Katmai National Park is situated in southern Alaska. The park is known for the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes; a valley within the park which contains ash flow from the eruption of the Novarupts volcano. The park is also notable for its lakes, wild rivers, mountains, forests, marshlands, and its diverse wildlife. Grizzly bears in particular are found in abundance along with moose, wolves, caribous, foxes, wolverines and a variety of birdlife.
Majority of the tourist access the park via float planes. For most people this is the first time experiencing travelling in a small aircraft.
Due to its location the park experiences all kinds of weather. Temperatures can vary from -30 degrees Fahrenheit to 80 degrees throughout the year. Summer is the wettest season while winter are dry.
The top 5 best rated things to do in Katmai National Park are:
1. Geographic Marine Expeditions
2. Brooks Lodge Bear Viewing