Craig, Alaska    

Located beside rich fishing grounds on the western side of P.O.W. is the island's largest community. Craig, Alaska is home to 1200 residents and is the commercial center for the island. Downtown is a busy place as it services the needs of residents from all over the island.

Delight in panoramic views and stunning sunsets from waterfront locations in Craig. The downtown area has a real island feel as it is surrounded by water on three sides.

Prince of Wales Island Marathon in Craig Alaska

At a glance

  • Grocery Store

  • Restaurants

  • Gas Station

  • Rental Cars and Trucks

  • Tire and Auto Repair

  • Auto Parts Store

  • Liquor Store

  • Hardware Store

  • Sporting Goods Store

  • Fish Smokery

  • Banks

  • ATMs

  • Pharmacy

  • Fishing and Hunting Licenses

  • Rental Skiffs

  • Lodges and B&Bs

  • RV Park

  • RV Dump Station

  • Propane

  • Laundromat

  • Boat and Outboard Repair

  • Tool and Equipment Rental

  • Freight Barge Terminal

  • Scheduled Floatplane Service

  • Post Office

  • Library with wifi

  • Churches

  • Two Harbors

  • K-12 Schools

  • City Offices

  • Rental Hall

  • City Police

  • Alaska State Troopers

  • Emergency Services - Fire and EMS

  • Electrical Power

  • City Water and Sewer in Downtown

  • Solid Waste Site

  • Paved Roads

  • Swimming Pool

  • U.S. Forest Service Craig Ranger District office

Humpback whale tail-lobbing in Craig Alaska

Great Activities in Craig

Go Saltwater Fishing!

Charter boats and lodges will take you to the best spots for spectacular catches!

Go Whale Watching!

Humpback Whales and Orcas frequent the waters near Craig in the spring and summer. You will also see sea otters and may seabirds. Charter captains are ready to take you to viewing hotspots!

Humpback whale tail

Participate in the Prince of Wales Island Marathon!

The beautiful scenery of the racecourse and opportunities for people of varying skill levels make this a fun event for all!


Healing Heart Totem Pole in Craig Alaska

Free Things to do in Craig

Visit the Healing Heart Totem Pole

This important totem pole is in a pretty little park along the Craig-Klawock Highway as you enter Craig. Stop by to learn about - and from! - this amazing sculpture.

Hike the Sunnahae Trail!

Have your workout rewarded with amazing views from the top of the mountain! A 2500 foot elevation gain with forest, wildlife, and alpine beats a boring Stairmaster any day. The U.S.F.S. refurbished this trail in 2017 and it is open for you to experience.

Cemetery Island Walking Path

Take a mellow walk near the beach and in the trees on this well maintained path.