• Large male brown bear at Brooks Falls

    Katmai

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Fire Management

Did You Know?

Oil on Katmai Coast

The 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill heavily impacted Pacific coast of Katmai National Park. Although the spill occurred over 250 miles away, more than 1055 tons of oiled debris was removed from the park’s shores. In some areas, oil can still be seen today.