Libby Dam Visitor Center is closed for the Winter, although viewpoints around the dam remain open.
Visitors are encouraged to #recreateresponsibly and know before you go.
This spring and summer, we do not expect to be able to give tours of the dam or have the visitor center open due to COVID, so visitors are encouraged to call ahead for the latest recorded info at 406-293-5577.
Free guided tours of Libby Dam and Powerhouse are offered daily Memorial Day to Labor Day, at 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, and 4:00pm. Tours are first come, first serve and last about 1 hour. Photo ID is Required for age 18 and over. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before tour starts. Tours start from the Visitor Center. Tours are available by appointment the rest of the year, please call (406) 293-5577 for more info.
Visitor Center Hours 9:30am-6pm daily Memorial Day to Labor Day. There is no charge for admission or for the tours. Allow about 30 minutes to view the family friendly displays and videos and visit the gift shop.
The Souse Gulch Boat Ramp onto Lake Koocanusa, parking area and viewpoints are open year round, weather permitting.
During the Fall, Winter and Spring, you can call ahead to access the Visitor Center by appointment. (406) 293-5577.
Run by the US Army Corps of Engineers, The Libby Dam Visitor Center has new exhibits and displays for all ages to enjoy and learn about the daily delicate balancing act between competing water uses including flood damage control, hydropower production, fish, wildlife and cultural resources management and recreation, as well as the needs of other dams and communities both upstream and downstream of the dam.
There are also three large shelters available for group picnics. Each shelter has 4 tables, 2 cooking grills, 2 sinks with running water and electricity. Shelter reservations can be made in advance by calling the Visitor Center at (406) 293-5577, otherwise shelter use is first-come, first-served.