Dempster Highway Roadtrip - Yukon to NW Territories
For all of those who love going north (I mean far north) - The Dempster Highway is for you! The Dempster Highway is Canada's only all weather road into the Arctic Circle. If you are so inclined, you can in winter when the road is extended 190km north and uses an ice road to get to Tuktoyaktuk.
- Don't leave your camera behind - this is nature photographers paradise. There are many 'pullouts' on the highway so take your time!
- See Tombstone Territorial Park
- See Moose, Grizzlies, Caribou, Peregrine Falcon, Gryfalcons, and Golden Eagles from this road.
- Go Hiking
- See the Northern Lights
- Reach the Arctic Circle at Kilometer 403 (Mile 250)
Northern Lights from Dempster Highway, madmack66, Creative Commons
|1||Head northwest toward Klondike Hwy/YT-2 S|
|2||Turn left at Klondike Hwy/YT-2 S|
|3||Turn left at Dempster Hwy/YT-5 N|
|4||Turn right to stay on Dempster Hwy/YT-5 N
Continue to follow Dempster Hwy
Entering Northwest Territories
|5||Take the Dempster Hwy/Fort McPherson NT Highway 8 NT/NT-8 N ferry|
|6||Continue straight onto Dempster Hwy/NT-8 N|
|7||Take the ferry|
|8||Continue straight onto Dempster Hwy/Ferry Ramp/NT-8 N
Continue to follow Dempster Hwy/NT-8 N
Courtesy of www.road-trips.org