Stories from the Wild

It’s no secret Atikokan is the gateway to some of the best outdoors experiences in the north - come see why we're Naturally Wild today!

Atikokan is very much an outdoors community so some people may wonder how they should spend a day in the town itself. Look no further than this guide!

January 14, 2022

Mount Fairweather is Atikokan’s hidden gem thanks to it’s incredibly supportive and welcoming atmosphere for skiers and boarders of all skill levels.

Beaten Path Nordic Trails operates Atikokan’s expansive network of cross-country ski trails for skiers of all levels.

If you still have some names to cross off your list this guide to some of our favourite Atikokan businesses and gifts is for you.

Atikokan is home to a variety of game from the smallest grouse to the largest bear. Learn more from the perspective of a new hunter.

Learn all about the swimming spots favoured by locals of the Atikokan area and how you can get there too!

Growing up in Atikokan is an experience like any other. A small, safe, vibrant community, Atikokan is a place families choose for their children.

To celebrate Indigenous History Month we took a trip to visit the endangered Ojibwe Horses.

The Pictograph Gallery is a volunteer run celebration of Northwestern Ontario’s art. With rotating galleries and crafts for sale there’s always something to see.

The Atikokan area provides excellent year-round birding opportunities for visiting birders. The landscape is a mix of low, rolling hills and many lakes of varying size. Boreal forest covers the land with conifers predominating. In addition to the two main paved highways (11 and 622), hundreds of kilometers of gravel bush roads afford easy access throughout the area.