Pukaskwa National Park

Bring your hiking shoes and explore the park’s scenic trails, from easy forested walks to sloping coastal hikes. Picnic in wild coves, and experience the local Anishinaabe culture. There are sandy beaches and freshwater swimming. Enjoy kayaking in sheltered bays and camping.

Join us for summer-long fun

  • Two men and a child sitting outside of an oTENTik
    Anishinaabe camp

    Join park interpreters at the Anishinaabe Camp for weekly conversations and experience some traditional activities that continue to be practiced today.

  • A man in a canoe.
    Backcountry hiking and paddling

    Lake Superior’s wildest shoreline—stretching 135 kilometres from Hattie Cove to the Pukaskwa River—tempts the adventurous.

  • A boat on the water

    Sailing and boating are popular activities on Lake Superior. All boaters within Park waters are encouraged to register-in and register-out with the park office.

  • Two people hiking on the shoreline.
    Day hiking

    Hiking is one of the most popular activities at Pukaskwa National Park. For the best experience, take water and a snack, and wear sturdy shoes.

  • Two people in a canoe on the water.
    Day paddling

    Hattie Cove is a great place to spend the day paddling. Pack a picnic lunch and explore the Hattie Cove wetlands or simply float around for an afternoon!

  • A child fishing.

    Drop a line and test out your angling skills! Pukaskwa’s clean and fresh waters are a great place to fish for pike, walleye (pickerel) and trout.

  • Two men and a child sitting outside of an oTENTik

    The geocaches in Pukaskwa National Park tell the story of how this land was formed and how it has changed over time. This challenging adventure will make you see Pukaskwa in a brand new light and confirm it as one of Canada’s national treasures.

  • Two men and a child sitting outside of an oTENTik
    Horseshoe Beach

    Lake Superior laps against a crescent of golden sand secluded by boreal forest and flanked with rolling granite. Sandcastles beg to be built.

  • A coffee cup, a playing card, a map and some cherries.

    Pukaskwa's day use area, by the Visitor Centre, is a nice place to have lunch with the family beside the sparkling waters of Hattie Cove.

  • Two men and a child sitting outside of an oTENTik
    Red chair experience

    A red chair offers you a place to relax and truly discover the best that Pukaskwa National Park has to offer.

  • Two people on a suspension bridge.
    White River Suspension Bridge Trail

    Looking for a challenging and scenic day-hike? An impressive view from high above a roaring waterfall? The White River Suspension Bridge Trail beckons—a natural escape with an adrenaline-pumping twist.

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