Alaska - Kodiak, Katmai & Southwest Alaska (PDF Chapter)
This is the Kodiak, Katmai & Southwest Alaska chapter from Lonely Planet’s Alaska guidebook.
Tapering out into the Bering Sea like a curled crocodile’s tail, it’s a jumble of treeless emerald hills, precipitous cliffs and conical snow-capped peaks heavy with reminders of an erstwhile Russian culture and a still surviving Aleut one.
- photograph brown bears as they snap salmon from Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park & Preserve
- hike to poignant WWII fortifications at Dutch Harbor
- ride an Alaska Marine Highway ferry amid breaching whales and smoking volcanoes in Mv Tustumena
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Kodiak Island, Kodiak, Kodiak National Wildlife Ref-uge, Alaska Peninsula, King Salmon, Katmai National Park & Preserve, Aleutian Islands, Una-laska & Dutch Harbor.
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