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Kerr Dam

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Flathead River, Polson, MT 59860
+1 406-883-1113
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Breathtaking!!

It is hard to find due to lack of signage....but absolutely worth it once you start walking down... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heidi S
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Worth the drive, poor signage for sure

What amazing views of Kerr Dam! So glad to have taken the drive to find it and explore. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FtMacTompkins
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Fort McMurray
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“short hike” (5 reviews)
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Flathead River, Polson, MT 59860
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+1 406-883-1113
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"flathead river"
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"the beaten path"
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"short hike"
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"viewing area"
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"observation point"
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"electric power"
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"mile drive"
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"breathtaking views"
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"mission mountains"
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"benches"
in 10 reviews
"lookout"
in 5 reviews
"landfill"
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"spillway"
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"falls"
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"vista"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is hard to find due to lack of signage....but absolutely worth it once you start walking down! I've seen many dams and this one took my breath away! The views all the way down the stairs are absolutely amazing on both sides. My daughters...More

Thank Heidi S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What amazing views of Kerr Dam! So glad to have taken the drive to find it and explore. Lots of water flowing through that all gates were open.

Thank FtMacTompkins
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful but hard to find due to poor signage but finally did find it and it was beautiful. Recommend this to everyone!

Thank Jeanne C
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Every few years I make it a point to drive out and go down to the lookout Vista and take photos of all the gates being open during spring runoff from April to June. If you go on a clear day you get magnificent backdrops...More

Thank Stefanie N
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

Great drive, beautiful views. The hike down to the falls amazing & worth the treck. A steep hike coming back up, take your time & you’ll be fine. Small steps which I Appreciated, my husband has a bad knee so helped.

Thank KHForever
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Reviewed March 22, 2018

Here for yet another Montana swim meet. One of our officials is an important cog in this wheel and was gracious enough to give some of the other officials a personal tour one Saturday afternoon after the end of the days' meet. Fascinating tour, first...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Really cool visit. There is a few informational boards around. The hike is a little deceiving. More challenging than just a walk but the view is worth it!

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

Pretty views of the dam and not crowded at all. There are steps all the way down to viewing area, very easy to get to.

Thank jason m
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

How many people have really seen a dam up close? I'd say, if you are in the area and looking for an interesting place to see, this might fill the bill just fine. We love it and go back every year or so, just for...More

Thank Patti C
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

We took the short 9 mile drive from Polson out to the dam. The scenic views on both sides of the dam are awesome. There was not much water flowing through due to the dry, summer conditions, but it was still a cool area to...More

Thank Richard B
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Jeffrey R
June 22, 2018|
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Response from Stefanie N | Reviewed this property |
The address might work with map services on gps's or smartphones. It is 43069 Kerr Dam Rd, Polson, MT 59860
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johnsteele1206
July 14, 2016|
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Response from flammond2010 |
which gate?
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johnsteele1206
July 13, 2016|
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signs posted say "gates close at sunset"
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