Atlin Lake

Atlin Lake near Atlin, BC


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
15 kms
6hours
moderate
Canoeing, Sea Kayaking
Fall, Summer
Atlin, BC
User xtremepeaks
Atlin Lake is a spectacular area in northern BC where the Juneau Icecap and surrounding peaks provide a fantastic backdrop for wilderness exploration. Atlin is a short drive south of the Alaska highway from Whitehorse.

Take along a boat and tour the shoreline near Atlin, cross the lake to Atlin Mountain for a great hike to look over the Southern Lakes district or take a trip to Theresa Island and Atlin Provincial Park nearby. There are many campsites along the lake and on the islands. The long summer days and colorful sunsets are most enjoyable here. Watch the weather, strong winds can come up quickly on this lake, stay close to shore if the weather is changing.

Directions:

Turn south from the Alaska highway 78km east of Whitehorse at Jakes Corners. Follow the Atlin road to Atlin (about 2hrs on gravel rd).

The lake is accessible from near the docks in Atlin, or you can drive further past the town and use one of the Forest Service campsites on the lake to camp at and to access the lake. These campsites are closer for access to Theresa Island.


Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

Post a Review

Please  Sign-In  or  Register for free in order to post reviews


Instructions:


(a) Click Wiki Edit This Page to get placed in edit mode

(b) When finished, your update is available to view as draft

     (click wiki update pending in trail to see draft)


* note: editors are notified and must approve the change
Upload Gps


home | Advertise with Us | About Us | contact us | privacy policy | terms & conditions

Copyright © 2001 - 2014 trailpeak.com