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Alaska Is For Bears

VACATION TRIP OFFERED TOUR OF A LIFETIME

Posted: November 28, 2013 at 2:23 a.m.

STAFF PHOTOS PAUL NIELSEN Alaskan brown bears graze at Katmai National Park in Alaska. A fly-in tour to see bears took viewers to within yards of bears.

KATMAI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska After my wife, Susan, and I decided to spend last summer’s vacation in Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, we decided we wanted to go on a bear viewing trip.

Alaska's Katmai National Park has one of the largest populations of Alaska brown bears in the 49th state. Paul Nielsen, an NWA Media sports reporter, and his wife, Susan, visited to the park last summer.

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Up Close With Alaska Bears

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Outdoor, Pages 8 on 11/28/2013

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