Libby Creek Gold Panning Area - Libby

Libby Creek Gold Panning Area is located in Kootenai National Forest. The parking area at the panning area is a small clearing adjacent to Libby Creek. Vaulted toilet and camping facilities are available. Pets are welcome, but they must be kept on leashes. Howard Lake Campground is located 1 mile south on Road 231.

No motorized or mechanized equipment, no sluices or rockers. Picks, shovels, buckets and pans are welcome

Township 27N, Range 31, Section 11

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

From Libby, travel 7 miles south on US Highway 2. Turn right onto Bear Creek Road 278 and continue for 15 miles to Libby Creek Road 231. Turn right and follow approximately 2 miles to the signed panning area.

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Bird Watching, Fishing, Hiking, Picnicking, Sightseeing, Tent Camping