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Worth the Side Trip

If you're headed to Glacier this will be about a 30-40 minute side trip depending how long you... read more

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Easy to By-Pass It but Don’t

Just a short hop off US-2 on the way to West Glacier entrance of Glacier National Park is the 7th... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
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Flathead National Forest, Hungry Horse, MT
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All reviews visitor center worth the short drive easy drive views of the mountains lovely lake glacier national park pack a lunch osprey nest worth the trip boat launches interesting information great scenery whitefish dam visitors engineering bureau
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're headed to Glacier this will be about a 30-40 minute side trip depending how long you spend in the small museum at the dam, which has some interesting displays and history montages, if you like that sort of thing. The views are stunning...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mystic1000
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Just a short hop off US-2 on the way to West Glacier entrance of Glacier National Park is the 7th tallest dam in the U.S. The 4 mile ascent is a stunner in itself even with evidence of prior fire. There is a visitor center...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank offtheclock
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

As someone who suffers from acrophobia which occasionally results in bouts of vertigo, I was a bit fearful of visiting the Hungry Horse dam below the reservoir. I needn't have worried. Even though the dam is quite high, the railing is tall and I was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had a prearranged tour for large group.. We had our two guides split the group into two so we could ask and hear the answer better. They were very accommodating to people with some difficulties in walking. Good pictures of the reservoir from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sdpara
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Off US 2 you don’t want to miss the hungry horse reservoir. We came late September so the visitors center was closed. But that was okay. They had an informative sign to learn about the dam. We also walked across the dam rather than drive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ShayneU
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped to view the dam with a large group of family! Couldn’t believe how large it was! Beautiful scenic stop!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank terralhorton
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Drove up to the dam to see what was there. Not too much in the way of activities and you're pretty much on your own. However, I did enjoy the scenery.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank dougp01
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely lake and dam. The dam appears as a surprise in a beautiful deep gorge. Excellent opportunity for boating, kayaking, camping, fishing, hike. Bears in the area so be careful hiking. Lovely views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tomhemling
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This was a beautiful stop. The visitors center offered a lot of good information about the dam construction as well as information about the surrounding area. We walked across the dam, and though it was smoky, the reservoir was beautiful. This is a highly recommended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank craulston
Reviewed 2 September 2018

So many people we ran into, who were from Montana, recommended we go to the dam. It was a nice walk across and the views were awesome.

Date of experience: August 2018
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18 July 2018|
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Response from Ontari0Canuck | Reviewed this property |
It is free.
25 February 2016|
Response from J. A | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can fish the area, suppose to be great fishing, as far as I know you will need a Montana fishing license. Check the Montana Fish and Game Web Site for more info.