Fort McPherson is located on the Dempster Highway, 115 miles south of Inuvik on the Peel River.
Visitor Information: Hamlet of Fort McPherson at Box 57, Fort McPherson, NT Canada X0E 0J0; phone (867) 952-2428.
|Today, this Dene Indian settlement depends on subsistence fishing and hunting, trapping (mostly muskrat and mink), handicrafts, government employment, and commercial enterprises.
Visitor services include lodging at a co-op hotel; dining at a café; a gas station and tire repair shop; and 2 general stores. Camping near town at Nitainlaii Territorial Park.