• Large male brown bear at Brooks Falls

    Katmai

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Park Newspaper

If you are planning a trip to Katmai or just want to know more about the area, then download the latest edition of The Novarupta, the official newspaper of Alagnak Wild River, Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve, and Katmai National Park and Preserve. Click here to download the paper.

Did You Know?

Cub in water

The average mid-summer weight of Katmai's adult male bears is 600-900 pounds (272-408 kg). Some of those bears will weigh over 1000 pounds (450 kg) in the fall. Amazingly, those bears only weighed 1 pound (.5 kg) when they were born.