Located 95 air miles southwest of Juneau on the northwest coast of Kupreanof Island, Kake is a Tlingit village rich in cultural history and tradition and is the home of the third tallest totem pole in the world (132 feet)! Kake boasts prime viewing for whales, as they migrate through the nearby waters in large numbers. Enjoy wildlife viewing, freshwater stream fishing for trout, steelhead, and salmon, or hop on an ocean boat for excellent salmon and halibut fishing. 

Getting Here

Get here by plane, or ferry. Alaska Seaplanes operates three scheduled round-trip flights daily between Juneau and Kake in the summer and one in the winter. Harris Air also flies into Kake from Sitka. The Alaska Marine Highway System also offers an 8-hour ferry ride between Juneau and Kake a few times a week year-round.

A Village With Heart

Enjoy the stunning views of forest and ocean, abundant wildlife, excellent fishing and hunting, berry picking, and rich Tlingit tradition and culture. Explore waterfalls, tidal grasslands, and long beaches. Visit Kake’s famous totem and learn its stories. Visit the cannery, a once-thriving hub that employed workers from many different countries. Or visit with the people of Kake and learn about Tlingit culture. Enjoy the generous hospitality with roots in Native tradition. For more information on activities, accommodations, and planning your trip click the link below.

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