected]
(867) 767-9202

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