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Leigh Lake Trail

Libby Montana

Listing Type: National Forest Trail
City: Libby Montana
Region: Glacier Country

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Leigh Lake Trail (132) is a short, steep trail that is heavily used as an access point into the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. Mountain goats are often seen on the slopes above the lake. No camping is allowed at Leigh Lake. No motorized vehicles are permitted on this trail, and no vehicles are allowed within the wilderness boundary.

Length: 1.5 miles. Heavy use, moderate difficulty

Trail Begins: End of Road 4786.Trail Ends: Leigh Lake

Area Map: Libby Ranger District Access Map .USGS Map1: Snowshoe Peak.Township 28N; Range 31W; Section 6

Directions: From Libby, travel 7 miles south on US Highway 2. Turn right on the Bear Creek road and travel 3 miles to Cherry Creek Road 867. Turn right and follow for approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Leigh Creek Road 4786 and follow 2 miles to the trailhead.

Leigh Lake Trail
Kootenai National Forest, Libby, MT 59923

  • Hiking
  • Walking
  • Sightseeing
  • Nature Area
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Picnicking
  • Bird Watching
  • Trail

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