Timberlane Campground group site is located along a forest creek and in an area thick with towering trees. Several hiking trails exist in the area. The group pavilion accommodates up to 100 people and is set up for reunions and receptions. Its a great place to enjoy the Kootenai National Forest.
The Timberlane group stie has a 20' x 20' shelter, with picnic tables, a grill, and one 15 amp electric plug in. If you need to power anything in excess of 15 amps, you will need to bring a generator. The site provides vault toilets.
Check in/out is at 12:00 noon
For more information, including combination and instructions to open the locked gate, contact the Libby Ranger District at 406-293-7773
The Timberlane campground and group site is located along Pipe Creek in the Kootenai National Forest of northwestern Montana. It lies in a mixed conifer forest at an elevation of about 2,600 feet. A variety of wildlife make its home in the area.
The area is historically significant, once a former habitat and hunting ground for the Kootenai Tribe. Certain parts of the forest remain sacred to the tribe, including a location on Pipe Creek that contains soft, multicolored stone, which was used to carve bowls for tobacco pipes used in ceremonies. Pipe Creek used to produce stones of several different colors.
Timberlane Campground is near the David Thompson Historic Route, the 67-mile Lake Koocanusa Scenic Byway and the Scenic Tour of the Kootenai River bike route.
The town of Libby is nearby, making the campground a perfect location for overnight stays during the wildly popular Logger Days, various car club events and Nordicfest.
Horseshoe pits, a volleyball court and a large, grassy play field are available at the campground. Pipe Creek allows visitors to enjoy fishing and swimming in the clear mountain water. The campground and picnic area are surrounded by a 1-mile hiking trail.
Visitors also enjoy scenic drives, biking and watching for wildlife along any of the roadways in the area. Pipe Creek Road heads deep into the surrounding forest.
Canoe Gulch RD 12557 MT Hwy. 37 LIBBY MT 59923-8212
For campground inquiries, please call: 406-293-7773
From Libby, Montana, cross the Kootenai River Bridge on Highway 37, go approximatley 1 mile and turn north onto Pipe Creek Road 68, which leads to the town of Yaak and Turner Mountain Ski Area. Travel 8 miles to the gate, which is approximately 1 mile past the community of Pipe Creek.