This drive provides a relaxing outing with a panorama of the Cabinet Mountains. Driving time should not exceed 1 hour in each direction. All roads are in good condition with paved surfaces. Upon arriving at the end of Highway 56, you may return to US 2 or continue to Idaho or Thompson Falls.
Length: 33 miles (one way) -- Township 31N, Range 33W, Section 20
Elevation: 2300 feet.
End: Return, or turn west to Idaho/east to Thompson Falls
Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map
USGS Map 1: Kootenai Falls
USGS Map 2: Crowell Mountain