Visitor Information

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
• Police: 651-7511
• Fire: 651-7666
• Ambulance: 651-7700
• Nurse: 651-7677

VISITOR INFORMATION
Located in the Atlin Museum. Open daily June to Sept.
3rd St. Ph/Fax: 250-651-7522

POST OFFICE
Located on First St. beside the Town Clock.
Open Monday to Friday. Times are posted in front of the Post Office or at the Museum.
Closed for lunch 12:30 to 1:00 pm; closed Sundays and statutory holidays.

CUSTOMS OFFICER
Prior to entering Canada via air, secure clearance through Can Pass.
Call 1-888-226-7277 24 hr./7 day. Web www.cbsa.gc.ca. Call min. 2 hours, max. 48 hours ahead.

PAY TELEPHONES
Atlin Airport
Atlin Recreation Centre,
Telus Office (2nd & Pearl)
Norseman Adventures
Pine Tree Services
Vi & Cor’s Food Basket

AIRPORT
Peterson Field 3950’ x 75’ compacted gravel strip. Runway 18/36. Elevation 2348’. Mandatory frequency 123.2. Pilot-operated airport lights.
Fuel available: 100LL & Jet Fuel.

ATM
Atlin Inn
Atlin Recreation Centre
Pine Tree Restaurant

FREE DUMPS
Garbage: Atlin Road, across from Como Lake (Sun–Wed)
RV dumping station: Discovery Road, 5 km (3 mi) from town

WATER
For delivered water, call Pine Tree Services 651-7636. Pine Tree has a hose available for RVs in the summer. There is a spring located on Warm Bay Road, east side, south.

CHURCHES
St. Martin’s AnglicanChurch: 3rd & Trainor. Sunday service. 651-7795
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church: Mill St. Lay leader service with communion held on 1st & 3rd, Sunday of each month. Mass held on 2nd & 4th Sunday. 651-7620
Atlin Christian Centre: Discovery Road & 6th Ave. Sunday service. 651-7720

BOAT LAUNCHES
Located at the foot of Rant Ave. and also at McBride Blvd.

CAMPING
Norseman Adventures RV Park: in Atlin on the lake-shore. Elect. hook-up, water.
Pine Creek Campground: close to town. 18 sites, privies, $10 per night.
Surprise Lake: 20 km (12 mi) from town on Discovery Road. 5 sites in open area.
Palmer Lake: 2 sites on small treed area beside the lake. Canoe launch. 19 km (12 mi) south on Warm Bay Road.
Warm Bay: 6 sites in semi-open area beside Atlin Lake. 24 km (15 mi) south Warm Bay Road.
Grotto: 2 small sites near Warm Springs, 27 km (17 mi) south on Warm Bay Road.
McDonald Lakes: 4 sites in small treed area beside the lake.

Please clean up your campsite and take out your garbage.

FISHING
Atlin Lake: Th e town of Atlin is situated on the shore of Atlin Lake. Here you can shore fish or charter a boat for trophy Lake Trout and Grayling. Numerous islands to choose from for camping and day use.
Como Lake: Atlin Road, 3 km (2 mi) from town. Th is lake has been stocked with rainbow trout. Emergency float plane base. Picnic area for day use only.
Surprise Lake: Discovery Road, 19 km (12 mi). On your way to this favourite fi shing spot (grayling), you will pass various placer mining operations.
Palmer Lake: Warm Bay Road, 19 km (12 mi). Fish for pike and whitefish. Picnic area. Popular with canoe and kayakers.
McDonald Lakes: Turn off the Atlin Road, 10 km (6 mi) from town. 6 km (4 mi) north to McDonald Lake Road, 3 km (2 mi) east. Good spot for fi shing (Lake Trout and Grayling) and bird watchers.

MUST-SEES
Monarch Mountain Trail: Warm Bay Road, 5 km (3 mi) from town.
Sign marks beginning of moderately strenuous (some steep sections), 2-hour hiking trail. A profusion of wildflowers lines the trail, noted for its panoramic view. Aspen, pine and spruce grow in the sub-alpine area.
Davy Hall Lake: Atlin Road, 10 km (6 mi) from town. No fish, but a bird watcher’s paradise. See loons, scaup, buffl eheads, scoters, yellowlegs, goldeneyes, phalaropes.
Pine Creek Falls: Surprise Lake Road, 6 km (4 mi). Pine Creek on its race through a narrow chasm to Atlin Lake admired since 1898.
Warm Springs: Warm Bay Road, 24 km (15 mi). Small meadow pool, fed by warm underwater springs, ringed by watercress. Lovely spot for picnics. Breeding ground for northwestern toads and lake chub.
Grotto: Warm Bay Road, 27 km (17 mi) south. Water gushes from cave-like rock formations through lush growth of watercress.

ATLIN PROVINCIAL PARK
Accessible by boat or plane, very remote and rugged, no facilities or maintained trails. Please leave an itenerary with the R.C.M.P. (651-7511) if entering the park for wilderness camping or hiking.
All visitors are asked to practise no trace camping. Weather patterns can change abruptly, it is advisable to ask for local knowledge of weather conditions.

For more visitors information, please download the Atlin Claim.

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