Tuktut Nogait National Park


Tuktut Nogait National Park is located in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The park protects a portion of the Tundra Hills Natural Region, a representative natural area of Canadian significance. The name of park means “young caribou” in Inuvialuktun, the park contains many herds of caribou. The park is also home to wolves, grizzly bears, musk Ox, arctic char, and raptors. Other birds, such as Peregrine Falcons, Rough-legged Hawks, Falcons, and Golden Eagles, tundra swans, sandhill cranes can be found at this park. Tuktut Nogait National park consists of rolling tundra, wild rivers, canons, waterfalls, and rivers. The main rivers taht run through the park includes the Hornaday River and Roscoe River.

Tuktut Nogait National Park offers visitors opportunities for back country, hiking, camping, fishing for arctic char and lake trout, paddling trips, as well as wildlife viewing. From early June until late July, the sun does not set this far north resulting in continuous daylight. These two months allow visitors a chance to hike or paddle at any time of the night. Tuktut Nogait National Park has no facilities or developed trails or campground in this park. Visitors will have to explore the park on their own.

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Tuktut Nogait National Park
Paulatuk, NU
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