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60th Parallel Visitor Information Centre

60th Parallel Highway 1, Grumbler, Northwest Territories, Canada
+1 867-984-3811
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Great place to visit!

You cannot go wrong by stopping here to gather information about the area. There are a few exhibits... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Weyes1
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Bloomington, IN
Do not miss this!

This is the best visitor center I have ever visited! Vi gave us a wealth of information about... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Patty6-13
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Davis, California
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Adjacent to the visitor information centre, this park has a small campground and a scenic picnic area overlooking the beautiful Hay River. Entering the Northwest Territories from Alberta, the friendly staff at the 60th Parallel are available to welcome you. The Visitor Information Centre is open from May 15 to September 15. Brochures, maps, fishing licences, camping permits, pay phone, drinking water, washrooms and fresh coffee area available. Northwest Territories First Nations arts and crafts are on display in the centre. Audiovisual presentations dipict the northern way of life and what you might expect to see on your travels in the NWT. Come in and have a cup of coffee while you take a short break.
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60th Parallel Highway 1, Grumbler, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

You cannot go wrong by stopping here to gather information about the area. There are a few exhibits that are nicely done and the staff has valuable information that will make your visit more enjoyable and worthwhile. They also have an off-leash area for your...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is the best visitor center I have ever visited! Vi gave us a wealth of information about Yellowknife & the territories. She is an enthusiastic ambassador for the area having lived here for a long time. There are some interesting no exhibits, free coffee,...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at this magnificent Tourist Information Centre on July 19th entering the NWT. This Centre was so informative we stoped again when we left the NWT on Aug. 07th. The lady at the desk was the best qualified person we have met at any...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Very friendly staff here. Nice information centre with various information about the regions in the NWT. Bathrooms available.

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Reviewed 12 August 2015

It's a great spot to stop for a short break when on a road trip to/from Northwest Territories. Located on the border with Alberta, just off the highway and easily visible, so you can't miss it. There's a small visitor centre with free tea and...More

Thank Justine28
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a newly updated facility staffed with knowledgeable, friendly people. You can get free hot coffee or tea. They even gave us a free Northwest Territories hat pin and all the information we needed on sights to see in the Territory. The washroom facilities...More

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