Qausuittuq National Park
Qausuittuq, Inuktitut for “place where the sun doesn't rise”, is an area rich in natural and cultural heritage in Nunavut's High Arctic. Jointly managed by Inuit and Parks Canada, the park protects key habitat for the endangered Peary caribou.
Visiting Qausuittuq National Park
Activities and experiences
Things to do, hiking, skiing, wildlife viewing, and backcountry camping.
Plan your visit
How to get to here, safety and guidelines, fees, and visitor information.
Safety and guidelines
Safety information, visitor guidelines, and more.
Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, and annual backcountry passes.
Contact Qausuittuq National Park
1-867-975-4673 (Iqaluit office)
1-888-773-8888 (toll free)
For emergencies within the park:
Hours of operation
Qausuittuq National Park is open year-round.
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