Klawock

Klawock Locator Map
Pr. of Wales Island

Population: 755

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.

Groceries and gas are available. Accommodations and dining Fireweed Lodge. Cabins and full-hookup RV sites at Log Cabin RV Park & Resort. Car rentals from Wesley Rentals (email).

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Attractions:

  • 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.

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