New Katmai National Park permit system proposed

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - If you want to see a brown bear in action, Katmai National Park and Preserve is the place to go in Alaska.

During the summer months, locals and tourists flock to the park to watch the hundreds of bears feasting on running salmon.

But now, worries about visitor safety are prompting the park to propose a new permit system.

Channel 2's Mike Ross spoke with the National Park Service to talk about what this would mean for park visitors.

You can watch the full interview above.

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