<p><br> Fog nearly obscures a brown bear on the shore of Katmai National Park in Alaska. The park is home to several large lakes and miles of stretching Shelikof Strait coastline. The largest population of protected brown bears in North America—some 2,000—is often found fishing in salmon-filled Brooks Falls, a visitor favorite.</p>

Shelikof Strait, Katmai National Park


Fog nearly obscures a brown bear on the shore of Katmai National Park in Alaska. The park is home to several large lakes and miles of stretching Shelikof Strait coastline. The largest population of protected brown bears in North America—some 2,000—is often found fishing in salmon-filled Brooks Falls, a visitor favorite.

Photograph by Roy Toft, National Geographic

National Park Coastlines

See photos of U.S. national park coastlines (including Acadia, Hawaii Volcanoes, Channel Islands, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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