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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.
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.
Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce. PO Box 312, Columbia Falls, MT 59912. Phone: 406-892-2072.
City of Columbia Falls. 130 6th Street W, Columbia, MT 59912. Phone: 406-892-4391.
Daily Inter Lake (newspaper)
*See also the Go Northwest! guide to the Flathead Valley
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