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Bigfork, 26 miles
Coram, 10 miles
Hungry Horse, 7 miles
Kalispell, 16 miles
Lakeside, 30 miles
Somers, 30 miles
Whitefish, 9 miles

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Columbia Falls, Montana
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Columbia Falls, encircled by the Flathead National Forest in the northeast corner of the Flathead Valley, is 15 miles northeast of Kalispell and 15 miles west of Glacier National Park.

Getting to Columbia Falls

Columbia Falls highways (4620 bytes)Road
Main routes in are US 2, US 93, MT 206, MT 40. Closest Interstate is I-90 to the south.

Air Glacier Park International Airport is about 10 minutes south, near Kalispell. Services include Big Sky Airlines, Delta Airlines, Horizon Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Holman Aviation (private charters).

Rail The daily Amtrak passenger service the Empire Builder runs between Seattle/Portland and Chicago. Nearby depots are in: Whitefish (11 miles north, toll free phone: 800-862-7245) and West Glacier.


Columbia Falls, like other towns in the Flathead Valley, offers close proximity to year-round outdoor recreation.

Until 1998, the town didn't really have a "falls" to its name. So it built one, complete with a small park, behind Glacier Bank when you turn onto Nucleus Avenue.

Chamber of Commerce

Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce. PO Box 312, Columbia Falls, MT 59912. Phone: 406-892-2072.

City Information

City of Columbia Falls. 130 6th Street W, Columbia, MT 59912. Phone: 406-892-4391.

Local Media

Daily Inter Lake (newspaper)

Hungry Horse News. 926 Nucleus Avenue, PO Box 189, Columbia Falls, MT 59912. Phone: 406-892-2151; Fax:406-892-5600. E-mail

*See also the Go Northwest! guide to the Flathead Valley

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