Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve

 

Thaidene Nëné - “The Land of the Ancestors” in Dënesųłiné Yati – is an Indigenous Protected Area of more than 26 000 km2 in the Northwest Territories. At its core is Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve, Canada’s newest national park. Here is the place where the barrens and subarctic boreal forest converge on the shore of one of the world’s largest freshwater lakes in a stunning display of rugged, northern beauty.

Management of Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve is shared with the Indigenous governments who have a cultural connection to the landscape: Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation, Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Deninu Kųę First Nation, and Yellowknives Dene First Nation. This is a culturally rich and spiritually significant area, where the continued relationship between the land and Indigenous people highlights the importance of protected areas.

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Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve
Reminder about Fishing Permits and Regulations

Features

Stewardship and management

Creating a park, Permits and Licences

Activities and experiences

Cultural experiences, Fishing, Flightseeing and air charters, Boating, Paddling, Berry Picking, Camping, Hiking, Shore lunches, Wildlife watching

Plan your visit

Visitor Guidelines, Registration, Maps, Tour operators and charters, Current Weather, Contact us

Safety and guidelines

Bear safety, Backcountry safety, Boating and Paddling Safety, Muskox Safety, Winter safety, Snowmobiling Safety, Communications, Important bulletins

Contact us

Tel: 867-766-8460
Email: thaidene.nene@pc.gc.ca

Hours of operation

Visitor information is available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

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