Hungry Horse, Montana
Visitor Information

Location

Hungry Horse lies between Columbia Falls to the west and West Glacier to the east on US Highway 2.

Getting to Hungry Horse

Road
Road routes to Hungry Horse, Montana
The main route to Hungry Horse is US Highway 2. Closest Interstate is I-90, which is about 140 miles south of Hungry Horse.

Air
Glacier Park International Airport at 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 (35 miles west, toll free phone: 1-800-862-7245) and West Glacier.

Description

Like nearby Coram and Martin City, this is a community which sprang up with the construction of Hungry Horse Dam during the 1940s and 50s. Montana's tallest dam (564 feet) sits wedged in a narrow canyon four miles east of the town of Hungry Horse. The dam blocks the South Fork of the Flathead River to make the 34-mile long Hungry Horse Reservoir. Free tours of the dam are available.

Community Web Sites

Hungry Horse Montana

Newspapers

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

Ranger Stations

Flathead National Forest - Glacier View/Hungry Horse Ranger District. 10 Hungry Horse Drive, Hungry Horse, MT 59919. Phone: 406-387-3800; Fax: 406-387-3889.

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