Wood Buffalo Route

Wood Buffalo Route

The Wood Buffalo route takes you through the Wood Buffalo National Park (the largest National Park in North America) into the friendly community of Fort Smith (pop. 2,451). 

To start the Wood Buffalo Route, turn right at the junction of NWT Highway 5 and 6. 

Of special interest along this route are the giant karst sinkhole at Angus Fire Tower, the underground Nyarling River, the Salt Plains, whitewater rafting, kayaking on the Slave River rapids, Wildlife, and the golf course in Fort Smith.

There are two Territorial campgrounds on this route:

  1. Little Buffalo River Falls Territorial Park
  2. Queen Elizabeth Territorial Park

For more information about the features and attractions found along the Wood Buffalo Route, download a copy of the NWT Road and Campground Guide.