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Address: Visitors' Centre: #149 McDougal Road | Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0, Canada
Phone Number: 867-872-7960
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Activities: Viewing wildlife

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Lots of Buffalo along the road!

WBNP is a long ways from the larger towns in Alberta, but worth it to visit. Come prepared as you will be "out in the boonies" with extra food and beverages. We arrived before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Kirkland, Washington
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Kirkland, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

WBNP is a long ways from the larger towns in Alberta, but worth it to visit. Come prepared as you will be "out in the boonies" with extra food and beverages. We arrived before the bugs, in late May so had a great experience.

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Millis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Went here in August of 2013. If you don't live up in the NWT it takes "a while" to get here but I enjoyed the solitude of the area once I got here. One of the last remaining free roaming herds of Wood Bison along with a healthy population of wolves was the main reason for my visit. The salt... More 

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Fort Smith, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Where else can you drive down the road and have to stop for wild wood buffalo, watch a pack of wolves cross the road or swim in pristine turquoise water? I love where I live,

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Fort Smith, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

The Park office is in Fort Smith where the staff can tell you of camping and hiking trails and other sites to visit. They also have some great movies of the park. While traveling in the park you may see wood bison, bear, wolves, sandhill cranes, whooping cranes, lynx and so much more. Spectacular northern lights, natural salt springs and... More 

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Yellowknife, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2011

So natural, so wild, so few people... so big.. so beautiful.. saw bears, bob cats, wood buffalo, a wolf pack, beavers, storks and more... you could drive all day and see no people...

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Address: Address: Visitors' Centre: #149 McDougal Road | Fort Smith, Northwest Territories X0E 0P0, Canada
Phone Number: 867-872-7960
Location: Canada  >  Northwest Territories

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