Quttinirpaaq National Park
Inuktitut for “land at the top of the world”, Quttinirpaaq is Canada’s northernmost national park. Its sprawling tundra is enriched by jagged black peaks and massive glaciers. Herds of muskoxen and Peary caribou roam this vast landscape where archaeological sites date back thousands of years.
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ᖃᐅᔨᒃᑲᐃᒋᑦ ᐃᓱᒪᒋᔭᓐᓂᑦ ᖁᑦᑎᓂᖅᐹᑉ ᓄᑖᖅ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᖅᐹᖅᓯᐅᑦ ᐊᐅᓚᑦᓯᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᐸᕐᓇᐅᑎᖓᑕ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ.
Learn how Inuit and Parks Canada work together to manage Quttinirpaaq.
Embark on a day hike or multi-day trek from Tanquary Fiord.
What Quttinirpaaq lacks in powder, it more than makes up for in awe-inspiring routes.
Visiting Quttinirpaaq National Park
Things to do, hiking, skiing, climbing, glacier travel, and backcountry camping.
How to get to here, where to stay, guides and outfitters, maps, brochures, and visitor information.
Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.
Travel with a guided group or book a local tour in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.
Important bulletins, weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.
Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, and annual backcountry passes.
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