(Pr. of Wales Island) Klawock is located on Prince of Wales Island, 23 miles from the ferry terminal at Clark Bay/Hollis and 6 miles from Craig.
Visitor Information: Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 490, Klawock, AK 99925; phone (907) 755-2626.
Klawock originally was a Tlingit Indian summer fishing village; a trading post and salmon saltery were established here in 1868. The local economy is still dependent on fishing, along with timber cutting and sawmilling.
- Klawock Totem Park contains 21 totems which were originally placed here in 1938–40 as part of a Civilian Conservation Corps project.
- Visit Prince of Wales Hatchery Assoc. fish hatchery on Klawock Lake.
- Klawock Lake offers good canoeing and boating.
- Fishing for salmon and steelhead in Klawock River, saltwater halibut fishing.