Waterfall, Alaska facts for kids
Waterfall in 1910
Location of Waterfall, Alaska
|Census area||Prince of Wales-Hyder|
|Township||T S R E Copper River Meridian|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|• Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
Waterfall is an Unincorporated community on the west coast of Prince of Wales Island in Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska, United States, approximately 60 miles (100 km) west of Ketchikan. The primary industry was Waterfall Cannery, built in 1912 as a salmon processing facility. The cannery closed in 1973 and was renovated into the Waterfall Resort, a sport fishing lodge.
Waterfall is not connected to the island's road system; visitors to the resort arrive by floatplane from Ketchikan.
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