Pukaskwa National Park Statistics


What are the activities at Pukaskwa National Park ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Pukaskwa National Park?

Pukaskwa National Park is a national park located south of the town of Marathon, Ontario in the Thunder Bay District of northern Ontario, Canada. Established in 1978, Pukaskwa is known for its vistas of Lake Superior and boreal forests. The park covers an area of 1,878 square kilometres (725 sq mi), and protects part of the longest undeveloped shoreline anywhere on the Great Lakes. The Hattie Cove Campground is located at the north end of the park and can be accessed via Highway 627, the only road access into the park. There are also a number of backcountry campsites located along the 60km Coastal Hiking Trail which follows the north shore of Lake Superior. The Coastal Hiking Trail has two suspension bridges; one across the White River at Chigaamiwinigum and one across the Willow River. The Coastal Hiking Trail is part of the long-distance Voyageur Hiking Trail. Backcountry campsites are also located along the Coastal Paddling Route, the White River, and the Pukaskwa River. Black bears, moose, peregrine falcons, lynxes and wolves are found in the park. There is also a small population of woodland caribou but their numbers declined from 30 caribou in the 1970s to about four in 2012 mainly due to wolf predation.

The Pukaskwa National Park is a 1,858 km² park in Ontario, Canada. Established in 1978, it is the country's first national park east of the Rocky Mountains. The park is located on the north shore of Lake Superior, and is accessible only by boat or plane. It is known for its rugged coastline, forests, and waterfalls. The park is home to a variety of wildlife, including black bears, moose, wolves, and beavers.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
48.5930342 -86.2933777

What are the coordinates and address of Pukaskwa National Park?

Pukaskwa National Park
ON-627, Heron Bay, ON P0T 1R0, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Pukaskwa National Park can be accessed by car. There is a parking lot located near the trailhead.

Why visit Pukaskwa National Park

The Pukaskwa National Park is a beautiful and remote park located on the north shore of Lake Superior in Ontario. The park is known for its rugged coastline, pristine forests, and awe-inspiring waterfalls. Visitors to the park can enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. There are also several backcountry trails that lead to some of the most remote areas of the park.

Is Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as every family is different and has different interests and abilities. That said, Pukaskwa National Park is a large park with a lot of different areas to explore, so there is likely something for everyone in the family to enjoy. Some specific activities that families might enjoy in the park include hiking, camping, fishing, and canoeing/kayaking.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Pukaskwa National Park are hiking, camping, fishing, and kayaking. There are also a few waterfalls and lakes worth visiting in the area.

Hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, and bird watching. Pukaskwa National Park is a beautiful and remote park on the north shore of Lake Superior. It offers excellent hiking and camping opportunities, as well as great fishing, kayaking, and bird watching.

Where to eat?

1. The Pukaskwa National Park Lodge Dining Room - This is the only restaurant in the park, and it offers a wide variety of Canadian cuisine.

2. The Sleeping Giant Grill - This restaurant is located in the town of White River, which is about an hour's drive from the park. It offers a wide variety of burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

3. The Lumberjack Inn - This restaurant is also located in White River, and it specializes in Canadian cuisine such as poutine and maple syrup.

4. The Moose Cafe - This cafe is located in the town of Marathon, which is about a two-hour drive from the park. It offers a wide variety of breakfast items, sandwiches, and pizzas.

5. The Pancake House - This restaurant is located in the town of Terrace Bay, which is about a three-hour drive from the park. It specializes in pancakes and waffles.




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Is the place are families friendly?

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No


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