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?
Thick layers of ash and pumice cover several glaciers near the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. The ash and pumice insulate the glaciers and prevent melting while they flow down valley.