Ivvavik, meaning ‘a place for giving birth, a nursery,' in Inuvialuktun, the language of the Inuvialuit, is the first national park in Canada to be created as a result of an aboriginal land claim agreement. The park protects a portion of the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd and represents the Northern Yukon and Mackenzie Delta natural regions.
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At the heart of Ivvavik National Park lies the Firth River, a world class whitewater river of exceptional beauty and diversity.
P.O. Box 1840
Inuvik NT X0E 0T0
Hours of operation
Every day, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Free admission for youth in 2018. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
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