Ivvavik is rarely visited in the winter. The best time for a winter trip is during March and April. At this time of year, the days are quite long and the temperatures are usually warmer than in the early winter. However, it can still be extremely cold with temperatures as low as -35 °C. Winter-like conditions occur from mid-September to mid-May.
Winter access to the park is possible by aircraft equipped with skis, or by snow machine, although snow machines are only permitted as far as the park boundary. Please contact the Park Office for more information on winter travel in Ivvavik.