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Barron Creek Boating Site Campground

Contact Info
Kootenai National Forest
2693 Highway 200
Trout Creek, MT

Phone :
2500 feet


Barron Creek is located on the west side of 90-mile-long Lake Koocanusa (KOOtenai/CANada/USA--coo/can/oosa), approximately 28 miles northeast of Libby and 34 miles south of Canada. Set in an open meadow atmosphere, it is surrounded by National Forest and is adjacent to one of the best known kokanee salmon fisheries in the northwest.



Open year round
2500 feet
More Site Details
Max RV Length:
32 feet
Additional Details

Boat ramp for small boats, fishing access. Traveling to the Barron Creek area will take recreators along Road 228 which is part of the Lake Koocanusa Scenic Byway loop. The lake area is prime habitat for wildlife viewing; whitetail deer, bighorn sheep, black bear, and eagles.

In case of emergency contact the Campground Hosts at McGillivray Recreation Area, located approximately 2 miles to the south. Medical/dental/optical services are available in Libby, which is a full-service town. St. John''s Lutheran Hospital offers 24-hour emergency care and is a fully staffed, 26-bed facility.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

From Libby, travel 13 miles northeast on Highway 37. Turn left onto Forest Development Road 228 and continue for 15 miles to the site.

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