The Dempster Highway is a 740 KM bucket list journey from Dawson City, Yukon to Inuvik, Northwest Territories offering incredible scenery, wide open spaces and remote beauty.
Finished the Dempster Highway but ready to adventure further?
Now travellers can reach the Arctic Ocean along the 147 km Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway
ARTS, CRAFTS, & LOCAL FOOD
Looking to purchase a local craft or hand crafted piece of art? Or maybe you've heard of about our locally made donuts, dry fish, or even permafrost pesto made from greens grown in Inuvik's Community Greenhouse? From Tsiigehtchic to Inuvik, there is ample opportunity to support our local artisans and get a real taste of Canada's Western Arctic
The Dempster Highway makes it way through incredible wilderness and through the traditional lands of our local First Nations, the Gwich'in. Driving beyond the Gwich'in Settlement Area and out towards the Beaufort Sea, you will enter the traditional land of the Inuivialuit, the Inuit of the Western Arctic. While the Gwich'in, Inuvialuit, & Metis people continue to live in the communities of the Dempster Highway, so do more recent residents, making communities like Inuvik a vibrant multicultural community.