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National Park Service Press Release
Katmai National Park and Preserve -- This week's National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
July 17, 2013
Contact(s):   Roy Wood, Katmai National Park and Preserve, 907-246-2122, roy_wood@nps.gov


Katmai National Park and Preserve -- This week's National Park Getaway

KING SALMON, Alaska – On the northern end of the Alaska Peninsula, there’s a place with a moonscape caused by a cataclysmic volcanic eruption. There’s a place where sockeye salmon decorate streams with their ruby red bodies during the spawn. There’s a place where brown bears out number people.  

This same place has been a home to humans for 9000 years. This place is Katmai National Park and Preserve. Read more

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