The historic M.V. Tarahne sternwheeler


Boating & Sailing

Sailboat (Canadian Tourism Commission photo)

Sailboat (Canadian Tourism Commission photo)

All types of boating – motor boating, houseboating, kayaking, and canoeing – are popular ways to enjoy Atlin, foremost, because of the community's close proximity to Atlin Lake.

The community of Atlin sits on the eastern shore of the aquamarine-coloured Atlin Lake, BC's largest natural lake. At approximately 274m/900ft deep, 137km/85mi long, 6.5km/4mi wide, this spectacular body of water and its surrounding shores and islands offer endless destinations for boaters – waterfalls, glaciers. and remote wilderness islands and channels are just a few.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Canoeing and kayaking on the lake are becoming increasingly more popular. Paddle for one or a few days, soak in the views and fresh air, and explore the nearby, isolated wilderness. Stay overnight at rustic lakeshore campsites around Atlin Lake.

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