Nature and science

Wapusk National Park

Wapusk National Park covers 11,475 square kilometres and supports a diverse ecosystem within its ranging biomes. Spanning from arctic tundra to boreal forest, more than 38 mammal species and 250 species of birds live here. The park is often known as one of the world’s largest polar bear maternity denning areas, drawing visitors and researchers alike to observe them in their habitat.


Learn how Parks Canada and its partners are protecting species, habitats and ecosystems in Wapusk National Park.

Conservation projects 

Research and monitoring

Caribou conservation

Climate change

A polar bear at Wapusk National Park.

Learn about the diverse animals that call the park home during the year.

Rhododendron tomentosum in Wapusk National Park.

Discover the flora that survives in this northern park.

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