Hunting on the Refuge
Hunting season has begun! Blind locations with GPS at bottom of hunting page.
All About Birds
Learn about some of the birds that make Kootenai NWR their home!
Butterfly or Moth?
Can you tell the difference between a butterfly or moth?
Butterfly vs. Moth
Biking at the Refuge
This spring, check out the unique bike racks our staff has created; moose, sturgeon, and fish!
Plan Your Visit
Story trail on Myrtle Falls trail. Funded by WREN, The Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation, Inc., USFWS, and Bonners Books. Share a nature story with your children as you hike up to the waterfall. Story will change throughout the year.
About the Complex
From the channeled scablands, to the mixed-conifer forests, and diverse wetlands three uniquely different refuges comprise the Inland Northwest Refuge Complex.
Kootenai is managed as part of the Inland Northwest NWR Complex.
Learn more about the complex
About the NWRS
The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.
Learn more about the NWRS
The striking cinnamon colored head and light-blue wing patch make this dabbling duck a delight to see!
Page Photo Credits Moose pair in wetland. © Annie Pflueger, Cinnamon Teal drake in flight. -©Stan Bousson, Western Meadowlark singing. -©Stan Bousson, Black-chinned Hummingbird. © Stan Bousson
Last Updated: Sep 12, 2016