Katmai National Park

Campgrounds of Katmai

As with most Alaskan national parks, Katmai is almost entirely backcountry wilderness. The only developed camping area is in Brooks Camp.

Brooks Camp Campground

dollar Size & Cost: 60 people maximum, $6-12 per person

calendar Open: May through October

click Reservations: Online at recreation.gov

marker Location: In Brooks Camp, accessible by plane or boat only

drink Amenities: Running water, vault toilets, grills and picnic tables

chart Demand: Extreme. This campground is the only formal area in the park, and is almost always full during peak visitation; reservations are necessary. Slots in July are often sold out within hours of the reservation opening time, usually in early January.