- Town Hall
First Air or Air Tindi offer scheduled flight services to Fort Simpson. Fort Simpson is also a part of the Deh Cho Connection, and can be reached by the Liard or Mackenzie Highways (http://dehchotravel.ca/index.php). People also use the river system to travel between communities in the region and the territory by boat in the summer months.
There are many accommodations in Fort Simpson. For a complete list and contact information for either hotels, camping or guided excursions visit the village’s website. www.fortsimpson.com
The community has many historical attractions. The Heritage Park is approximately 35,000 square feet and contains the Papal flats, a popular stop that commemorates the visit of Pope John Paul II in September 1987. The Park’s museum, tea house and art studio is housed in the old Sacred Heart Rectory, Fort Simpson’s oldest standing building.
The Fort Simpson Visitors Information Centre is a small historical museum and movie theatre that shows cultural and historical films. During the summer, it offers guided walks in and around the community and is a great resource for other activities. http://www.fortsimpson.com/around.html#vic
There is an annual festival held on Canada Day weekend called the Open Sky Festival. It showcases local music and other arts. It is also a celebration of traditional Dene culture.
Fort Simpson is the base for travel to Nahanni National Park and plenty of guided outdoor excursions that include activates such as rafting, hiking, fishing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, aurora viewing, birding, wildlife viewing, archeological and cultural trips along with almost anything else. http://www.spectacularnwt.com/wheretoexplore/nahannicountry/fortsimpson