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Atikokan, Ontario, Canada - The Canoeing Capital of Canada

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Atikokan, Ontario is known as the "Canoeing Capital of Canada". The town is located along scenic Highway 11/17 in the southeast region of Sunset Country. Atikokan is a starting point for those canoeing famous Quetico Provincial Wilderness Park, which is just south of the community. Quetico is one of North America's best places to enjoy wilderness canoeing; there are no motorboats allowed on the many lakes within the park. There are many canoe outfitters in the area that can help you plan your paddling trip in the wilderness park. If you're looking for a fully guided and outfitted trip or just a partially outfitted canoe trip, you'll be sure to find a quality outfitter in Atikokan. But there's much more to do in Atikokan than canoeing. You can stay at a drive in resort on one of the many area lakes, or perhaps fly in to a remote outpost lake and go fishing. Why not make your trip to Atikokan a learning experience! You can visit the Walleye Fish Hatchery; see the Centennial Museum, the Native Friendship Center, Pioneer Center or mining attractions. View ancient native rock art at the Pictograph Gallery or better yet, set out on your own to view rock art along the many lakeshores near town. The beautiful remote, White Otter/Turtle River Wilderness Area is just north of Atikokan.

To link to the canoe outfitters, resorts and lodges, hotels and other businesses in Atikokan, please scroll down to the bottom of this page to visit their websites.

Population: 2,950

Main Industries:
The economy of Atikokan is based on forestry, a thermal generating station, government services, retail services, tourism, and a mixture of light manufacturing businesses.

Distances to Nearest Towns: Atikokan Travel Information Centre
Atikokan to Fort Frances is 150 km
Atikokan to Thunder Bay is 209 km

Visitor Information Centre:
The Visitor Information Centre is located at the junction of Highway 11 and Highway 11B. It is stocked full of travel information on Atikokan and many surrounding areas. They can be reached at 807-597-4492.

Summer hours: May to September: 10:00am-5:00pm.
Winter hours: Closed for the winter.

Hiking Trails in Atikokan
Walking trails are located along the river throughout the community.

Public Beaches:
French Lake is located on the northern edge of Quetico Provincial Park. A public beach located on Crystal Lake located adjacent to Crystal Beach Resort.

Picnic Areas and Parks Within Atikokan
Bunnel Park has a quaint picnic pavilion where people can have family gatherings.

Winter Activities:
There are many winter activities to enjoy in Atikokan - cross country skiing, ice fishing, snowmobiling, tobogganing, and snow shoeing.

For more information on Atikokan, visit the links at the top of the page or call the Chamber of Commerce at 1-888-334-2332, the Atikokan Economic Development Office at 807-597-2757 or 888-334-2332. or the Township Office at 807-597-2738.

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Branch's Seine River Lodge Outfitters [Website | Summary]
Box 546 Atikokan Ontario P0T 1C0
807-947-2391 or 866-443-4414
Browns' Clearwater West Lodge/Barry Brown's Game Hunts [Website | Summary]
PO Box 1766 Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
807-597-2884 or Reservation Desk: 800-900-4240

Camp Quetico [Website | Summary]
Box 1087 Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
Canoe Canada Outfitters [Website | Summary]
Box 1810, 300 O'Brien Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0

Crystal Beach Resort [Website | Summary]
Box 878 Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
Little Turtle Lodge [Website | Summary]
Box 128 Mine Centre Ontario, Canada P0W 1H0

Niobe Lake Lodge [Website | Summary]
Highway 11, Box 1856 Atikokan Ontario P0T 1C0
807-929-2145 or 866-877-8920
89.5 The Lake Radio [Website | Summary]
301 1st Ave. S. Kenora Ontario, Canada P9N 1W2

Anglican Church of the Good Shephard [Summary]
227 Marks St Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan Beer Store [Summary]
711 Mackenzie St East Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Centennial Museum [Website | Summary]
Burns St Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan Chamber of Commerce [Website | Summary]
214 Main Street West Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
807-597-1599 or 888-334-2332

Atikokan Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints [Summary]
108 Cedar Cr Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan Community Fellowship [Summary]
410 Front St Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Economic Development Corporation [Website | Summary]
214 Main Street West Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
807-597-2757 or 888-334-2332
Atikokan Faith Lutheran Church [Summary]
418 O'Brien St Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan First Baptist Church [Summary]
88 Maple Cr Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan General Hospital [Summary]
120 Dorothy St Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall [Summary]
Partridge Ave Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan LCBO [Summary]
116 Main St E Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Mining Attraction [Website | Summary]
Main St Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan Mudfling 2015 [Website | Summary]
Charleson Recreation Area Atikokan Ontario, Canada

Atikokan Municipal Airport (YIB) [Summary]
Sea Plane Base Rd. Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan Public Library [Website | Summary]
Sykes St Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Sno-Ho Snowmobile Club [Website | Summary]
Atikokan Ontario
Atikokan St. Patrick’s Catholic Church [Summary]
Hawthorne Rd Atikokan Ontario

Atikokan Walleye Hatchery [Summary]
Little Falls Rd Atikokan Ontario
Birch Road Park [Summary]
Birch Rd Atikokan Ontario

Borderland Snowmobile Club [Website | Summary]
Emo Ontario
Bunnell Park [Website | Summary]
Hawthorne Rd Atikokan Ontario

Centennial Park [Summary]
Spring St Atikokan Ontario
Charleson Recreation Area [Website | Summary]
O'Brien St Atikokan Ontario

Crystal Lake Beach [Summary]
Off Hwy 11 Atikokan Ontario
Full Gospel Assembly [Summary]
135 Maple Cr Atikokan Ontario

Gillons' Insurance Brokers Ltd. [Website | Summary]
326 Church Street Fort Frances Ontario, Canada P9A 1E1
807- 274 -7716 or 800 -465 -7797
Hemlock Sportsplex [Summary]
Hemlock Avenue Atikokan ON

Kashabowie Outposts [Website | Summary]
Box 2310 Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
Little Falls [Summary]
Little Falls Rd Atikokan Ontario
807-597-1599 or 888-334-2332

Little Falls Recreation Centre [Summary]
Little Falls Road Atikokan ON
Lone Pine Rink [Summary]
Larson Street Atikokan ON

NWOSTA [Website | Summary]
Site 220 Box 10 RR2 Dryden Ontario, Canada
Quetico Dawson Trail Provincial Park [Website | Summary]
Highway 11 Atikokan Ontario, Canada
807-929-2571 Ext 223

Riverview United Church [Summary]
169 Pine Cr Atikokan Ontario
ServiceOntario - Atikokan [Website | Summary]
108 Saturn Avenue Atikokan ON P0T 1C0

The Beaten Path Nordic Club [Website | Summary]
Highway 11 Atikokan Ontario

The Pictograph Gallery [Website | Summary]
109 Main St - Lower Level of Atikokan Mall Atikokan Ontario

Town of Atikokan [Website | Summary]
Box 1330, 120 Mark St. Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0
Voyageur Wilderness [Website | Summary]
Voyageur Island, Nym Lake, Box 850 Atikokan Ontario, Canada P0T 1C0

White Otter Castle [Summary]
Atikokan Ontario

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