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Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary

#2 of 4 things to do in Fort Providence Features Animals
Highway 3, Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Wow

As we travelled toward Yellowknife we saw the bison along the highway. So beautiful and majestic... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
genya007
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saskatoon
via mobile
giant buffalo

cafeful of the buffalo on the road to Yellowknife ,they don't move, wait for them to move to safely... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Gina M
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fort providence NT
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7 Sep 2016
“Wow”
6 Sep 2015
“giant buffalo”
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Highway 3, Fort Providence, Northwest Territories, Canada
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

As we travelled toward Yellowknife we saw the bison along the highway. So beautiful and majestic. We saw them coming both ways. Such a privilege.

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

cafeful of the buffalo on the road to Yellowknife ,they don't move, wait for them to move to safely pass. Also have seen white wolfs/bears/lynx/foxes/martins lots of birds eagles woodpecker

2  Thank Gina M
Reviewed 21 August 2014

If you want to see bison, the Mackenzie Bison Sanctuary (basically NWT Highway 3 between Behchokǫ̀ and Ft Providence) is one of the best places to see them, any time of year. It only takes abut three hours to drive from Yellowknife to Ft Providence...More

4  Thank mediamentor
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Google Maps said the drive may take as long as 5 hours from Yellowknife, but it turned out to be less than 3.5 hours. Even about 1.5 hours out, you start to see a few of the wanderers of a few bison off the road....More

1  Thank tchijiiwa
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