Kake, Alexander Archipelago, Alaska

Kake is a city in Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area, southeastern Alaska, United States. It is located on the northwest coast of Kupreanof Island in the Alexander Archipelago. Kake offers visitors world-class fishing, prime wildlife viewing, beautiful scenery and great hiking and kayaking opportunities.

Kake is a haven for anglers with waters rich with halibut and salmon. It is also a great for whale watching, Black bears and bald eagles from May through late October. Gunnuk Creek provides both great fishing and bear viewing. Moose and other forest dwellers are abundant throughout the surrounding forestlands.

Kupreanof Island has been settled by the Kake tribe of Tlingits since prehistoric times. There is a 132-foot totem pole, the world's largest, carved in 1967 for the Alaska Purchase centennial. Visitors will be treated to a performance by the Keex’ Kwaan Dancers in authentic totemic designed regalia.

Things to See & Do

* Kake’s 137.5-foot totem pole
* Fishing, whalewatching and wildlife viewing
* Tlingit dance performance
* Hiking and kayaking

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 8,430.4 km²
Population – 710 approx
Electricity – 110 vlt 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code - 1

Transport Links - Daily air service from Juneau and Sitka, flights available from Petersburg and Wrangell, weekly state ferry service both North and Southbound. No road access.