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Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

National Park Bears

In Oh Ranger!, Horace Albright, the second National Park Service (NPS) director writes: The bears are, without doubt, the greatest single attraction in the parks, at least from the visitor’s point of view. Maybe this is why a story about a woman facing charges over a bear encounter in Yellowstone National Park made it into […]

Grizzlies in Autumn, Katmai National Park

Most visitors to Katmai National Park come for bear viewing during July to see thousands of salmon jumping over Brooks Falls, sometimes straight into a waiting bear’s mouth. The autumn is a much less known time to visit, but it is also great, providing a quite different experience. Brooks Camp is one of the most […]

Photo Spot 55: Katmai National Park – Brooks Falls

Katmai National Park is located near the end of the Alaska Peninsula, in the middle of which is situated Lake Clark National Park. Although further from Anchorage than Lake Clark National Park, Katmai sees a slightly larger visitation, 9000 annual visits versus 6000, making it the fourth less visited National Park. Katmai was created in […]