Safety and guidelines

Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site

At this time, there is no public access to the Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror National Historic Site. See the Superintendent's Order for details.

Visit the community of Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, to learn more about the Franklin Expedition and to experience Inuit culture. Gjoa Haven is located on King William Island, approximately 125 km east of each wreck site. The community can be reached by commercial airlines at any time of year. The best times to visit are in spring and summer.

Important bulletins

Closures, restricted activities, and other important information.

Visitor guidelines

View the Canada National Parks Act and Regulations, and a general list of Parks Canada visitor guidelines.

Polar bear safety

How to avoid and manage encounters, where to camp, deterrents, and warning systems.

COVID-19 and your visit

Guidelines, restrictions, and closures related to COVID-19.

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