Welcome to the Northwest Territories
Get in touch with Canada's wild side in the Northwest Territories. From the dazzling aurora borealis to rugged peaks in Canada's largest national park, the memories forged in this natural wonderland can't be touched....
Oh, give me a home where the buffalo roam... You may remember Home on the Range as sung by John Denver, or years earlier by Gene Autry. And where do those furry beasts wander today? The world's largest herd of bison (aka, buffalo) lives in Canada's Northwest Territories. But nature has more for you. Encompassing more than 500,000 square miles populated by only 44,000 or so people, this is an area rich with all kinds of wildlife, lakes, mountains, canyons, islands and huge tracts of wilderness. Truly nature at its finest....
Northwest Territories: Canada's Wild Side Shimmers With Spectacle
The Northwest Territories occupy more than 442,000 square miles of untamed wilderness, laced with robust rivers and punctuated by a few small towns. This is your destination if you want to discover Canada's true wilderness — but take some time to explore its quirky and delightful cities....
How to Read Good Sam Directory Ratings
The three-number rating that accompanies each campground listing in the directory gives readers an at-a-glance assessment of a campground's amenities, cleanliness and environment.
How to read the Good Sam Rating 10/10 /10.All three ratings categories are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.Less than 1 percent of parks or campgrounds receive the coveted 10 / 10 / 10 rating, which indicates superior facilities that are well maintained, clean, well-appointed restrooms and a highly appealing appearance.Campgrounds are inspected annually by dedicated RVers like you.
Completeness of facilities
10 / 10 / 10The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.
Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers
10 / 10 / 10The second rating category concerns the cleanliness and physical characteristics of toilets, walls, showers, sinks/counters/mirrors and floor. If a park achieves a full point in each of the above, it receives a star (), indicating exceptionally clean restrooms.
Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality
10 / 10 / 10 This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.