Ukkusiksalik National Park

Along the shores of Wager Bay in Nunavut, Ukkusiksalik’s rolling tundra is abundant with wildlife. Polar bears, arctic wolves and caribou roam a landscape where hundreds of archaeological sites tell the story of Inuit who have lived and travelled here for thousands of years.

Boating, hiking, and wildlife tours

See Ukkusiksalik’s abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery by boat or on foot with a licensed outfitter.

Cultural sites

Visit tent rings, food caches, fox traps and Ak&lungiqtautitalik, the “place of the rope game”.

A person wearing an amauti overlooking a rocky river.

Cooperative management

Learn how Inuit and Parks Canada work together to manage Ukkusiksalik.

Visiting Ukkusiksalik National Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, hiking, skiing, climbing and mountaineering, guided trips, and backcountry camping.

Plan your visit

How to get to here, where to stay, guides and outfitters, maps, brochures, and visitor information.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in nearby communities.

Local guides and outfitters

Arrange transportation to and from the park or book your trip with a guided group.

Safety and guidelines

Weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.


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

About Ukkusiksalik National Park

Stewardship and management

Cooperative management, plans and policies, implementation updates, contact information.

How to get here

Contact Ukkusiksalik National Park

General inquiries:
1-867-462-4500 (Naujaat office)
1-888-773-8888 (toll free)

For emergencies within the park:

Hours of operation

Due to COVID-19, the park is closed to visitors until further notice.
Park office: Complete schedule


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