Wapusk National Park

Let Wapusk National Park's expansive wilderness fill you with awe. This 11,475-square-kilometre park, at the transition between boreal forest and arctic tundra, protects one of the largest polar bear maternity denning areas in the world.

 

Featured things to do

Polar bear viewing opportunities

In February and March, there are polar bear viewing opportunities in Wapusk National Park.

Aerial tours

Fly in by helicopter for an adventure of a lifetime!

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Learn more about the area’s history, how the park came to be, its flora and fauna, and the variety of work and research that happens here.

Services and information

Activities and experiences

Things to do, polar bear viewing opportunities, aerial tours and the Parks Canada Visitor Centre.

Plan your visit

How to get here, fees, facilities and services, brochures and publications and weather.

Fees

Daily visitor fees, special program fees and more. Free admission for youth.

Safety and guidelines

Safety in polar bear country and weather conditions.

Nature and science

Conservation and science, animals, plants, the environment, landscape features and research.

Culture and history

Wapusk 25, history, archeology and culture.

Stewardship and management

Park management, partners, film permits, photography permits and contact.

Planning to visit during COVID-19?

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How to get here

Contact us

Contact Wapusk National Park

General inquiries:
Phone number: 1-888-773-8888 (toll free)
Phone number: 204-675-8863


For emergencies within the national historic site:

Phone number: 1-877-852-3100
Phone number: 1-780-852-6155

Hours of operation

Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Churchill is open. Hours of operation will be Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.

Limited park access year round.

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Prince of Wales Fort National Historic Site

Stone remains of the star-shaped, 18th century Prince of Wales Fort stand on Hudson Bay’s tundra shore, offering a glimpse into a remote Hudson’s Bay outpost amid a wild subarctic landscape alive with polar bears, birds and beluga whales.

York Factory National Historic Site

Perched incongruously amid vast tundra wilderness, York Factory was the Hudson’s Bay Company’s major trading and administration centre for centuries. Its grounds and grand Depot, filled with artifacts, provide profound insights into a pivotal period in Canada’s founding days.

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