How to get here

York Factory National Historic Site

By rail  

Via Rail has regular train service to the nearest train station, Gillam Train Station in Gillam, Manitoba. Learn more about Via Rail service.

By air  

Charter air transportation is available from various points in northern Manitoba.

By water  

Nelson River Adventures offers boat tours from Gillam to York Factory on a seasonal basis. Visit for more information.

Canoeists paddling the Hayes River should register with the Parks Canada Churchill office and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) at your paddling departure point.

Tides at York Factory limit the time of day that boat transportation can be made between Hay Island and York Factory NHS. Please consult with the Parks Canada Churchill office for tide times. 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Tidal Prediction (Port Nelson)

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