Katmai National Park & Preserve

Katmai National Park & Preserve

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Oh, Ranger! Guide to Alaska's National Parks

September 2, 2011, 8:26 am
Our little, green Oh, Ranger! guide to Alaska's National Parks features many great destinations in Alaska including Denali, Kenai Fjords, Glacier Bay and more! Alaska’s parks are as varied as they are vast, and each is worthy of exploration. This American Park Network guide to Alaska’s National Parks will help ...

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Tools for Planning Your Alaska Adventure

March 15, 2011, 1:30 pm
A trip to Alaska in summertime is a true escape. Alaska’s parks are as varied as they are vast, and each is worthy of exploration. The national parks in Alaska represent both the great sweep of American history and her natural abundance: artifacts of the earliest North Americans; the ...

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Bears draw visitors to Katmai National Park

July 19, 2010, 9:20 am
Each year thousands of people from all over the world venture to Katmai National Park and Preserve, a wildlife sanctuary in Alaska's own back yard. During the summer, air taxis take off daily from King Salmon to visit the most remote national park in the U.S. Bob Gay and Ken Edlund ...

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Window to Katmai National Park: Southern Alaska Park Is a Playground for Brown Bears

September 21, 2009, 6:47 am
Katmai National Park and Preserve, in southern Alaska, is home to the greatest concentration of grizzly bears in the world. Katmai is the place made famous by the documentary film "Grizzly Man," on the strange life and death of Timothy Treadwell, a bear lover who lived with bears in the ...

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Bear Viewing Just One Attraction at Katmai Park

August 26, 2008, 3:21 pm
Katmai National Park in general, and Brooks Falls in particular, is well-known as a premier bear viewing area. In the summer, dozens of grizzlies gather at the falls to take their pick of millions of migrating red salmon. But that’s not the reason the park was ...

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