Things To Know Before You Come
There are few services in the park and preserve. The closest grocery store is located outside of the park in King Salmon. The park does not have a post office within its boundaries, and the closest is also located in King Salmon.
At Brooks Camp, the park concessioner runs a lodge where meals can be purchased from June 1 through September 17. Limited sundry items can also be purchased from the lodge store. No other services are provided to general park visitors.
Katmai is a remote park that cannot be accessed by car. Click here to see Frequently Asked Questions.
Did You Know?
The Novarupta eruption on June 6-9, 1912 was the greatest volcanic eruption in the 20th century. Ash from the eruption traveled as far as Seattle, Washington; Virginia; and even to Africa.