Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Information

Hungry Horse Dam

The Hungry Horse Dam Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mountain Time, May 7, 2022, through Oct. 8, 2022. Beginning the week of Oct. 9, the visitor center will be open Thursday–Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and the outdoor, guided walking tour will be suspended until May 2023. The visitor center is closed on federal holidays. Admission is free.

Reclamation continues to follow the recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Masks are not required inside the visitor center and federal buildings when the Flathead County transmissibility level is at low or medium. Mask mandates are subject to change without notice.

Exhibits inside the visitor center highlight the dam's role in flood control and recreation in Flathead County, and hydroelectric generation in the Columbia River System. Displays feature the history of Hungry Horse Dam and its importance to the system.

Hungry Horse Dam is located off U.S. Highway 2 in Hungry Horse, Montana. Directional signs located on Highway 2 indicate the road leading to the visitor center. From Highway 2 travel about 4.5 miles to the visitor center at the north end of the dam.

Parking is permitted in designated areas only.

Hours of Operation
Hungry Horse Power Plant Data
Federal Columbia River Power System Location Map (PDF 695 kb)

Hungry Horse Field Office
PO Box 190130
Hungry Horse, MT 59919-0130

Last Updated: 10/7/22