Skyline Trail

Type: Backcountry
Length: 22.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (off pavement)
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Kootenai National Forest
State(s): Montana
Counties: Lincoln
Latitude: 48.54228
: -115.70008

The trailheads are located just off the West Fork of Quartz Creek Rd., 14 miles northwest of Libby and the junction of the Yaak River and Seventeen Mile Rds.


The trail and lookouts were at Arbo, Skyline, and Quartz Mountains were constructed for fire suppression

Additional Details

Width: 18 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 10%
Maximum Grade: 30%
Elevation Low Point: 2,700
Elevation High Point: 6,800
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Jon Jeresek
Kootenai National Forest
Libby Ranger District
12557 Hwy. 37
Libby , MT 59923
(406) 293-7773



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