Waves roll across immense Lake Superior and crash against a remote granite shore. Tracts of windswept spruce and pine reach beyond the horizon from towering cliffs and along secluded sandy beaches. Black bears feast on blueberry bushes; haunting loon song scores sunsets; moose stilt-walk across wetlands. And the culture of the Anishinaabe First Nations connects Pukaskwa National Park’s wilderness to the powerful richness of an ancient human story.
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PO Box 212 Hwy 627
Heron Bay ON P0T 1R0
Hours of operation
Open May 1 to October 9
Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list.
For emergencies within the park, call the Parks Canada dispatch service at 1-877-852-3100.
Discover Parks Canada in 2018!
Parks Canada invites families to explore Canada’s most amazing destinations. Youth admission will be free starting January 2018. Save 20% on Family/Group passes until December 31, 2017.
Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area
Home to more than 70 fish species and 50 shipwrecks, Lake Superior is one of the world’s largest protected freshwater areas and offers outdoor activities ranging from fishing and swimming to snowshoeing and surfing.
Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site
Visit Fort St. Joseph National Historic Site, 92 km south east of Sault Ste. Marie on the southern tip of St. Joseph Island, to learn about the once-vital British stronghold on Upper Canada’s western front.
Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site
Tour the Sault Ste. Marie Canal with an informative Parks Canada guide and you’ll soon understand the vitally important role this innovative piece of engineering made to water transportation in Canada.