Blackstone Territorial Park

The setting on the Liard River is spectacular, rich in historical significance, alive with abundant wildlife and framed by stunning mountain views. Blackstone Territorial Park is located on the Liard River, downstream from the confluence of the South Nahanni River with the Liard River. This is an excellent starting or ending point for canoeists, boaters or anglers near the confluence of the South Nahanni and Blackstone Rivers with the Liard River.

Attractions & Points of Interest:

Blackstone is one of the parks located on both the Liard Trail and the Deh Cho Travel Connection, the tour routes that take in the unique communities and sights of two provinces and the Northwest Territories.

Blackstone Park has its own Visitor Information Centre, worth a visit if you are stopping at or passing by the park. The centre is open during the same time period as the park, seven days a week. The next nearest visitor centres are in Fort Liard, which is approximately 115 km to the south, and in Fort Simpson, which is approximately 166 km to the north.

The next nearest NWT parks with camping facilities are the Fort Simpson Territorial Park 166 km to the north, and Sambaa Deh Falls Park about 195 km to the east on Highway 1.

The principle attractions are the Liard, Blackstone and Nahanni Rivers, and the Nahanni Range.

This park has 19 non-powered campsites. Blackstone also has NWT Parks first fixed roof accommodation, sleep indoors by the warmth of a woodstove fire. Please bring items to sleep (sleeping bag, mattress) as well as other camping equipment as necessary.