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Bull River Valley Scenic Drive


  • Scenic Highway
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
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Mailing Address
Kootenai National Forest
12858 US Highway 2
Troy, MT 59935
All Year
Payment Methods
American Express, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Personal Check (In State), Personal Check (Out Of State), Visa
Special direction map

Special Directions

From Troy, follow US Highway 2 east 3 miles to the intersection with Montana 56. Turn south, and drive through the valley for 35 miles.