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Alexander Mountain Trail


  • Glacier
  • National Forest Trail
Alexander Mountain Trail (270) offers a scenic overlook of Lake Koocanusa after 0.5 mile on the trail and is suitable for a short hike to the overlook or for a more rugged day hike. No restrooms or stock facilities are available. Developed camping and fishing are available at McGillvray Campground, 3 miles north of the trailhead. Length: 3.5 miles. Moderate use, moderate difficulty. Trail Begins: Road 228 Trail Ends: Fleetwood Point Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Alexander Mountain Township 31N; Range 29W; Section 21
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Mailing Address
Kootenai National Forest
12858 US Highway 2
Libby, MT 59923
Summer - Fall
Special direction map

Special Directions

From Libby, travel northeast 12 miles on Highway 37. Turn left onto Forest Development Road (FDR)#228 and travel for approximately 5 miles to the trailhead. There is adequate parking at the trailhead for several vehicles.