Instructions for making Brooks Camp Campground Reservation (Jan. 9, 2014)
The reservation period for the Brooks Camp Campground did open as advertised at 8 AM Alaska Time on January 5. However, some people did find the reservation process confusing. More »
American Creek: This is one of most popular fishing and rafting destinations in the Katmai region.
Bear Safety in Alaska's National Parks: This brochure is not Katmai specific, but it outlines the best practices you should follow to protect yourself and bears.
Brooks Camp Hiking Trails: Several trails and roads radiate out from the Brooks Camp area and this brochure describes them.
Brooks Camp Campground: Download this brochure for information on the campground, its facilities, and to learn how to make a reservation.
Hiking the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes: The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes offers some of the most unique and spectacular hiking anywhere in Alaska.
Katmai National Park & Preserve Map: This map is straight out of the park's official brochure.
Did You Know?
In 1912, explosions from the Novarupta-Katmai eruption were heard as far away as Juneau and Fairbanks. About 1500 miles away (2400 km) Seattle, WA was dusted by ash.