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Katmai National Park and Preserve

Design Contest Underway For The 2017 Brooks Camp Bear Pins

Katmai National Park rangers at Brooks Camp routinely issue pins to arriving visitors upon their completion of “bear school,” a required safety orientation. This year, members of the local community are invited to enter their designs in a public competition for the 2017 pin—a first in the history of the 20+ year old Brooks Bear Etiquette Program.

Summer 2015, A Great Season To Find Yourself In The National Parks

They are places of wonderment. They spark our curiosity, help us relax, and can keep us in shape. They offer thousands of miles of hiking trails, majestic vistas, deep woods, rushing streams, and quite literally an open-air zoo of wildlife that relies on these landscapes to thrive and, in some cases, merely survive.

Bridge And Boardwalk To Span Brooks River At Katmai National Park Gets Park Service Approval

A plan to spend more than $5 million on a bridge and boardwalk across the Brooks River in Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska that drew criticism will move forward, as the National Park Service has issued a contract to an Anchorage construction company to build the structure.

Photography In The National Parks: Focus On The Eyes, Focus On The Light

Have you ever experienced frustration at not getting a clear head shot of wildlife during your national park visit? Have you ever experienced frustration at not being able to capture that perfect, luminous shot of a forest interior? What do these two items even have in common? Focus! Photographer Rebecca Latson explains how focusing on the eyes and focusing on the light can help you achieve great images of wildlife or forest interiors during your next national park photographic foray.

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