Plan your visit

Wapusk National Park

Churchill, Manitoba, 1,400 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, is the “gateway” community to Wapusk National Park. Visit the Parks Canada Visitor Centre to better understand the park, its history and the diversity of the Churchill area.

Services and information

Hours of operation

Parks Canada Visitor Centre hours of operation.

Brochures and publications

Maps and safety in polar bear country.

Weather

Seasonal and local weather, and trends.

Fees

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

There are no roads into the park, which means visitors must arrange transportation by aircraft with a licensed tour operator.

How to get here

Directions and distances to Wapusk National Park by air, rail and licensed tour operator.

Location

P.O. Box 127 (1 Mantayo Seepee Meskanow)
Churchill, MB  R0B 0E0

Phone
204-675-8863

Email
manitoba@pc.gc.ca

Directions

By rail

There is regular train service to Churchill and Gillam. Please contact VIA Rail for details about their service.

By air

Calm Air provides scheduled direct flights to Churchill and Gillam from Winnipeg and Thompson, Manitoba. Please contact Calm Air for details on flights.

By road

There is no road access to Churchill.

Gillam is accessible by Provincial Road 280 from Thompson.

By licensed tour operators

Access to Wapusk National Park is mainly by licensed commercial tour operators in Churchill. Visitors are strongly encouraged to use the services of a licensed commercial operator when travelling in Wapusk National Park as there are no roads into the park.

 

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