Hydaburg, Prince of Wales Island

Population: 405

Hydaburg is located on Prince of Wales Island, 36 miles from Hollis, 45 miles from Craig.

Visitor Information: Prince of Wales Chamber of Commerce, phone 907-755-2626.

Hydaburg was founded in 1911, combining the populations of 3 Haida villages. Today, most of the residents are commercial fishermen, and subsistence remains a traditional and necessary part of life here. Haida Corp. provides lodging for visitors. Haida Fuels provides fuel and gas. Alaska Commercial Company provides groceries and sundry items. DD’s Kitchen is the local eatery.

Attractions:

  • Hydaburg has an excellent collection of restored and replicated totems brought in from the traditional Haida villages on southern Prince of Wales Island.
  • There is good salmon fishing here in the fall.