Katmai National Park and Preserve does not have any backcountry permit requirements or associated fees. It is highly recommended, however, that you register for your trip at Brooks Camp or at the King Salmon Visitor center for safety reasons and to borrow one of the bear resistant containers available for free use.
Did You Know?
Scientists can tell the age of a fish by looking at its ear bone, called the otolith. Growth rings related to water temperature can be seen in the otolith and counted to give age.