Auyuittuq National Park
On southeastern Baffin Island in Nunavut, the towering peaks of the Akshayuk Pass overlook a natural corridor through a landscape of sprawling glaciers, steep fiords and winding river valleys. Rich in Inuit culture and history, Auyuittuq is “the land that never melts” in Inuktitut.
Explore the Akshayuk Pass
Hike, ski or snowshoe through this 100 kilometre-long natural corridor.
Cross the Arctic Circle
A guided snowmobile adventure from Pangnirtung to the Arctic Circle.
Learn how Inuit and Parks Canada work together to manage Auyuittuq.
Visiting Auyuittuq National Park
Activities and experiences
Things to do, hiking, skiing, climbing and mountaineering, guided trips, and backcountry camping.
Plan your visit
How to get to here, where to stay, guides and outfitters, maps, brochures, and visitor information.
Camping and overnight accommodations
Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq.
Tours and programs
Guided spring and summer day trips departing from Pangnirtung and Qikiqtarjuaq.
Local guides and outfitters
Arrange transportation to and from the park or book your trip with a guided group.
Safety and guidelines
Important bulletins, weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.
Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, annual backcountry passes, and fishing permits.
About Auyuittuq National Park
Nature and science
Conservation, research and monitoring, the environment, and protecting species.
Stewardship and management
Cooperative management, plans and policies, implementation updates, contact information.
Contact Auyuittuq National Park
867-473-8820 or 867-473-8962 (Pangnirtung)
1-888-773-8888 (toll free)
For emergencies within the park:
Hours of operation
The park is open year-round.
Park offices: Complete schedule
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