Ski and Snowshoe at the Refuge!
Grab your skis and snowshoes and explore the auto tour road and and one of the four trails! *no off trail exploration allowed*
All About Birds
Learn about some of the birds that make Kootenai NWR their home!
Where is the Moose?
Find out the best time of day to see a moose and other mammals that roam the refuge!
Bats, bats everywhere!
Several species of bats live on the refuge, learn more about these creatures of the night!
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 Cinnamon Teal drake in flight. -©Stan Bousson, Western Meadowlark singing. -©Stan Bousson, Black-chinned Hummingbird. © Stan Bousson, Elk in winter. -© Steve Jamsa, Cross country skiing. © Dorey Rowland
Last Updated: Jan 19, 2017