Pukaskwa National Park, Canada: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pukaskwa National Park, Canada? If you're planning to go to Pukaskwa National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Pukaskwa National Park, Canada

Based on the climate and weather in Pukaskwa National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Pukaskwa National Park, Canada

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Pukaskwa National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pukaskwa National Park, Canada by month

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January

January is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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February

February is hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you vacation in Pukaskwa National Park during March, you might find that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Pukaskwa National Park during April, you will probably notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat stormy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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May

May is hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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June

June for Pukaskwa National Park is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

August is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

If you go to Pukaskwa National Park in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in Pukaskwa National Park during November, you will probably find that it is hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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December

If you go to Pukaskwa National Park in December, you will notice that it is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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Activities for Pukaskwa National Park, Canada

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Pukaskwa National Park.

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