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Northwest Territories #1 Highway Guide

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NWT & Alberta Border - 60th Parallel - NWT Territorial Park
Info centre on East side of highway; 'coffee's on'; clean handicap washroom facilities & shower available; helpful staff; 15 site campground; fishing and hunting licences available; purchase Territorial Parks - Day Use Permits here; narrow highway shoulders as one continues North. North West Territories Highway #1 is part of NWT,'The Mackenzie Highway'
1.9
3.0
Reindeer Creek
small creek
25.2
40.5
Swede Creek

25.8
41.5
Gravel pit
working pit with building on West side of highway; road on East side of highway
39.9
64.2
Mink Creek

41.2
66.3
Gravel pit
West side of highway with man-made pond
44.4
71.5
Alexandra Falls, NWT
First 'must see' stop in Twin Falls Territorial Park; washrooms; enclosed picnic tables; scenic 1.8 km pathway to Louise Falls. NWT, Twin Falls Territorial Park. This Territorial Park has three main areas, located between the Mackenzie Highway and the Hay River: - Alexandra Falls Day Use Area - Louise Falls Campground & Day Use Area - Escarpment Creek Group Campsite. Alexandra Falls is a day use park. Facilities: picnic area, hiking trail, viewing area of the Falls.
45.8
73.7
Louise Falls
18 campsites; playground; lookout over Falls
48.0
77.3
Escarpment Creek aka Twin Falls Creek
group camping available
51.6
83.1
Community of Enterprise, NWT - Junction of Highway #2
Gas available; Hay River, NWT approx 37 km North on Highway 2; NOTE: For highway travel north via NWT Highway #2 - See Road RV Map Highway Travel Guide - Enterprise, NWT to Hay River, NWT for driving directions

54.2
87.3
Sand pullout area
North side of highway
62.0
99.8
Gravel pullout area
North side
62.1
100.0
Gravel pullout area
North side
68.7
110.5
Large sandy pullout area
North side; within sight of radio tower
70.9
114.1
Radio tower
gated - North side of highway
74.1
119.3
McNallie Creek Falls, NWT
Picnic area; viewpoint - worth a stop; North side; watch for parking sign; garbage cans; toilets; campfire ring;
76.0
122.3
Pullout with picnic tables
North side; super view into the distance; chipmunks
80.2
129.0
Dirt road
North side
80.5
129.6
Gravel pit
South side
89.0
143.3
Dirt road
North side
102.6
165.1
Gravel pit
working pit; North side; with Kakisa signage
103.2
166.0
Turnoff to Kakisa, NWT
South side; access to Lady Evelyn Falls Park, camping; Kakisa Lake, NWT; good seasonal fishing
104.3
167.8
Kakisa River Park
North side just past Kakisa River bridge; day use area; access to river for fishing;
112.3
180.7
Gravel pit
North side
114.2
183.7
Small pullout
North side
114.7
184.6
Pullout
garbage cans; signage
115.0
185.1
Junction of Highway 1 and Highway 3
Highway 1 continues to Fort Simpson, NWT and Junction of Highway 7 to Fort Liard, NWT; Gateway to Nahanni National Park, NWT. Nahanni National Park Reserve of Canada protects a portion of the Mackenzie Mountains Natural Region offering the adventurous visitor a wilderness experience. A key feature of the park is the South Nahanni River, NWT. Four great canyons line this spectacular whitewater river. At Virginia Falls the river plunges in a thunderous plume. The park's sulphur hotsprings, alpine tundra, mountain ranges, and forests of spruce and aspen are home to many species of birds, fish and mammals. A visitor centre in Fort Simpson features displays on the history, culture and geography of the area. The park was inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1978.
115.0
185.1
Junction of Highway 1 and Highway 3
NOTE: For highway travel via North West Territories Highway #3 - See Road Map RV Highway Travel Guide Junction of Highway #1 to Yellowknife, NWT for driving directions. -e