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Kerr Dam

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Flathead River, Polson, MT
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A short little hike to a really neat spot!

Wasn't sure what to expect when we first pulled up. We followed the trail of stairs and were... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2016
Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan
Beautiful and Interesting!

Do walk the 350 steps down to see the dam. It is truly beautiful and very interesting. If you are... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2016
Sheila S
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Flathead River, Polson, MT

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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Wasn't sure what to expect when we first pulled up. We followed the trail of stairs and were pleasantly surprised at the views. This is a really neat spot!

1  Thank mmjahn207
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Do walk the 350 steps down to see the dam. It is truly beautiful and very interesting. If you are driving to the dam from Polson, look for a small white hand crafted sign that marks the turn. If you miss it, don't give up....More

Thank Sheila S
Reviewed August 3, 2016

We stopped here from Trip Advisor. Glad we did. Went to the overlook and drove down to the river level. It is only 5 miles out of town and turn on the right hand side. The sign does not say Kerr dam but county landfill....More

Thank jeaniemack
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Short hike down to get great view. Read history. Recently sold to Native Americans to operate. Easy gravel road to access. Maybe 30 min to fully see.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

This dam is off the beaten path. Once you reach the parking area you have quite a few stairs to walk down to the viewing platform. It's beautiful and peaceful.

Thank 770MCP
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Loved the little hike down to the viewpoint, and the interpretative signs. A must visit when you come through Polson.

1  Thank Antaresmss
Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Ok, I could have read the descriptions below, which clearly state: "Look for a sign to the Seli’š Ksanka Qlispe’ Project." Well, I didn't. And that's why we didn't find the dam :( Proper signs and getting there are part of the experience... not getting...More

Thank haraldfelgner
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Look for sign that reads: Selis Ksanka Qlispe Project All previous reviews are pretty spot on. Lots of stairs 300+, but very small rise. Vistas are some of the best around. Enjoyed the drive Orr

2  Thank Leigh A
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a major project employing over 1000 people (mostly Native Americans) during the 1930's. There are over 350ish steps down to the lookout area. Well worth the time -- it's actually taller than Niagra Falls. The water is various colors blues and greens --...More

2  Thank Christy B
Reviewed June 6, 2016

We stopped by at Kerr Dam on the way to Glacier National Park. It was a short ride from the highway into the Dam itself. The roads to the Dam itself are not marked clearly and we might have been lost if not for Google...More

1  Thank rizter
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July 14, 2016|
Response from flammond2010 |
which gate?
July 13, 2016|
Response from flammond2010 |
signs posted say "gates close at sunset"