Two ebooks on the Brooks Camp bears are available. If you have an iPad 2 or newer, check out the interactive iBook on iTunes, Brown Bears of Brooks Camp. If you don't have an ipad, or want a smaller download that you can read on any computer or handheld device, make sure you download a copy of the Bears of Brooks River ebook to help you identify the bears and learn their life stories.
People have used the rich resources available in the Brooks River for nearly 5,000 years. In Story of a House, archaeologist Don Dumond illustrates this rich history by recounting the discovery, excavation, and reconstruction of a prehistoric home site along Brooks River.
Did You Know?
The only bridge in Katmai spans the Brooks River. All other rivers in the park must be crossed on foot or by boat. Be careful as heavy rains or melting snow can quickly cause the rivers to become uncrossable.