Katmai National Park and Preserve

Katmai National Park

Katmai National Park and Preserve

Katmai National Park and Preserve is another jewel in the northern state of Alaska. Katmai National Park was established in 1918. This National Park serves an area that has been devastated by an active volcano for centuries. Today it protects the region surrounding Mount Katmai and the beautiful Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. This is one of nature’s most outstanding mountains. You will find it in Alaska, the land of many unique possibilities. Katmai National Park and Preserve remains an active volcano. The outstanding and unique volcano landscape is breathtaking. This amazing National Park and Preserve protects more than 9,000 years of the history of mankind. It also serves as a very important habitat for both brown bears and the Alaskan Salmon.

Have you ever desired to be able to sit back and watch the amazing brown bear from a safe distance? Now you can! The beautiful Katmai National Park and Preserve makes it all happen. One of the most fascinating places in the National Park is Brook Camp. It is located at the mouth of the Brooks River, and graces the shoreline of Naknek Lake. Brooks Camp  is a major camp, that attracts people from every walk of life, in many different countries. Think about standing safely on a high viewing platform and watching these amazing brown bears in their native environment.  What a treat! Watch them bath, fish,play,  and care for their cubs.  Nothing can be more exciting than watching these mighty bears as they go about their daily life. What excitement is waiting for you at Brooks Camp.

Enjoy the Valley in one of the fascinating tours that leave Brooks Camp daily and go into the backcountry. There are bus tours and exciting trails to hike. Would you enjoy camping out in this amazing area? Brooks Campground provides premium camping opportunities from June to September. The campground is complete with cooking shelters, an electric fence that surrounds the campground for safety, fire rings, storage vaults, and picnic tables. Water and toilets are also provided. Visit the government site at www.recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777 to make your reservations today. Camping is just $12.00 per night from June through the end of August. Fees are reduced to $6.00 for the months of May, September, and October. If you like to experience nature up close, and enjoy camping, you will find Brooks Camp an exciting camping experience. Those holding The America the Beautiful Access card and Senior Pass Holders receive a 50% discount.

Bristol Bay, Alaska is around 250 miles southwest of Anchorage, Alaska. Here you will find Katmai National Park and Preserve. With-in the park are three complete lodges. Each of the lodges are excellent places to view the largest number of brown bears in the world. Each lodge is unique and offers a complete line of amenities. Each of the lodges are completely modern with all the facilities needed for a pleasant stay. There are a wide range of tours offered by land and by air. For reservations contact the lodges at 1-800-544-0551 or 907-243-5448. You can also email them at info@Katmailand.com.

Are you ready for a Katmai Adventure? Gather the family and explore America’s most northern state. No passport necessary unless traveling through Canada! Katmai National Park and Preserve will provide fun for all ages. There are exciting tours, packages, and many hiking opportunities. It is fun! It is unique! It is an Alaskan Adventure! Make this the year you vacation in America’s most unique state. It is time to go….. “North, to Alaska!”


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