An excellent day hike following the scenic Kootenai Creek. Cascades, small waterfalls, whitewater, clear pools and granite canyon walls are some of the features along this scenic trail. There is a popular rock climbing section near the bottom of the trail. Hikers can choose their out and back distance as the entire section is rewarding. The Kootenai lakes are 9 miles in.
To access the trail head, travel 1 mile north of the Stevensville junction on Highway 93. Turn west on North Kootenai Creek Road and continue 2 miles to the trailhead. There is ample parking and outhouses at the trailhead.
458-498 North Kootenai Creek Road, Stevensville, MT 59870, USA