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Town of Atikokan

Atikokan is known as the “Canoeing Capital of Canada”. Situated 3 km off scenic Highway 11 along Mom’s Way, Atikokan is the gateway community to outdoor adventure in and around the renowned Quetico Provincial Park and the White Otter Wilderness Area – home to the famous White Otter Castle.
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Many tourists visit Atikokan to experience its natural beauty and numerous recreational, cultural, historical and educational opportunities. The area around Atikokan is a paddler’s paradise but it also has hundreds of lakes for boating, fishing, swimming,bird watching, rock collecting or pictograph viewing.

Downtown Atikokan is a place for families. It offers a full range of shopping and services with over 100 businesses ready to serve. Our amenities include locally-owned restaurants, cafes, shops, galleries, museum, public library and parks.

Atikokan Museum
Exhibits and murals depicting our rich history in iron ore mining are scattered throughout the downtown core for all to enjoy.
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Atikokan Events
Atikokan hosts many events throughout the year that provide activities and entertainment for local residents as well as visitors to the community. The Atikokan Bass Classic is the “The Funnest Bass Tourney” in the Great Northwest. The Charleson Recreation Area hosts many
events from horseback riding, mountain biking, motocross, 4x4 Mudfling, snowmobiling and more!
The Trans Canada Trail network comes through our community. We have many kilometres of groomed cross country ski trails/walking/hiking and biking trails that border the beautiful Atikokan River and scenic Little Falls. They provide a majestic setting for the challenging Little Falls Golf Course.
You could literally find something new to do 365 days of the year.

Atikokan is a well-planned community that is fully equipped to serve the needs of the tourists and citizens alike. Visit the Atikokan Chamber of Commerce for business information. Atikokan is designated by the World Health Organization as a safe community.

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