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


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Be sure to follow Katmai on Google+ for news updates and opportunities to hangout with the park's rangers and biologists.

Join Katmai National Park and Preserve on Facebook and we'll keep you updated on what is happening in the park.

Follow @KatmaiNPS for updates about the whole park. @BrooksCamp has the latest word from one of the world's most famous bear watching and sport fishing destinations.

Browse Katmai's official flickr photostream for videos and photos from the park.
For replays of ranger chats and highlights from the bearcam, check out Katmai's Youtube channel and explore.org's Youtube channel.

Did You Know?

Sea otter off Katmai Coast

The sea otter in the Katmai region and points west (from Cape Douglas to the Aleutian Islands) is a federally-listed threatened species. It is unknown why the sea otter population in this area have declined.