• Brooks Falls Lodge, Alaska

about Brooks Falls Lodge, Katmai National Park

about Brooks Falls Lodge, Katmai National Park

Brooks Falls Lodge puts you as close to the wildlife as possible located in the heart of Katmai National Park. Originally opened as a fishing camp, the premises have been in action since 1950 and have since then been continuously upgraded.

This area of the world is famous for its fishing and, of course, grizzly bears – up to 50 of which live along the Brooks River during salmon spawning season. There are little viewing decks set up down the river, it is also possible to watch the bears from a boat if you so wish. 

Brooks Falls Lodge detail


A mixture of rustic and modern amenities makes this a cosy camp with a strong focus on grizzly bears.


Brooks Falls Lodge overlooks the river from just a mile or so away, in the heart of Katmai National Park.

Accommodation & Facilities

There are 16 modern cabins, each with a rustic feel, sleeping 2 – 4 guests in bunk beds. The cabins all have private facilities.

The main lodge has fantastic views over Lake Naknek and a circular fireplace, popular with guests sharing the stories of the day. There is also a lodge bar where cocktails can be purchased from the afternoon through to the evening.


There are 3 meals per day, serving Alaskan food, buffet style.


The renowned bear viewing is available only a short walk (approximately 1 mile) from the lodge at Brooks Falls on Brooks River. The Bear viewing here is fantastic and the sport fishing here is world famous. You can also join a daily tour to the “Valley of 10,000 Smokes”, the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history!

Child Policy

Children over 6 are generally allowed, however it is up to the parent to decide whether you child is ready for the requirements of group travel, will enjoy the experience and not compromise it for others. We suggest you speak to your Natural World Safaris specialist to discuss the specific trip requirements so you can decide on what is best.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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