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Hornet Lookout

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Overview

Hornet Lookout provides guests with astounding 360-degree views of the surrounding terrain, including Glacier National Park and Kintla Lake on clear days. On some nights, the Northern Lights may be seen from the lookout. Visitors also enjoy access to a variety of recreational…

Fee Info

Reservations can be made one to 180 days in advance. The rental fee is $40 per night and there is a maximum stay of three consecutive nights with a total of seven days per calendar year.

Federal Pass discounts do not apply.

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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Features

For Campers

  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

1 Review of Hornet Lookout

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Evelyn M.
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2018

Hornet Lookout - rustic and secluded

This retired Lookout offers views of Glacier Park, Canadian mountain ranges, and most of the Flathead National Forest - on a clear day. We spent one night in the Lookout early this summer. The hike is short but steep and very rewarding. Since it is in National Forest and not in the park, we were…

  • Views from the top, albeit overcast.
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  • The exterior of the lookout, and our adorable dog.
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Hornet Lookout is located in Montana

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Directions

From Columbia Falls, take Nucleus Avenue north through Columbia Falls and turn east on Railroad Street. At the stop sign, the road becomes the North Fork Road. Continue on North Fork Road for about 45 miles and over the railroad overpass. Turn left (west) on Whale Creek Road 318 and drive 4 miles, then turn right on the narrow Hornet Road 9805 and go 5.2 miles to the trailhead of Hornet Trail 349. Hike about a mile to the lookout.

Coordinates

48.87777717 N
114.51166628 W

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