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Celebrate National Parks Day – Saturday, July 15

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July 14, 2017

July 15 marks Parks Day across Canada – it’s the perfect time to get out and enjoy nature!

Here are a few of the planned activities taking place in Northwest Territories Parks:

  • Fred Henne Territorial Park
    Main Beach, Gazebo
    Saturday, July 15 & Sunday, July 16
    1:00 – 4:00pm
    Variety of family-friendly activities including fish scale art, rock painting, sand art, scavenger hunt, storytelling and interactive games.
  • Prelude Lake Territorial Park
    Saturday, July 15
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Take part in a fun-filled scavenger hunt, BBQ and prizes!
  • Western Arctic Regional Visitor Centre - Inuvik
    Saturday, July 15
    Noon – 4:00pm
    BBQ, games, plant walk and bannock on a stick
  • Fort Simpson Territorial Park
    Events hosted in collaboration with Parks Canada and the Fort Simpson Visitor Information Centre
    Fort Simpson Kitchen Shelter
    Saturday, July 15Noon – 2:00pm
    Free BBQ lunch, mini scavenger hunt, prizes and fun!
  • Sambaa Deh Territorial Park
    Saturday, July 15
    Learn to make bannock on a stick, enjoy a free BBQ luncheon and learn to bead a small keys chain with the Famous Artist Lucy Simon.

Click here for a listing of activities hosted throughout the camping season!

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