Clyde River is famous for having excellent Arctic Char. Whether jigging through the ice or casting in the river or off shore, fishing for Arctic Char is a popular year round activity. Fishing licenses can be easily purchased from the local Wildlife Officer.

Photography courtesy of Peter Iqalukjua


Regilee Piungituq is one of many expert carvers in Clyde River.

Photography courtesy of Peter Iqalukjuak


There are many fiords near Clyde River. They are peaceful and beautiful. They are perfect for camping, kayaking, boating, fishing, picking berries, hunting, and for just relaxing with friends and family. Many cozy cabins dot the landscape of the fiords and provide comfortable refuge for travellers.

Photography courtesy of the Ilisaqsivik Society

Community Events and Feasts

Clyde River community members are very friendly and welcoming to everyone. We have many community events like dances and feasts and embrace every opportunity to visit, laugh, and eat together as often as possible.

Photography courtesy of the Ilisaqsivik Society

Dog Teaming

Travelling by dog team is an excellent way to get to know the land and experience life in the Arctic.

Photography courtesy of the Ilisaqsivik Society

Community Library

The community library has an excellent collection of arctic related literature, and free internet!!

Photography courtesy of the Ilisaqsivik Society

Hiking & Camping

Hiking and camping are very popular activities in the summer. There are unlimited beautiful places to explore.

Photography courtesy of the Hamlet of Clyde River

Berry picking

Berry picking is a VERY popular and delicious activity in the late summer.

Photography courtesy of the Ilisaqsivik Society


Clyde River offers abundant opportunities to view wildlife, including polar bears, arctic foxes, snowy owls, arctic hare, bowhead whales, narwhales, and many types of sea birds and raptors. Local outfitters/guides are available to take visitors for day trips, or multi-day excursions.

Photography courtesy of Leslie Ashevak