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Katmai National Park and Preservein Anchorage, United States

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An ideal place for photo hunting on brown bears, but it's better not to approach really close because they can consider that you are more savory than salmon :)
Katmai National Park and Preserve, Anchorage
The Preserve and the Kathmai National Park is located in the southern part of Alaska, opposite the Kodiak island. The park includes mountains, rivers, a group of lakes and eighteen volcanoes. The pearl of the reserve is a huge active volcano Kathmai, with a height of 2,047 meters above sea level, in the crater of which, as a result of the eruption 105 years ago, a lake of surprising beauty was formed.

Katmai volcano, Anchorage
Photo: Katmai volcano

Another feature of the volcano is that its western slope is devoid of any vegetation. Valley of ten thousand smokes was affected by the eruption and for decades resembled a cauldron fontaining with steam and gas, and now is covered with a layer of ash.

Katmai National Park and Preserve, Anchorage
Photo: Katmai National Park and Preserve

But the main attraction for tourists in the park is the Brooks Falls. It is here that from June to October, moose and brown bears gather (there are more than 2000 spices here) to hunt salmon.

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#1See Grizzly bears in AnchorageSee Grizzly bearsАня Пуш

In Katmai National Park and Preserve in Alaska Grizzly bears stroll around their natural habitat and you can watch them with your own eyes.

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Location: in the southern part of Alaska.


Guest22 July 2024