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Kootenai Falls Swinging Bridge

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Address: US Hwy 2 between Libby and Troy, Libby, MT
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Must see in Northwest Montana

A real suspended foot bridge over the beautiful Kootenai River. The short hike also takes you to the Kootenai Falls which is spectacular! Other hikes nearby include the Old Hwy... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Libby, Montana
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Libby, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A real suspended foot bridge over the beautiful Kootenai River. The short hike also takes you to the Kootenai Falls which is spectacular! Other hikes nearby include the Old Hwy 2/Shannon (accessible through Hwy 2 or Hwy 56) Lake trail and the Ross Creek Cedars (Hwy 56).

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Helena, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Long walk. Be careful of stumps. Worth the walk. Beatiful falls. Beautiful bridge, though too high for me.

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Parker, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

now that i have your attention! - the mrs & i spent a week in the libby mt area - this was a great central location for seeing a lot of stuff - the kootenai falls swinging bridge is a fabulous area with beautiful scenery, roaring water, oh and a big honkin' swinging bridge - it's worth the drive to... More 

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the most outstanding fun thing to do...you need to be up for a little hike...not sure about little kiddos...

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Libby, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The swinging Bridge is very safe but still gives you a thrill when you cross over. The view from here is magnificant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I hiked around the falls area and over to the bridge. It is suspended by cables so when you walk across, keep in mind you will bounce up and down! It goes right over the river and the views are amazing. It was very wet and muddy when we went so wear good hiking boots. The trail... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the stop even though we were in a hurry to get to our hotel. Nice options for lots of different hikes.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The payoff is great for this very easy hike. The trailhead is located about 11 miles west of Libby on the right. There are composting toilets and a kiosk that sells snacks (I don’t know what the hours of the kiosk are). Hiking boots help, but you should be able to hike in athletic shoes. The first 1/10th mile of... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Living in AZ it is always a treat to be near water. The fast flowing river, the falls and the bridge were well worth the short hike down. Even on a rainy day.

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We we taking a scenic loop from Kalispell to Missoula. My wife had read about the falls in a Montana vacation booklet we received prior to our trip. We looked on google to make sure we knew the general location. If there had not been a parking lot full of cars along the roadside, we may have missed it. It... More 

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