This post was originally published on the Spectacular Northwest Territories website.
With dramatic waterfalls, beautiful lakes, and scenic landscapes, the Northwest Territories make it pretty easy to take beautiful photos. The hardest part is often choosing where to take them! Here's a rundown of 10 great selfie spots in Northwest Territories Parks that will make your friends envious.
1. The 60th Parallel Territorial Park
The 60th Parallel Territorial Park on the Hay River welcomes Northwest Territories highway travellers from Alberta. There's a visitor centre here, too.
Selfie stop: The “Welcome to the Northwest Territories” sign at the 60th Parallel.
2. Twin Falls Territorial Park
Hay River Territorial Park has a campground close to the shoreline and a sandy beach. It’s located on the south shore of one of North America's largest lakes, Great Slave Lake.
Selfie stop: A sandy beach in the Northwest Territories? Who knew?
5. Lady Evelyn Falls
The attraction at Cameron Falls River Crossing Territorial Day Use Area is access to a stunning waterfall with calm pools for a refreshing dip on a hot day.
Selfie stop: From the bridge, overlooking the falls.
8. Gwich’in Territorial Park
This picturesque structure is the Western Arctic Regional Visitor Centre in Inuvik. The design evokes a traditional Inuvialuit log house, once common in this area. Inside, collect your certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle.
Selfie stop: Get a shot of the Great Northern Arts Festival sculpture outside of the centre, which features symbols representing the cultural diversity of the NWT.