Qausuittuq National Park

Qausuittuq, Inuktitut for “place where the sun doesn't rise”, is an area rich in natural and cultural heritage in Nunavut's High Arctic. Jointly managed by Inuit and Parks Canada, the park protects key habitat for the endangered Peary caribou.

Visiting Qausuittuq National Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, hiking, skiing, wildlife viewing, and backcountry camping.

Plan your visit

How to get to here, safety and guidelines, fees, and visitor information.

Safety and guidelines

Safety information, visitor guidelines, and more.


Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, and annual backcountry passes.

Contact Qausuittuq National Park

General inquiries:
1-867-975-4673 (Iqaluit office)
1-888-773-8888 (toll free)

For emergencies within the park:

Hours of operation

Qausuittuq National Park is open year-round.


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