Katmai's landscape contains vast multi–lake watersheds with hundreds of miles of wild, untamed rivers and streams. It's an outdoor laboratory for studying the effects of volcanism, climate change, and other large scale landscape processes. This is also place with a 9,000 year record of human adaptation to environmental and ecological change. Start your journey by exploring the links below and be sure to download a copy of our park newspaper, The Novarupta, and check out Katmai's Frequently Asked Questions.
Brooks Camp: Katmai's most popular destination offers some of the best bear watching and sport fishing found anywhere in the world.
Commercial Services: Looking for a bear viewing guide, an air taxi, or a sport fishing guide? Then browse a list of authorized commercial services.
Directions: Learn where Katmai is in relation to major airports and cities in Alaska. Suggestions about traveling to Katmai can also be found here.
Operating Hours and Seasons: Katmai never closes, but changing weather conditions and seasons necessitate proper planning.
Things To Do: Bear watching, sport fishing, boating, and backcountry hiking and camping are just a few of the many activities you can enjoy.
Fees and Reservations: At this link you'll find information about what park fees to expect and whether or not you'll need a reservation.
Accessibility: Katmai is largely wilderness with less than 6 miles of designated and maintained hiking trails. However, ADA accessible accommodations and facilities do exist.
Brochures: Here you can download several brochures to help plan your visit.
Calendar: Check Katmai's event calendar to find special events scheduled during your visit or online ranger chats.
Safety: Plan ahead to safely enjoy your visit to Katmai.
Nearby Attractions: Learn about other places to visit on the Alaska Peninsula.