The Burnside River
- Best viewing of the Bathurst caribou herd migration in June
- Dramatic landscape, excellent hiking, wildlife and wildflowers
- Opportunity to see more than 20,000 caribou
- Several Inuit archeological sites along the river
The Burnside River is a classic tundra river flowing into the Arctic Ocean at Bathurst Inlet. Isolated and rugged, the river offers rafters easy Class I and II whitewater and world-class wildlife viewing, including caribou, muskox, grizzly, Rough-legged Hawks, Golden Eagles, Gyrfalcons and the occasional Arctic wolf.