Polar bears, grizzlies, Arctic wolves and caribou - Ukkusiksalik’s rolling ochre hills and lush tundra thrive with wildlife, and are dotted with archeological reminders of human cultures passing for millennia through this remote wilderness. Paddle or boat an inland sea amid beluga whales and seals. Snowmobile across the frozen sea. Hike through wildflowers and in the company of stone inuksuk beneath the glow of the Midnight Sun.

Featured things to do

a hiker near Naujaat
Take a guided hike with a commercial operator

Join a guided hike into remote rolling hills, across tundra and alongside rivers amid Ukkusiksalik’s Arctic wildlife, birds and the marine life of Wager Bay, safely camping out under the Midnight Sun.

the rugged coast of Ukkusiksalik National Park
Boat tour Ukkusiksalik with a local outfitter

Hop into a boat with a local outfitter and cruise the waters of Wager Bay, the best and safest way to sightsee the landscapes of surrounding Ukkusiksalik park, its wildlife and marine life.

visitors on a snowmobile excursion in Ukkusiksalik National Park
A snowmobile expedition

Jump onto a snowmobile and ride atop frozen Wager Bay into Ukkusiksalik’s icy winter landscape, watching for seals, caribou and polar bears and experiencing the wild Arctic under the Midnight Sun.

A family of cyclists and a heritage lighthouse

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Sites nearby

  • an inukshuk in Akshayuk Pass, with Thor Peak in the background
    Auyuittuq National Park

    A zig-zag skyline of craggy granite peaks and glittering glaciers overlooks tundra valleys and steep-walled fiords whose winding waterways teem with narwhal and ringed seals, Auyuittuq is a diverse and grand-scale Arctic experience.

  • image of Peary caribou
    Qausuittuq National Park

    Imagine a cluster of islands in a frozen sea, a home for the endangered Peary caribou, a traditional hunting and fishing area that has sustained Inuit of Resolute Bay since the time of their relocation in the 1950’s; Qausuittuq National Park is all of that and more.

  • image of a visitor at Tanquary Fiord
    Quttinirpaaq National Park

    Shimmering ice caps are punctured by jagged black peaks and massive glaciers fuel wild rivers. The top of the world is an extreme and exhilarating experience where groups of muskoxen roam the tundra and curious caribou pass nearby.

  • rugged coastline of Sirmilik National Park
    Sirmilik National Park

    Paddle among seals and floating ice, listening for the breaths of narwhal and beluga whales. Ski across glaciers. Travel by snowmobile to the floe edge on the lookout for polar bears, ringed seals and walruses. Stop in at Inuit, Thule and European cultural sites. Visiting Sirmilik is the ultimate Arctic adventure.

  • Parks Canada underwater archaeologist diving to learn about the wreck of HMS Erebus
    Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror

    Follow the continuing work of Parks Canada's Underwater Archaeology Team and partners as they undertake the excavation of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror.

Hours of operation

The park is open year-round
Complete schedule


Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 867-462-4500
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888
Email: ukkusiksalik.info@pc.gc.ca