Sirmilik National Park
Amid an expansive landscape of glaciers, valleys and red-rock hoodoo spires, nesting seabirds crowd the cliffs of Bylot Island, high above icy waters teeming with narhwal and beluga whales. Sirmilik is an area rich in wildlife that has sustained Inuit for thousands of years.
Hike or ski through the diverse terrain of Bylot Island and the Borden Peninsula.
Paddle among icebergs listening for the sounds of narwhals and belugas.
Learn how Inuit and Parks Canada work together to manage Sirmilik National Park.
Visiting Sirmilik National Park
Things to do, hiking, skiing, kayaking, wildlife viewing, guided trips, and backcountry camping.
How to get to here, where to stay, guides and outfitters, maps, brochures, and visitor information.
Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in Pond Inlet and Arctic Bay.
Arrange transportation to and from the park or book your trip with a guided group.
Important bulletins, weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.
Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, annual backcountry passes, and fishing permits.
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