Kootenai National Forest Continuation of Services During COVID-19 Pandemic

Contact(s): Willie Sykes

LIBBY, Mont. March 17, 2020The Kootenai National Forest is continuing our service to you while doing our part to address the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to protect our employees, we will be closing our front offices, effective, March 17, until further notice. If you would like to make an appointment with an employee or need assistance with visitor information or would like to purchase a map or wood permit over the phone and have it mailed to you, please contact your local Forest Service office below.

To assist, we are asking all visitors to self-assess using the following USDA provided questions:

  • Have you, someone living in your household, someone with you, someone you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for been diagnosed with COVID-19(Coronavirus) or had any contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
  • In the last 14 days, have you, someone living in your household, or someone with you have been in close or frequent contact with, or someone you are caring for returned from, or made a travel connection through a CDC Level 2 or Level 3 country or State Department Level 3 or Level 4 country, for example, China, Korea, Japan, the European Union, Iran?
  • Do you currently have, or have you had within the last 24 hours, any cold or flu symptoms, including a fever greater than 100.4, shortness of breath, body aches and coughing?

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘no’ please call the following numbers for assistance in obtaining entrance to the office. This may include setting up an appointment to enhance social distancing and minimize the number of visitors in our office at one time.


Kootenai National Forest

Supervisor’s Office

31374 US Hwy 2

Libby, MT 59923


Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Rexford/Fortine Ranger District

949 US Hwy 93 N

Eureka, MT 59917


Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Three Rivers Ranger District

12858 US Hwy 2

Troy, MT 59935


Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Libby Ranger District

12557 Hwy 37

Libby, MT 59923


Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Cabinet Ranger District

2693 MT Hwy 200

Trout Creek, MT 59874


Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm


If any of the answers to the questions is ‘yes’ we ask that you still please call the number above so we may see how we may assist your need through other means besides face-to-face.

We appreciate your patience and understanding as we all work together to minimize the impacts and spread of the COVID-19.





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