Koo-Koo-Sint Bighorn Sheep Viewing Site
This site offers visitors an excellent opportunity to see close-up views of bighorn sheep grazing in a meadow. The peak viewing months are November and December, but there's a good chance of seeing bighorns October through May. At Koo-koo-sint viewing site, six interpretive signs describe the natural history of bighorn sheep, their habitat, and the geology of this Clark Fork River valley.
At a Glance
|Restrictions:||Do not approach the wildlife. Please view our Visitor Guidelines.|
|Closest Towns:||Thompson Falls, Montana|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Information Center:||Plains/Thompson Falls Ranger District, 406-826-3821|
General InformationDirections: From Thompson Falls, travel east on state highway 200 for 8 miles. Viewing area is on north side of the highway.
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Viewing WildlifeThis area provides an excellent opportunity to observe bighorn sheep in the fall/winter/spring. Male clashing horns in October is especially spectacular.
|Species||bighorn sheep, elk, bald eagles, peregrine falcons|