The Thelon River
- Features caribou, muskox, wolves, grizzly bear and falcons
- Largest river in Nunavut, the newest of Canada’s three northern territories
- The area surrounding the Thelon contains some of Canada’s most important ecosystems
A Canadian Heritage River, the Thelon originates in the Northwest Territories’ spruce-lined valleys, winding its way through a network of alpine lakes and finally emptying into Baker Lake and Chesterfield Inlet. The Thelon River is the largest river in Nunavut and flows over 900 kilometers across the Northwest Territories’ Mackenzie District.