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Carcajou Falls, Sahtu Region

Sahtu

Carcajou Falls, Sahtu Region

Sahtu

sahtu_region_mapHighlights:

  • Great Bear Lake
    • At 31,000 square kilometres, Great Bear Lake is the largest freshwater body that is entirely within Canada.
  • Canol Trail
    • The Canol Trail is the longest wild hiking path in North America at 355 kilometres (221 miles), requiring roughly 3 weeks or more to complete.
  • Mackenzie River
    • This is Canada's longest river system at 4,241 kilometres (2,635 miles) and is the second longest in North America after the Mississippi.  In front of the town of Norman Wells, the river is more than 4 kilometres wide.
  • Oldest Building
    • Our Lady of Good Hope Church of Fort Good Hope began its construction in 1865.  It is one of the oldest surviving buildings of its kind and was named a National Historic Site in 1977.
  • Carcajou Falls
    • This gem within the Canol Trail is almost never visited.  It is instantly recognized by the large pillar of rock that stands before it.
  • ​Dodo Canyon
    • Another popular stop along the Trail is Dodo Canyon, a red-rock badlands resembling the deserts of Arizona.  One of the signature features are the towering spires and hoodoos.

Communities:

  • Colville Lake
  • Deline
  • Fort Good Hope
  • Norman Wells
  • Tulita

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Fireweed
Fireweed
Mackenzie Mountains
Mackenzie Mountains
View of Mackenzie Mountains, Dechenla Lodge, Sahtu Region
View of Mackenzie Mountains, Dechenla Lodge, Sahtu Region
Norman Wells Airport, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Norman Wells Airport, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Town Centre, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Town Centre, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Deline, Sahtu Region
Deline, Sahtu Region
Tulita, Sahtu Region
Tulita, Sahtu Region
Church of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus, Deline, Sahtu Region
Church of Saint Theresa of the Child Jesus, Deline, Sahtu Region
Artificial Islands on the Mackenzie River, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Artificial Islands on the Mackenzie River, Norman Wells, Sahtu Region
Our Lady of the Snows Church, Colville Lake, Sahtu Region
Our Lady of the Snows Church, Colville Lake, Sahtu Region
Carcajou Falls, Sahtu Region
Carcajou Falls, Sahtu Region
Dodo Canyon, Mackenzie Mountains, Sahtu Region
Dodo Canyon, Mackenzie Mountains, Sahtu Region