There is no experience comparable to being close to the great brown bear in its natural environment. That's the goal of our bear viewing excursions: to allow you to get an up close and personal view of the bear while not disturbing its normal routine. In areas like Katmai National Park, on the mainland of Alaska, hunting of bears is prohibited, thus making it possible to observe them at close quarters without affecting their behavior. On Kodiak Island, bear viewing is a little more challenging, as bears are hunted during two seasons each year.
“Their tracks cross ours, entwining our footprints through time in the lavish dimensions of this land. Our timid hearts and twentieth century lives become irreversibly woven into this earthy tapestry of Katmai, whether or not we feel it. Whether or not we accept it. Perhaps Katmai means this: a chance to sense the threads that tie our world to the brown bears binding us together before we arrive in Katmai, and even after we leave.” Katmai National Park and Preserve by Jean Bodeau
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