Leigh Lake Trail - Libby

Leigh Lake Trail #132 is a short, steep trail that is heavily used as an access point into the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. Mountain goats are often seen on the slopes above the lake. No camping is allowed at Leigh Lake. No motorized vehicles are permitted on this trail, and no vehicles are allowed within the wilderness boundary.

Length: 1.5 miles.

Heavy use

Difficulty: moderate

Trail Begins: End of Road 4786

Trail Ends: Leigh Lake

Area Map: Libby Ranger District Access Map

USGS Map1: Snowshoe Peak

Township 28N; Range 31W; Section 6


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Phone: 406-293-7773
Fax: 406-283-7531

From Libby, travel 7 miles south on US Highway 2. Turn right on the Bear Creek road and travel 3 miles to Cherry Creek Road 867. Turn right and follow for approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Leigh Creek Road 4786 and follow 2 miles to the trailhead.

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Bird Watching, Hiking, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Wildlife Viewing