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Edna Bay, Alaska

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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 remained so until State of Alaska land sales in 1983. Families invested in land and, when logging was no longer a viable occupation, focused on commercial and sport fishing. Edna Bay became a city in 2014. The fertile waters of Sea Otter Sound provide for Alaska’s newest second-class city. Sea Otter Sound is also a place for spectacular viewing of marine mammals, whales, sea otters and seals; salmon make their way to the many streams and rivers that empty into the sound from Kosciusko Island.

Edna Bay is accessible by air or water. Airplanes and boats land at the state float three miles by road from the general store and lodging services. An extensive road system, created during the heyday of logging, gives visitors access to vast recreational opportunities. There are many creeks and lakes to fish in, mountains to scale and beautiful places to drive and hike.

Accommodations in Edna Bay, Alaska

There are plenty of places to stay in Edna Bay, but they can fill up fast especially in the summer months so it’s best to plan ahead. Check out the accommodations available in Edna Bay and contact them today to book your trip!
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Waterstreet Apartments LLC

Available nightly and located in the middle of Craig. Fully furnished 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, complete kitchen for cooking on your own. WiFi and DirecTV. Perfect for work, visiting family, and vacations.  

Prince of Wales Bed & Breakfast

Full kitchen, private bathroom with walk in shower, 2-queen beds, 1-twin, 1-hide-a-bed. Located in the quiet part of Craig. 5-minute walk to the ballfield. Home of Southeast Alaska Art Glass and Island Charters. Your hosts are Matt & Kathy Peavey.

Salt Chuck Lodging

Waterfront, 1-bedroom, upstairs, furnished apartment. Full kitchen, private entrance, with all amenities. 3 miles from Klawock airport, WiFi, Direct TV, washer and dryer. Book through airbnb.com.
Phone: 907-401-1067
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Anderson Lodge Alaska/Tackle Shack

Experience Alaska with a personal touch! All-inclusive Charter & Self-guided packages for every season in our newly remodeled lodge in Thorne Bay. Call for details and custom packages.

Hiking Near Edna Bay, Alaska

There’s no better way to start your day in Alaska then by taking a hike. Check out the hiking trails located near Edna Bay and add them to your itinerary. You’ll be sure to hear and see a plethora of wildlife and abundant plant life in the forests!

Upcoming Events in Edna Bay, Alaska

Check to see what events are happening in Edna Bay, Alaska during your visit. Attending local events is a great way to get immersed in the rich culture on Prince of Wales Island. There are many festivals and celebrations planned throughout the year!
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