Welcome to your travel information site for Prince of Wales Island.
It’s a big island with a Friendly, small-town spirit!
Prince of Wales Island, known locally as P.O.W., is the third largest island in the United States. Set in mountainous Southeast Alaska, P.O.W. is a land of great beauty, powerful ruggedness, and intricate ecosystems. Walk in old growth forest, fish pristine streams, drive a thousand miles of roads, and take in vibrant Alaska Native culture. Best of all, meet the friendly people of P.O.W. in eleven small towns!