Libby, Montana

Libby, Montana sits at the base of the Cabinet Mountains, in the heart of the 2.2 million acre Kootenai National Forest.   Located in the Northwest corner of Montana, Libby’s scenic beauty has drawn outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. Neighboring towns, Troy and “The Yaak”, share its rugged mountain scenery. The Libby, Troy, and Yaak area is host to 140 lakes, three major rivers, over 1,400 miles of trails, and hundreds of smaller rivers and streams. The three have become known for being a recreational paradise.


Approximately 12,000 people reside in Libby and the surrounding area.  Libby's breathtaking mountain views and endless recreational activies has made its land some of the most sought after real estate in Northwest Montana. The Libby residential real estate inventory has homes for every taste. From getaway cabins to custom log lodges on or off the grid. Traditional homes preserved and dating back to the early 1900’s as well as conventional newly constructed homes. To view Libby, Montana residential real estate please visit The A-Team's Residential Listings page. Vacant Land real estate can be viewed on the A-Team's Land Listings page.


Recreation starts in Libby’s own backyard with 4 definitive seasons providing year round recreation. Just 17 miles upstream from Libby stands the 442foot-tall Libby Dam. The dam holds back the 90 mile Lake Koocanusa. Flowing out of Lake Koocanusa is the Kootenai River, which runs though Libby offering Blue Ribbon Fishing.


Northwest of Libby resides Turner Ski Mountain. Standing at 5,952 feet elevation, Turner bares a 2,110-foot vertical rise. The mountain typically receives around 250’’ of snowfall a year. With a lift ticket price of $30 and 60% of the runs rated black diamond, Turner has been coined as “steep, deep, and cheap”. Above Libby on Shaughnessy Hill is the 18-hole Cabinet View Golf Course. Located in the shadow of the Cabinet Mountains the course is known for its breath taking mountains views and it’s challenging newly developed “back nine”.

 

Libby, MT hosts many festive year round events that draw spectators from all over the States.  Some of the larger events include: Logger Days, Ignite the Nites, Riverfront Blues Festival, Nordicfest, Festival of Trees, St. Patrick’s day, STOKR, Kootenai River Rodeo, and The Incredi-Bull Blowout.


Lodging near the town of Libby, MT ranges from Bed and Breakfast to AAA hotel.  If you’re the adventurous type, a wide variety of camping and cabin rentals are available.


Whatever your taste the Libby area has something for everyone. Skiing, Snowboarding, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Hunting, Snowmobiling, Flying, 4 wheeling, Golfing, Flying, the opportunities are boundless.

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