Howard Lake Campground

Kootenai National Forest

Howard Lake campground is located south of Libby on road 4779. The campground has 10 sites (3 pull thru's) including one host site with tables and fire rings.  Camground roads and parking spurs are gravel.  Amentities include vault toilets and swimming beach. There are 2 day use sites with fire rings and picnic tables near the beach area.

The camphost may close the gate to the campground each evening at 10:00 pm and open it again at 7:00 am. The gate closes for the season on December 1st and is opened again when access permits.

Howard Lake and Howard Creek were prospected and named after the Howard brothers, Alfred and Benjamin. These two were among some of the the earliest miners to file and work claims on Upper Libby Creek from 1885 to 1915 when at the age of 80 Benjamin died.

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