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   Travel to Katmai is by float plane from King Salmon, a small town near the coast.  We flew from Anchorage to the King Salmon airport in a turboprop airplane and then transferred by van to the river where we boarded the float plane. Scroll down to read the story----

After a short and smooth flight we saw Naknek Lake (to the left in the image below and curving around the mountain):

and immediately landed. Another plane was in process of taking off:

Fortunately, there were friendly baggage handlers available to take our luggage:

but we managed to get ourselves and our luggage ashore with only human help. Then up to the lodge where we would get our meals:

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