Plan your visit

Quttinirpaaq National Park

Quttinirpaaq National Park is located on Ellesmere Island in the Qikiqtaaluk region of Nunavut, 800 km north of Resolute Bay. Commercial flights to Resolute Bay are available year-round. The park can only be reached by chartered aircraft and is most accessible from May to August. Facilities in the park are limited. Visitors must be experienced and self-reliant. Contact us for guidance when planning your trip.

Hours of operation

Hours of operation and contact information for the Parks Canada office in Iqaluit.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Types of accommodations, backcountry camping, where to stay in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.


Daily visitor fees, overnight camping, and annual backcountry passes.

Brochures and publications

Visitor information package, polar bear safety guide, and topographic maps information.

Safety and guidelines

Important bulletins, weather and wildlife safety, terrain hazards, search and rescue, visitor guidelines.

Permits and licenses

Business licenses, filming and commercial photography, research, firearms, drones, and more.

Local guides and outfitters

Travel with a guided group or book a local tour in Resolute Bay and Grise Fiord.

Local attractions and tourism

Visitor information, local stores, cultural centres, art and crafts, and more.


Seasonal weather, best times of year to visit, and current local conditions.

How to get here

How to get here


Iqaluit office

Inuksugait Plaza II 1104-B
P.O. Box 278
Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0




To Iqaluit, Nunavut

Iqaluit is the hub for air traffic in Nunavut. Canadian North offers direct flights to Iqaluit from Ottawa, Montreal and Yellowknife.

To Resolute Bay, Nunavut

Canadian North offers scheduled flights from Iqaluit to Resolute Bay.

To Quttinirpaaq National Park

Kenn Borek Air offers charter flights on a Twin Otter from Resolute Bay to the park.

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