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Scenic Highway Kootenai River Scenic Drive
Overview Service & Activities
Overview Service & Activities
About This river is regulated by Libby Dam, which supplies water from 90-mile-long Lake Koocanusa. Besides offering a prime trout fishery, the river area affords viewing opportunities for eagles, osprey, deer, and mountain sheep. Three islands are located 2.5 miles down river from Libby that are used by ducks and geese during migrations. Located at Kootenai Falls are a picnic area, viewpoint, and an overpass access to a swinging bridge crossing the river. Boat ramp at Osprey Landing and Libby Riverside Park. Length: 48 miles (one way) Beginning: Junction of Highway 37 and FDR 228 End: Idaho state line Area Map: Kootenai National Forest Visitors Map USGS Map1: Alexander Mountain USGS Map 2: Leonia
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MAILING ADDRESS 12557 MT Highway 37
Libby, MT 59923
CONTACT 406-293-7773
FAX 406-283-7531
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SEASON All Year
SPECIAL DIRECTIONS From Junction Highway 37 and FDR 228 to Idaho state line. Also accessible from Fisher River Road to Libby by the haul Road on the south side of river.
SERVICES Boat Launch Public Restroom
ACTIVITIES Boating Wildlife Viewing

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