Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada? If you're planning to go to Nahanni National Park Reserve, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Nahanni National Park Reserve, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Nahanni National Park Reserve, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly choice.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Nahanni National Park Reserve, Northwest Territories, Canada by month

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January

January in Nahanni National Park Reserve can be bitter cold. The snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C) to single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Nahanni National Park Reserve can be dangerously cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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March

March for Nahanni National Park Reserve can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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April

April here is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Nahanni National Park Reserve in May, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

June in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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July

July in Nahanni National Park Reserve is chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in Nahanni National Park Reserve is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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September

September in Nahanni National Park Reserve is pretty cool. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October in Nahanni National Park Reserve is very cold. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) to low 30s F (single digits C).

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November

If you are traveling to Nahanni National Park Reserve in November, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December in Nahanni National Park Reserve is biting cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

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