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Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes

Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK
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Type: Valleys, Volcanos
Activities: Hiking
Description: This area offers many hiking options.
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Maybrook, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Wife and I decided to break up our time at brooks by heading out to the valley of 10,000 smokes. Was a nice day, ranger was very knowledgeable. I found it to be very interesting. Enjoyed the hike down to the valley floor. If you are not if decent shape or have bad knees you might want to pass on... More

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

A nice way to spend a day at Brooks. Beautiful scenery, relaxing drive, yummy lunch (I believe you have the option to bring your own.... but we opted for the one you could pay for). I highly recommend the hike to the falls. It's 1.5 miles each way with an 800-900' elevation change and it's downhill on the way to... More

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New York, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

During our stay at Brooks Camp, we took the bus to Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. It was a relaxing trip with lots of stops for photo ops. We were provided sandwiches and then had the option to go for a group hike or individual. We opted to race down the valley on our own and were met on numerous... More

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Davidson, North Carolina
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167 reviews 167 reviews
92 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

This is a good morning trip and a beautiful ride into the heat of the park. If you like a great hike, you got it with this gig. Ride upfront in the bus.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

The Valley of 10,000 smokes is located at the Katmai National Park and Preserve in King Salmon, Alaska. This area has been preserved because of its uniqueness. It was the places for the largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century. The only way to access this area is by coordinating a trip with Katmai Air and Brooks Lodge. You will... More

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Lincoln, NE
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2011

When planning our trip to Katmai last year our tour planner asked whether we wanted to add the visit to "The Valley of 10,000 Smokes" There wasn't much literature about the attraction however the information we found did make it sound interesting. You get on vans by the lower bridge at Brook's Lodge and travel about 30-45 minutes stopping occasionally... More

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