The Gateway to Wabakimi Provincial Park
Armstrong is a small, rural community located 250 kilometres north of Thunder Bay at the end of Highway 527 and northwest of Lake Nipigon – Ontario’s largest inland lake. It is accessible by road but also by Via Rail and charter air services to the Armstrong airport.
The community of Armstrong is the gateway to Wabakimi Provincial Park; a world-class canoeing and recreational wilderness park in the heart of Northwestern Ontario. The area is made up of large Boreal Forests and fresh water lakes and rivers – a natural environment to explore while camping, hunting, canoeing and fishing.
There are approximately 300 people living in Armstrong and another 400 residents on the Whitesand First Nations reserve, directly adjacent to the town. Local residents enjoy a quiet rural lifestyle, surrounded by pristine nature and incredible beauty. The way of life is relaxed and friendly. Above all, Armstrong is a multicultural community that welcomes new people and businesses who want to ensure a vibrant future for the area and its residents.