Atlin, the most northwesterly town in British Columbia, is located 106 miles southeast of Whitehorse, YT on the eastern shore of Atlin Lake.
|The Atlin Lake area was one of the richest gold strikes made during the great rush to the Klondike in 1897–98. The first claims were registered here on July 30, 1898, by Fritz Miller and Kenneth McLaren.
Lodging on Atlin Road at Little Atlin Lodge and White Mountain Inn and on Atlin Lake at Brewery Bay Chalet. Atlin has a laundromat (with showers), bank, ATMs, restaurant, gas station (propane, diesel and unleaded available), auto repair, grocery, government liquor store and general stores, and a post office.
Inquire locally about camping on the Old Atlin Runway just off Discovery Avenue; no water, self-contained RVs okay. The community-run Pine Creek Campground is located on Warm Bay Road,1.6 miles/3 km from town. Pine Creek Beach, 2 miles/3.5 km from town, has free tent camping.