Openings and services differ across the country. Please check the Parks Canada national information portal dedicated to COVID-19 for regular updates.

This location is:

Partially open

Important information about your visit to Prince of Wales Fort

What’s open: (updated September 8, 2022)


  • The Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Churchill is open.
  • Interpreters and Bear Monitors are available at Cape Merry from 9:30 am to 3 pm daily from Oct. 11 to Nov. 17, 2022. Tours are free and available on a first-come, first served basis. In the event of extreme weather or safety concerns related to polar bears in the area, the site may be closed. In this instance, a notice of the site closure will be posted.
What’s closed: (updated September 8, 2022)


  • Sloop Cove hikes are currently suspended.
  • Prince of Wales Fort.
Your safety when visiting

  • Parks Canada staff are present only during scheduled tours.
  • For your safety, please follow all posted signage on-site.
  • Routine cleaning and disinfecting of frequently touched surfaces are implemented.

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