Katmai Brooks Bears are located in Brooks Camp (also know as Brooks Falls). Alaska bear viewing in Katmai National National Park provides some of the highest densities of foraging brown bear populations for public viewing. Follow this link to the park web page; if you scroll down there is a handy chart that shows the best times of year to view bears at Brooks Falls:
Brooks Camp provides excellent and accessible viewing opportunities, with bear-viewing platforms and wheelchair-friendly trails. Check out bear activity in real time by clicking here to the live webcam link:
We offer a seat fare rate to Brooks Falls during the most active part of the season; typically early to mid-July. Please contact us for dates, pricing, and availability. Seat fares are round-trip and include 3-3 1/2 – 4 hours on the ground at camp viewing bears.
For the traveler that is looking for the iconic shot of a bear standing in the waterfall catching a salmon with it’s paws – this is the trip for you. During peak activity, you are pretty much guaranteed this photo. The downside is that there may be a limit to the amount of time you can spend on the upper bear viewing platform. Not to worry, there are bears all over camp!