Located in the northwest corner of Montana near Fortine is the Ten Lake Scenic Area of the Kootenai National Forest. It offers more than 89 miles of remote trails with backpacking and hiking opportunities through rugged terrain with spectacular mountain views. Many high mountain lakes offer fishing and scenic views. Mountains rise to elevations of more than 7,800 feet. High alpine mountains, clear mountain lakes, peaceful meandering trails, all combine to make this area a backpacker's dream.