Fort Simpson Territorial Park

Located in the community of Fort Simpson at the confluence of the Mackenzie and Liard rivers. The Fort Simpson Park is within walking distance to all of the communities amenities; groceries, restaurants and information centre.  The park is situated adjacent to the historic Papal Site that commemorates the 1987 visit of Pope John Paul ll. 

Park Highlights: 

This is a great location for bird-watching and listening to the chorus of northern frogs! Many different species of birds have been documented here. The Snye is a shallow wetland ecosystem located between the main portion of the community and the southern shoreline of the river. Migratory waterfowl may be seen in season, including tundra swans and snow geese. A community trail around the perimeter of the community of Fort Simpson links several historic sites, and is readily accessible from the campsite. The trail winds its way around the golf course and allows for excellent opportunities for observing nature, including a variety of birds, reptiles and plants.

Due to a spring 2021 flooding event in the park - shower facilities are unavailable, but outhouses and potable water are. This park has 21 powered campsites, and 11 non-powered sites.