Highway 3

Check conditions and have a travel plan before you travel.


  • The Yellowknife Highway is paved and 339 km long.
  • It connects to Highway 1 just south of the Deh Cho Bridge located at kilometre 23 near Fort Providence.
  • From Fort Providence, it continues along the western and northern shores of  Great Slave Lake, past Behchoko and on to Yellowknife.

    WARNING: Travellers are very likely to encounter wood bison along this highway.