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Brooks Falls

Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-243-1595
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Alaska Bear Country Day Trip to Katmai or Lake Clark by Airplane
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Area on the Brooks River where a large number of brown bears spend their summer due to salmon migration.
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  • Average1%
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Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-243-1595
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

What a fabulous adventure our trip to Brooks Lodge and Brooks Falls was. We flew in by float plane for a day trip. Before you can go anywhere, you have to attend a briefing conducted by park rangers on the park layout and bear safety....More

2  Thank ljtraveler_11
Reviewed 9 October 2017

A day trip to Brooks Lodge was very costly but so so worth it. Absolutely amazing day, one we will never forget.

Thank Wanderlustproblem
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went in September after the lodge had closed for the season. The bears were still there and going after the season had finished meant there were far more bears there than people. It is expensive to get there but if you want to get...More

1  Thank Helen J
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Bears, Bears and more bears. The cubs are huge and very active, watching the dominant male on the falls was outstanding.

1  Thank jettag1950
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We made it to Brooks Falls on a Saturday afternoon in September...two days before the lodge was closing. Getting to the falls was harder than we imagined - we didn't know that the bridge would close so often and for such lengths of time. In...More

2  Thank warrenville111
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Salmon jumping, bears shopping, humans in awe. It's that simple. An unprotected path traversed while we loudly talked, leads us to a sheltered platform. The elevated viewing area provided all an uncluttered scene of those large animals dining on Nature's gifts. Migrating salmon straining all...More

4  Thank bill s
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I went to Brooks Falls with my son and daughter on a day tour with Katmailand departing from Anchorage the 3rd of August. Everything went as expected and it was an incredible experience to watch the bears. It is a lot of money but I...More

Thank Ingrid V
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely we will come back!Highlight in our trip to Alaska.When the grizzly bears are only 5 yards away from us we are all frozen.Dont be afraid.Calm down and you will survive 😜

Thank Yinan L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This is a must do when visiting Alaska. I saved it for our last event and wow was it the experienced I dreamed it would be. If you can spend the night either camping or in a cabin to get more time here. You have...More

Thank Marie F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We booked our stay at Brooks Lodge inside Katmai National Park for 3 days the first of August 2017 we booked 10 months in advance and could not book anytime during the month of July it was full. July is suppose to be the best...More

4  Thank dbtravels2
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21 January 2018|
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Response from johncon24 | Reviewed this property |
More than likely. We were there in Mid July and there were plenty. A must see bucket list place.
5 January 2018|
Response from LORIAN65 | Reviewed this property |
I can answer was there early July but no there bears arnt there in June they wait for the salmon run to start which starts July u might be lucky I don't think so good luck email the park they'll give u more info
Annie L
2 January 2018|
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Response from johncon24 | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. We visited Brook Falls early July. There were plenty of Bears.