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High quality fishing just moments from Sand Point's harborSand Point is located on Popof Island off the Alaskan peninsula and is part of the Aleutians East Borough. The most common way to visit Sand Point is by commercial airline with daily flights to and from Anchorage and, during the summer months, the ferry M/V Tustumena stops in Sand Point.

Sand Point is home to over 900 full-time residents. Our school offers a full-sized indoor swimming pool, open gym times and a library with a media center that offers free internet access. The citizens of Sand Point are protected by a police force, volunteer fire and emergency medical personnel as well as a full service medical clinic. Sand Point has a grocery store, a toy store, hardware center and several restaurants. The island has a rich tradition of Christian work that is carried on by our local congregations.  

Sand Point's vast network of hiking/biking trails lead to several beaches around the island Sand Point's multi-use trail system allows hikers and bikers excellent opportunities to view wildlife and breathtaking scenery.  The island is home to a herd of buffalo, bald eagles, puffins and numerous other species of bird.  Migrating whales visit in the summer and sea lions, otters and seals are often seen in the harbor or on one of Sand Point's beaches.

Migrating whales summer in the waters around Sand Point The climate is best described as maritime with a recorded temperature range from -9 F to 76. Sand Point has mild winters with an average annual snow
fall of 52 inches.  The longest day of the year sees 17 hours, 27 minutes of daylight while the shortest day sees 7 hours, 6 minutes. 
The summer sun sets in Sand Point well after 11 p.m. and rises at 6 a.m.


 

 



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