Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center Winds Down Summer Schedule

Media Contact: Lynne Brougher, (509) 633-9503
John Redding, (208) 378-5212

For Release: August 17, 2012

HUNGRY HORSE, Mont. - The Bureau of Reclamation will be winding down its visitor program with adjusted schedules as the summer season comes to a close at the Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center located off Highway 2 in Hungry Horse, Mont.

The visitor center will be open daily through August 26 from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. After August 26, it will only be open for the Labor Day weekend during the same hours. Guided tours on the top of the dam will be available when the visitor center is open.

Parking is not permitted on top of the dam, but only in designated areas. For additional information call (406) 387-5241.

Hungry Horse Dam is 564 feet tall and was completed in 1953. It is located on the south fork of the Flathead River about 20 miles northeast of Kalispell, Montana.

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