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Kootenai River Scenic Drive

Libby Montana

Listing Type: Scenic Highway
City: Libby Montana
Region: Glacier Country

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This river is regulated by Libby Dam, which supplies water from 90-mile-long Lake Koocanusa. Besides offering a prime trout fishery, the river area affords viewing opportunities for eagles, osprey, deer, and mountain sheep. Three islands are located 2.5 miles down river from Libby that are used by ducks and geese during migrations. Located at Kootenai Falls are a picnic area, viewpoint, and an overpass access to a swinging bridge crossing the river.

Length: 48 miles (one way).Beginning: Junction of Highway 37 and FDR 228 .End: Idaho state line

Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map .USGS Map1: Alexander Mountain.USGS Map 2: Leonia

Directions: From Junction Highway 37 and FDR 228 to Idaho state line

Kootenai River Scenic Drive
Kootenai National Forest, Libby, MT 59923

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