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My wife and I rode down on Frontier Bus van from Yellowknife. Just before stopping in New Providence we spotted 2 adult male Wood Bison. After a night at Hay River, where we saw a splendid Northern Light display, we drove on to Fort Smith....More
Due to several unpredictable wild fires,access to the park was limited and animals were scarce. We hiked down the short path to the Salt Plain,which was amazing. We collected organic salt and inspected sign left behind by animals.
We went to the Northwest Territory for the summer and Wood Buffalo National Park is a "must see" place if you get to Fort Smith, NT. Everything is far away as far as the sights to see, but they are worth the drive to the...More
WBNP is a long ways from the larger towns in Alberta, but worth it to visit. Come prepared as you will be "out in the boonies" with extra food and beverages. We arrived before the bugs, in late May so had a great experience.
Went here in August of 2013. If you don't live up in the NWT it takes "a while" to get here but I enjoyed the solitude of the area once I got here. One of the last remaining free roaming herds of Wood Bison along...More
The Park office is in Fort Smith where the staff can tell you of camping and hiking trails and other sites to visit. They also have some great movies of the park. While traveling in the park you may see wood bison, bear, wolves, sandhill...More