Fort Resolution is a "settlement corporation" in the South Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The community is situated at the mouth of the Slave River, on the shore of Great Slave Lake, and at the end of Fort Resolution Highway (Highway 6). It is the oldest documented community in the Northwest Territory, and was a key link in the fur trade's water route north. Fort Resolution is designated as a national historic site, due to its importance to aboriginal culture and fur trade history. Fort Resolution features "Deninu School", offering schooling for children K-12.
The town also has a hockey arena, community hall, nursing station, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, bed and breakfast, a 'Northern' general store with a "Quick-Stop" convenience store and two gas stations. A small airport, Fort Resolution Airport, services charter and medivac flights only. The oldest building in town is the historic Roman Catholic Church, built in the early 19th century. A second, Protestant, church offers an alternative worship option. The beach along Great Slave Lake is a prime spot for summer swimming, bird watching or relaxing. Local people engage in fishing, moose hunting, and trapping of ptarmigan and rabbit year-round.