Kasaan, Alaska

Kasaan is a city in the Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is located on the east side of Prince of Wales Island, 30 miles northwest of Ketchikan.

Kasaan was traditionally a Haida village, but the population has become mixed, with Haidas, Aleuts, Eskimos and non-Natives. Subsistence activities are a major contributor to villagers' diets. Most villagers participate in subsistence or recreational activities for food sources, harvesting deer, salmon, halibut, shrimp and crab. With the addition of tourism, the mainstays of that economy is fishing, mining and logging.

Things to See & Do

* Nature walks
* Spectacular scenery
* Unique wildlife

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 14 km²
Population – 49 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Travel Links – Access to Kasaan is available by Forest Service, State Road, float plane and boat.


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