With the Wabakimi Provincial Park and Lake Nipigon on the doorstep, Armstrong residents have no reason to stay indoors. The area is a very beautiful place to live and play in year round.
Outdoor adventures and wilderness experiences are based in and around the endless forests and lakes, with their spectacular views and clean fresh air. The landscape provides enormous scope for activities to suit all levels and all ages from canoeing, camping and fishing to hiking, wildlife photography. In the winter time, the area is a popular destination for snowmobiling, cross country skiing and snow shoeing among many other activities.
The most popular activities in Armstrong are undoubtedly fishing and hunting adventures in the Wabakimi Park, Albany River and Ogoki Reservoir areas. There are several outfitters in the area that operate guided visits, fly-in lodges and wilderness outposts. Moose, caribou, bear and eagles are just some of the unique wildlife species that you might see on a remote north adventure. If you are looking for a place where tranquility is guaranteed, then the Armstrong area is exactly what you need to get away from it all.