Inuujaarvik Territorial Park

SummaryGetting ThereWhere To StayOutfitters/GuidesArts & CraftsTravel Information

Inuujaarvik Territorial Park (campground) provides a great place to camp while in Baker Lake – the Geographic Centre of Canada! It is perfect for canoeists from the Thelon or Kazan Heritage Rivers wanting to check out the Arts and Crafts the hamlet is famous for, the Inuit Heritage Centre, or want to find an outfitter to take you out fishing.

No roads lead to Nunavut; our Territory is accessible only by air and sea.

First Air and Canadian North both fly regular daily schedules to Iqaluit from four main southern airline ‘hubs’: Ottawa, Montreal, and Edmonton (via Yellowknife and Rankin Inlet). Flights from Winnipeg (via Churchill and Rankin Inlet) are also available.

Kivalliq Air operates flights from Cambridge Bay to Baker Lake (en route to Rankin Inlet), Monday through Friday. Calm Air flies from Winnipeg to Rankin Inlet and then on to Baker Lake regularly. Please check with the airline for schedule changes.

Inuujaarvik Territorial Park is along Airport Road on the way to the community. You can also find it marked on the map in the Airport.


If you don’t wish to camp, there are three hotels in Baker Lake, and the Baker Lake Hunters and Trappers Association can help you arrange guiding and camping supplies. You can also camp at Inuujaarvik Territorial Park, located between the airport and the town on the shores of Baker Lake. The campground is equipped with picnic tables, tent platforms, firepit, a cookhouse/shelter and washrooms.

Iglu Hotel – Inns North
Tel: 867-793-2801

Baker Lake Lodge
Tel: 867-793-2905
Fax: 867-793-2965

Nunamiut Lodge
Tel: 867-793-2127
Fax: 867-793-2824

Hunters and Trappers Association
Tel: 867-793-2520
Fax: 867-793-2034


Edwin Evo Outfitting & Naturalist Tours
Tel: 867-793-2293
Fax: 867-793-2045

Qataq Sports Hunts
Tel: 867-793-2874

Qimukyuk Outfitting
Tel: 867-793-2874


The Jessie Oonark Centre and other local galleries showcase the art of Baker Lake’s talented local residents. You will see Baker Lake’s famous carvings of black soapstone, stitched and appliquéd wall hangings, jewellery, and silk-screened prints and clothing.

Jessie Oonark Centre
Tel: 867-793-2428
Fax: 867-793-2429

Baker Lake Fine Arts & Crafts Shop
Tel: 867-793-2865

Ookpiktuyuk Art Gallery
Email Ookpiktuyuk Art Gallery
Tel: 867-793-2534
Fax: 867-793-2422

Qamanittuaq Fine Arts Gallery and Studio
Email Qamanittuaq Fine Arts Gallery and Studio
Tel: 867-793-2662
Fax: 867-793-2366


The Vera Akumalik Visitor’s Centre is located in the restored Hudson’s Bay Store/Trading Post in Baker Lake. The centre features the original store and storehouse areas, counter and shelves, and the fur loft. It provides interpretation of the Caribou Inuit people and the community of Baker Lake; and the cultural and natural heritage of the Kazan and Thelon Rivers. Staff at the centre, which operates from July to September, will also provide you with information on local outfitters, businesses and other local attractions.

Vera Akumalik Visitor’s Centre
Tel: 867-793-2456
Fax: 867-793-2175

A diorama of the Fall Caribou Crossing national historic site is located in the Inuit Heritage Centre, as is a collection of photographs from the Fifth Thule Expedition.

Inuit Heritage Centre
Tel: 867-793-2598
Fax: 867-793-2509

To reach either the Vera Akumalik Visitor’s Centre or the Inuit Heritage Centre, email the Hamlet of Baker Lake.