• Large male brown bear at Brooks Falls

    Katmai

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Fees & Reservations

Katmai National Park Brooks Camp entrance sign

Welcome to Katmai National Park sign on Naknek Lake beach.

Photo by Mary Kay Hamel

No entrance fees are charged for Katmai National Park and Preserve. Fees are charged for camping in the Brooks Camp Campground, to stay in Fure’s Cabin, and for commercial filming.

The Brooks Camp Campground costs $12 per person per night June 1 through September 17 and $6 per person per night in May and September 18 through October 31. Campers are limited to 7 nights in July and 14 nights per calendar year. America the Beautiful Access and Senior pass holders can enjoy 50% discounts on camping reservations. Please note that fees for this campground are charged per person, not per group. Access and Senior pass discounts only apply to the cardholder.

Fure’s Cabin, in Bay of Islands on Naknek Lake, is $45 per night June 1 through September 17. Guests at Fure’s cabin are limited to no more than 4 consecutive nights and 7 nights per calendar year. Group size is limited to six. Discount passes are not valid for Fure’s Cabin reservations. Outside of June 1 through September 17, reservations for Fure’s Cabin are free and must be made through the park headquarters in King Salmon by calling (907)246-3305.

Current year reservations for the Brooks Camp Campground and Fure’s Cabin can be made starting January 5 at 8 AM Alaska Time. Visit www.recreation.gov to make a reservation.

Did You Know?

Red salmon drying on racks at Brooks Camp.

Alutiiq residents in the Katmai area maintain their traditional fall harvest of "red fish" (sockeye salmon in spawning colors). The low fat content fish dries easily for storage.