Attractions

Museum in Hay River

Hay River Heritage Centre

In the town's old Hudson's Bay Company trading post on Vale Island, this is an enthusiastically run local-history museum, with an absorbing collection of Hay River photos through the ages, period objects and fossils…
Island in Hay River

Vale Island

At the mouth of the Hay River on vast Great Slave Lake, this island, linked to the mainland by a bridge, is the oldest and nicest part of town. It's an ensemble of rickety wooden buildings, rusting boats, freight tr…