Located on a small island off the coast of Prince Wales Island, the town of Craig is as welcoming as it is beautiful. Nestled deep in the rugged Alaskan wilderness, this quaint little town is a popular destination for avid outdoorsmen. Home to roughly 1,200 residents, the downtown core is a busy place, offering both visitors and locals a variety of services, restaurants, and convenience stores.
When you fly into the jet charter airport in Craig, you’ll have access to some of the most amazing outdoor recreational activities in all of Alaska. There are plenty of charter fishing boats available for charter. They’ll have all the insider knowledge on the best places to drop a lure.
There are also ample charter boats available for whale watching. Humpback and Orca whales are known to frequent the waters surrounding Craig in the spring and summer. You may also spot sea otters and a variety of seabirds.
For those with a fascination for culture and the arts, the Healing Heart Totem Pole is worth a gander. This important totem pole has been standing in Craig for more than 20 years. Tsimshian master carver Stan Marsden carved the intricate design into the pole in memory of his son.
To do some exploring on land, add the Sunnahae Trail to your itinerary. A 2,500-foot elevation awaits, offering spectacular views, miles of trees, and various wildlife. It’s sure to get your blood pumping!