Aulavik National Park (Green Cabin)
Unstaffed basic shelter with an unmaintained landing strip immediately adjacent to it. No power, heat, or communication. Comfortable for a maximum of six (more if people are sleeping in tents). River water and some emergency supplies available. It has tables, benches and some basic cooking equipment.
|Primary Contact||Site Manager, Aulavik National Park||Inuvik.firstname.lastname@example.org||(867) 690-3904|
|Secondary Contact||Western Arctic Field Unit||Inuvik.email@example.com||(867) 777-8800|
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Operated by Parks Canada but owned by local Hunters and Trappers Committee
Aulavik National Park
Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Inuvialuit Settlement Region
Unstaffed basic cabin shelter
Atmosphere, Continuous Permafrost, Freshwater, Large River, Streams, Tundra
Main Research Disciplines
Archaeology, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Sedimentology, Hydrology, Limnology, Terrestrial Biology/Ecology
User must supply own power
User must supply own communications
Air access by chartered Twin Otter on tundra tires or helicopter
Building has no separate rooms or bunks
See facility description
None, but fuel can be cached at the site. Parks Canada Fuel Cache Permit is required.
Parks Canada Research and Collection Permit required. www.pc.gc.ca/apps/rps/RpsAppIns_e.asp
Parks Canada Landing Permit required, which is issued during group registration.
Special Rules and Regulations
Local External Resources
Nearest Medical Service
Sachs Harbour (250 km) or Inuvik (700 km)
A Parks Canada Firearms Permit is required for all use/presence of firearms for bear protection
No cost. Users must be fully self-sufficient.