Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve
AREA CLOSURE – Ts’akui Theda (Parry Falls)
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.
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
Hours of operation
Visitor information is available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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