• Waiting for supper to cook in the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes in 1917.

    Katmai

    National Park & Preserve Alaska

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Bookstore

Look to Alaska Geographic for the most comprehensive selection of books, maps, and films about Katmai National Park and Preserve. As the park’s official nonprofit education partner and bookstore, Alaska Geographic offers an extensive collection of titles on Katmai’s natural and cultural heritage, provides financial support for the park’s interpretive programs and other educational offerings, and works to connect visitors with Alaska’s magnificent wildlands.

Alaska Geographic operates a bookstore at Brooks Camp during the summer. Every purchase you make there directly benefits Katmai National Park and Preserve—a portion of each sale supports the park’s educational and interpretive programs.

Alaska Geographic members receive exclusive benefits, including discounts online and at Alaska Geographic bookstores statewide. To find out more, become a member, or browse the online bookstore, visit www.alaskageographic.org.

Alaska Geographic
810 East Ninth Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

907-274-8440
Or toll free at 866-AK-PARKS

Did You Know?

Sub-adult brown bear in the riffles below Brooks River Falls

In 1918, the scarcity of beef caused many Alaskans to call for the repeal of all legal protection for bears. Katmai park promoters were cautioned,"the word bear should never be mentioned in connection with establishing a National Monument." Ironically, today visitors flock here to view bears.