Pukaskwa National Park
Waves roll across immense Lake Superior and crash against a remote granite shore. Tracts of windswept spruce and pine reach beyond the horizon from towering cliffs and along secluded sandy beaches. Black bears feast on blueberry bushes; haunting loon song scores sunsets; moose stilt-walk across wetlands. And the culture of the Anishinaabe First Nations connects Pukaskwa National Park's wilderness to the powerful richness of an ancient human story.
Trail conditions, current fire danger, and Hattie Cove parking lot capacity.
Remote wilderness awaits
Backcountry hiking trails and a coastal paddling route.
Day-hike to Pukaskwa's ultimate vista
A suspension bridge set high above a roaring waterfall.
Visit Pukaskwa National Park
Activities and experiences
Day hiking, Boating, fishing, backcountry hiking and paddling.
Plan your visit
Getting here, hours of operation, fees, facilities and service, and quick facts.
Camping and accommodations
Frontcountry camping, Backcountry camping and oTENTiks.
Daily visitor fees, camping and program fees, and more. Free admission for youth.
oTENTik campsite and backcountry campsites.
About Pukaskwa National Park
Nature and science
Conservation, animals, plants, environment, research and monitoring.
Culture and history
Anishinaabe culture, Park history, and Pukaskwa depot.
Safety and guidelines
BARE Campsite, Safety In Bear Country, Bugs, and Lake Superior.
Stewardship and management
Plans and policies, jobs with Parks Canada, business licenses, and contact us.
Telephone: 807-229-0801 extension 248
For emergencies within the park, call the Parks Canada dispatch service at 1-877-852-3100.
Hours of operation
Dates and hours vary depending activity
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