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Each community on Prince of Wales Island in Alaska is unique and memorable. Between our 12 communities there are around 4000 residents who live, work and play here year-round. We love to show off all things which make calling the island home special. Check out each of our communities below to learn more about what makes them worth visiting!
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Coffman Cove

The City of Coffman Cove is along the Inside Passage on the east side of Prince of Wales Island. The community began as a logging camp in the 1950s. After
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Craig

You can feel the charming history in the beautiful town of Craig, Alaska. They have excellent walking trails. The old cannery is an "out and back" type walk that showcases
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Edna Bay

The City of Edna Bay is on Kosciusko Island off of the northwestern side of Prince of Wales Island. Edna Bay started as a logging camp in the 1940s and
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Hollis

Welcome to Hollis, where your Prince of Wales Island journey begins and everybody waves. Hollis is on the east side of Prince of Wales Island, 22 miles east of Craig
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Hydaburg

Hydaburg, on the southwest coast of Prince of Wales Island, is accessible by floatplane, boat or by driving the Hydaburg Highway. The blacktop road to Hydaburg is off the Hollis
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Kasaan

One of two Haida villages in Alaska, Kasaan is on the east side of Prince of Wales Island on Kasaan Bay off Clarence Strait. It is accessible via a 17-
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A variety of services are available in each of the communties

Communities on Prince of Wales Island offer services and goods to enhance and make your stay here as comfortable as possible. On each community page you will find information on what services are available. Including grocery, accommodations, boat launch, dining, fuel and more.
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Klawock

Klawock is on the central western shore of Prince of Wales Island. Because of its location, Klawock is the “Crossroads” of the island. The paved Scenic Byways intersect here, leading
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Naukati Bay

Naukati Bay on the northwestern shore of Prince of Wales Island began as a logging camp and remains an unincorporated community. Historically, Alaska Natives camped here and called the bay
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Point Baker

Point Baker is on the northern tip of Prince of Wales Island in a protected harbor that opens onto Sumner Strait. The community is accessible only by boat or floatplane.
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Port Protection

Port Protection is nestled in a quiet cove three miles south of the northern tip of the west side of Prince of Wales Island. Access is by boat or floatplane.
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Thorne Bay

Thorne Bay is on the eastern shore of Prince of Wales Island. It rests on gentle hills overlooking its namesake bay, where Alaska Natives hunted and fished for centuries. Ketchikan
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Whale Pass

Whale Pass is on the northeast side of Prince of Wales Island, north of Coffman Cove. The town sits on a bay in Whale Passage, named by a Navy commander
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