Lodges and Resorts in Atikokan
Atikokan, Ontario is situated just north of the famous Quetico Park. If you're not into "roughing it" and canoeing in Quetico, there are many wonderful resorts, lodges and outpost cabins in the area to choose from. To the west of Atikokan, you'll find such lakes as the Seine River Chain of Lakes, Banning Lake, Perch Lake and Calm Lake that you can drive to. To the east, you'll find Niobe Lake and Eva Lake. Just north of the town, you can take Highway 622 to resorts on lakes such as Marmion, Finlayson, and Clearwater West. You can choose between full-service American Plan lodges or those offering housekeeping cabins.
If you're looking to fly in or boat into an outpost cabin, you'll find plenty around Atikokan - Bemar, Gamble, Bernadine, Irene, Osprey, Pekagoning, Pettit, Pyramid and Sanford to name a few. If you're planning a canoe trip into Quetico Park, White Otter Wilderness Area or one of the many lakes and rivers in the area, many of the lodges also offer canoe outfitting. Why not spend a few days before or after your canoe trip at a cabin?
Campgrounds & RV Parks in Atikokan
Some of the lodges surrounding Atikokan offer camping during the summer months. Most sites are lakefront or very close to the shore including lakes. Choose from tent sites, fully serviced RV sites or partially serviced RV sites. There are many activities to do on your camping vacation - try fishing, swimming, canoeing or hiking. For the children, you can find campgrounds that have sand beaches and playgrounds. From a change from the secluded wilderness setting, head into the Town of Atikokan for some shopping, sightseeing, dining or recreation.
Quetico's Dawson Trail Campground
Less than 30 minutes east of Atikokan lays the magnificent wilderness park known as Quetico. Dawson Trail has 107 campsites for summer and winter camping, picnic area, playground, 35 kms of hiking trails, and biking trails. It is one of the entry points into the Quetico wilderness. Quetico has 2,200 backcountry camping spots.
Choose from a variety of hotels and motels in Atikokan. Whether you are staying for a night before your canoe trip or staying for business, Atikokan offers accommodations to suit everyone. Some of the hotels are equipped with restaurants & lounges.