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.

Green Cabin 1

Name Email Phone Number
Primary Contact Site Manager, Aulavik National Park Inuvik.info@pc.gc.ca (867) 690-3904
Secondary Contact Western Arctic Field Unit Inuvik.info@pc.gc.ca (867) 777-8800

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Owner
Operated by Parks Canada but owned by local Hunters and Trappers Committee

Membership
Regular Member

Website
www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/nt/aulavik/index.aspx

Latitude
73.23052

Longitude
-119.5395

Location
Aulavik National Park

Nearest Community
Sachs Harbour

Territory/ Province
Northwest Territories

Aboriginal Government/ Homeland
Inuvialuit Settlement Region

Facility Type
Unstaffed basic cabin shelter

Research Hinterland
Atmosphere, Continuous Permafrost, Freshwater, Large River, Streams, Tundra

Main Research Disciplines
Archaeology, Environmental Sciences, Geology and Sedimentology, Hydrology, Limnology, Terrestrial Biology/Ecology

Power
User must supply own power

Communications
User must supply own communications

Local Transportation
Air access by chartered Twin Otter on tundra tires or helicopter

Equipment Storage
N/A

Dormitory/Sleeping Facilities
Building has no separate rooms or bunks

Dining/Kitchen Facilities
See facility description

Laboratory Facilities
N/A

Fuel Availability
None, but fuel can be cached at the site. Parks Canada Fuel Cache Permit is required.

Research Requirements
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
N/A

Local External Resources
N/A

Nearest Medical Service
Sachs Harbour (250 km) or Inuvik (700 km)

Safety Considerations
A Parks Canada Firearms Permit is required for all use/presence of firearms for bear protection

Cost
No cost. Users must be fully self-sufficient.

Other Information
N/A

Last Updated
2015-05-30