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Welcome to Fort Smith!

The Chipewyan name for the region is Thebacha, which means beside the rapids. Fort Smith is located next to the magnificent Slave River and is the main gateway to Wood Buffalo National Park.

A trip to Fort Smith is one steeped in history, beauty and adventure. Our rapids along the Slave River are world class, our Dark Sky Preserve is the largest on Earth and Wood Buffalo National Park is thriving with unique wildlife, such as the protected and majestic whooping crane.

In summer the land abounds with birds, fish and animals. The trails are endless, and fences are rare. In winter it becomes a peaceful oasis of sparkling snow, clear skies and Northern lights.

We look forward to meeting you and hope you enjoy your stay!

For more information call or email us!

 Visitor Information  - Phone: 867-872-3065 or Wood Buffalo National Park  - 867-872-7960

email: townoffortsmith@fortsmith.ca

Attractions

Location: 195 McDougal Road, Fort Smith, NT

Phone: (867...

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Authentic Canadian Fur

​Hand  &  Foot​  Warmers

​Aurora Heat™ ​...

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Pine Lake is an aquamarine lake in the middle of the boreal forest, about 60 km (a 45-minute...

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The Fort Smith Snowboard Park is the place to be in the winter! With one of the best terrain...

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Visitors News

December 02, 2021

Join us for Fort Smith's Annual Santa Claus Parade & Tree Lighting on...

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Visitors Events

Mar
05
Thebacha Ski Loppet Saturday, March 5, 2022

Join us for one of the oldest...

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Dec
10

It is fun for the whole family and a great way to explore the holiday deals...

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Accommodations

Bed and Breakfast located steps from downtown Fort Smith and the beautiful paths and trails by the... Read more
Fully-furnished loft studio apartment in Fort Smith.
42 room full service facility with a restaurant, dining, gift store, lounge and night club which... Read more

Restaurants

  Great quality food, friendly staff with old fashioned, small town service.  A local favourite for... Read more
Aurora College is student success focused and Thebacha Campus offers a full range of services to... Read more
Northern Stores carry food and general merchandise, serving remote, Northern Canadian communities.... Read more