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About Trophy Lodge

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police established a detachment at Fort Reliance in 1927 to monitor barren land trapping. In 1965 the post was closed, fewer trappers and bush planes made it unnecessary. The property was purchased by the Finlayson family who have added to it but retained the charm of a rugged outpost in the remote reaches of Northern Canada.


Where we are


2015 - From above


RCMP Barracks established 1930

RCMP Barracks established 1927

Nature is Bountiful

Numerous rivers, unique rock formations, abundant birds and wildlife and crystal clear waters make this a prime nature site. The area is being considered for a national Park, in short the scenery is terrific.

River Rapids

Rivers full of grayling

Camp Visitor

Baby Muskox in camp!



Trophy Lodge accommodates 16 in four fully equipped housekeeping units. All have furnaces, hot water showers, fridges and stoves. Bedding, cooking supplies, nets and life jackets are all supplied. A small general store offers necessities including lures.
Fort Reliance is at the extreme eastern end of Great Slave Lake, 170 air miles or 275 by boat from Yellowknife, casual visitors are few!

Main Lodge

Main Lodge


Guest Cabin

Guest Cabin