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The Basics: Where to Camp

Where to begin camping

Nunavut

Auyuittuq National Park Auyuittuq National Park
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Auyuittuq National Park

Sweeping glaciers and polar ice meet jagged granite mountains in Auyuittuq National Park. Known as “The Land that Never Melts” to the Inuit who remain an integral part of this landscape, Auyuittuq’s glaciers, rock cliffs and mountains provide world-class opportunities for spring ski touring and ski mountaineering. In the summer months, climbing, hiking, backpacking and camping in the spectacular wilderness are popular visitor activities.

Auyuittuq National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Auyuittuq National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Quttinirpaaq National Park Quttinirpaaq National Park
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Quttinirpaaq National Park

Quttinirpaaq National Park encompasses one of the most northern points of land on our planet. Its world-class features include: ice caps up to 900 metres thick, the lush Lake Hazen ecosystem and a rich diversity of arctic wildlife.

Quttinirpaaq National Park and its surrounding region have a rich cultural history that tells the story of human occupation of the area – a legacy that dates back thousands of years.

Quittinirpaaq National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Quttinirpaaq National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Sirmilik National Park Sirmilik National Park
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Sirmilik National Park

Sirmilik National Park offers visitors a surprising collection of adventure experience options including glaciers spilling into the sea, icebergs afloat, unexpected geological formations, sea ice fractured by the open water of the floe edge, and one of the most diverse bird communities in the High Arctic.

Sirmilik National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Sirmilik National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.

 

Ukkusiksalik National Park Ukkusiksalik National Park
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Ukkusiksalik National Park

Ukkusiksalik National Park is “the place where stone can be used to carve pots and oil lamps.” Ukkusiksalik surrounds Wager Bay, a 100 km long saltwater inlet on the northwest coast of Hudson Bay, a rich arctic location that supports high densities of polar bears and an array of other wildlife such as caribou, muskox, wolf, seal, golden eagle and peregrine falcon.

Ukkusiksalik National Park is for experienced campers only. For more information, visit the Ukkusiksalik National Park website or call our National Information Service toll-free at 1-888-773-8888.