Greetings from Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

I was on a photo trip and she was coming out of the brush with two young and took this.

This photo ended up winning the grand prize in wildlife category 2017 national parks media. I think the main reason I love this shot is because it shows more of the gentle side of the brown bears.

Sincerely,
Roger

Lake Clark National Park & Preserve

This vast Alaskan wilderness is close enough to Anchorage to be fairly accessible (by plane), yet its wild, stunning offerings are often overlooked. Visitors can kayak on the lake or the park’s rivers and backpack through the tundra amid spectacular mountain scenery, including two active volcanoes smoking in the distance. This park is also an excellent place to observe brown bears—professional guides specialize in trips to see them—as well as other wildlife, including caribou, moose, and a variety of birds.

State(s): Alaska

Established: 1980

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