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.
At a glance
Rental Cars and Trucks
Tire and Auto Repair
Auto Parts Store
Sporting Goods Store
Fishing and Hunting Licenses
Lodges and B&Bs
RV Dump Station
Boat and Outboard Repair
Tool and Equipment Rental
Freight Barge Terminal
Scheduled Floatplane Service
Library with wifi
Alaska State Troopers
Emergency Services - Fire and EMS
City Water and Sewer in Downtown
Solid Waste Site
U.S. Forest Service Craig Ranger District office
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!
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!
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.