NWT Parks season ends today

Sep 15 2015

YELLOWKNIFE (September 15, 2015) – The 2015 camping season will officially come to a close September 15 with the last of the NWT Parks closing their gates. Parks in the Beaufort Delta closed on September 1.

NWT campgrounds attracted over 24,000 campers last year and this number has been surpassed in the 2015 season. As of September 1, NWT Parks had already exceeded 2014 total revenue based on online sales alone. Official statistics will be available later this year.

“It is great to see that NWT Parks are a sought-after destination both by locals looking for a weekend get-away and visitors travelling from around the world,” said Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment David Ramsay. “A special thank you to our Parks staff who continue to go above and beyond to ensure that visitors have positive and memorable experiences.”

Traditional food preparation workshop at Gwich’in Territorial Park and throat singing, hiking tours and voyager canoe rides at Reid Lake and Fred Henne Territorial Parks are just a selection of highlights from the 2015 camping season in the NWT.

Media inquiries:

Briony Wright

Senior Communications Officer
Industry, Tourism and Investment
Government of the Northwest Territories
Tel: 867-920-6109
Email: Briony_Wright@gov.nt.ca