• Waiting for supper to cook in the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in 1917.

    Katmai

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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Laws & Policies

There are a variety of rules and regulations that help us protect park resources and provide visitors with a safe and enjoyable experience. The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and the Superintendent's Compendium provide a complete listing of park rules and regulations.

36 CFR parts 1-199 pertain to all National Park areas.
36 CFR part 13
pertains to all Alaska National Park areas. Subpart O pertains to the special regulations of Katmai National Park & Preserve.

The Superintendent's Compendium is reviewed annually and provides a list of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent.

Other regulations may also apply. Please see the Summary of Regulations and firearms pages for more information.

Did You Know?

Novarupta

The Novarupta-Katmai eruption on June 6-9, 1912 was the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. Ashfall from the eruption was global. An aerosol veil was reported as far away as the Mediterranean region.