• Large male brown bear at Brooks Falls


    National Park & Preserve Alaska

Transportation & Guiding Services

Because Katmai National Park and Preserve is not accessible by road, the park must be accessed by air taxis or boat. In addition to transportation, commercial guides for various activities such as bear viewing, sport fishing, photography, and hiking also provide services for a fee to the public. For information on air taxi and boat transportation as well as a list of guiding services, click here.

Did You Know?

Brooks Falls with several bears feeding in July

In some years, almost 100 individual bears use the 1.5 mile (2.4 km) long Brooks River. This river is one of the first places in the Katmai region where salmon are available to bears.