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Things to do in Lake Koocanusa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Lake
“The lake is one of the main attractions. It is 50 miles long. Be sure to check out the rope swing in the bay that’s just down from the cabin. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Premise
“Take a Dam ride down the dam west side of the highway down the lake and you will get to the Libby Dam. It is very dam impressive. There is even a dam museum there. Make sure to take all the dam pictures you want. I suggest to take the east Lake Koocanusa Byway back so you see both sides of the lake. It’s a very nice dam drive. You will have a dam good day 😃”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“We are in the Rexford District of the Kootenai National Forest. In the Info Book in the cabin, there are extensive hiking trails that you can access.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Rent a pontoon boat for Lake Koocanusa. You can rent a small pontoon boat for 5 hours (we recommend the 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm range), with gas, for about $125. Beautiful lake, beautiful water, highly recommend this!”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
Natural Feature
“Little North Fork Falls is one of the more picturesque spots in the area. Just a short 45 minute drive from the cabin, it offers an easy hiking trail, as well as a parking area next to Big Creek. Big Creek has many US Forest Service dispersion sites where you can picnic, play in the creek, and fish.”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
Route
“Watch for horses,buggies and more horses. The cabin is nestled in the West Kootenai Amish community. There is aprox 400 ppl that live there. It’s a simple slow paced life. Please slow down for the horses and wave to the Amish. They are super nice people. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Natural Feature
  • 1 local recommends
Route
“Great Organic Produce Farm fresh Eggs Locally grown Meats Bakeries Beautiful Local Art & Crafts”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
  • 1 local recommends
Route
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Be sure to go to the Frontier Bar in Rexford Montana. You will find this bar very Montana like! The food is very good. ”
  • 2 locals recommend