Bear Viewing in Alaska

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booking a bear viewing charter in alaskaBears in Alaska can be quite interesting to watch as you see how they socialize with other bears, how they feed and how they carry out many other activities. It is definitely something you should do when you visit Alaska. The best time for a bear viewing charter in Alaska is from late May through September.

Usually, there is a charter for bear viewing from late May through August. During this time, Lake Clark National Park has a high population of bears, mostly brown bears. On a daily basis, 20 to 40 bears are usually seen in the park. The high population of bears around the coast is due to the food sources at the coast which include salmon streams, clams and sedge grass meadows. Apart from bears, you may also enjoy seeing other birds and animals around. When booking a trip through Chinitna Bay Bear Tours, visitors to spend the night at the park and take part in fishing.

Mid-July through September is also another good season for bear viewing in Alaska. The trip takes between 5 to 7 hours as visitors are taken across the Cook Inlet and Chigmit mountains and the Redoubt Volcano via a plane. Upon landing, they board a boat which takes them across the coastline as they watch the bears feed on salmon and other foods. Visitors who are qualified to fish can do so during the boat trip.

Another bear viewing charter is also arranged from mid-June through August. The trip is shorter, lasting between 3 and 4 hours. Visitors are taken to Big River Lakes via a small Jon Boat to the place with a large population of salmon. They then wait to see the bears come to catch the fish. In most cases, the cubs are the ones present. The parent bears at this place are few. Visitors have the option of fishing while watching the bears.