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If you would like a District 17 trail map please call the Atikokan Sno-Ho Club (807) 929-2245 or e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require maps for areas other than District 17 please visit the OFSC website.
Click here to see District 17, NWOSTA's Brochure
What a better way to see the region then traveling the district. This loop consists of over 900 km of the rugged terrain that is unseem by many. You will visit towns of Atikokan, Emo, Kenora, Dryden, Sioux Lookout and Ignace with beautiful scenery, lots of lakes to ice-fish on and all types of terrain.
Each community offers amenities that will be needed for your best sledding trip as well as sights to explore to provide that extra experience; White Otter Castle and Sioux Lookout to name a few. There are many warm up stations located along this route in cause you need a break.
Make sure to always let someone know where you are as emergency and cell phone reception may not be available in all areas. Best option is to use the buddy system and inform someone what time you are expected at your next location.
Be sure to check the local weather conditions to ensure the safety of your trip.
White Otter Loop Map and section details at this link
The White Otter Loop has been around for a long time and riden on by many sledders. This year we are pleased to put up new signs that will promote and outline the spectacular loop.
From Atikokan, follow the A trail west to the L903 and follow the White Otter Loop signs to the White Otter Castle. This castle was built in 1915 by the legend Jimmy McQuat single-handedly and still exists today.
From the Castle you can travel north to Ignace via the L801 and A Trails. Lunch and Fuel is available. Return to Atikokan on the A Trail
Distance - Atikokan to the WO Castle to Ignace and return to Atikokan : 210 km
Ignace to Atikokan (A trail) : 104 km