Northwest Montana Travel Region

Troy, Montana

The small town Troy is located in Northwest Montana 15 miles west of Libby and approximately 110 miles west of Kalispell on US Highway 2. Nestled between the banks of the Kootenai River and rugged mountains there is ample opportunity for outdoor recreation such as fishing, hunting, hiking, biking and snowmobiling.

Getting to Troy
Road
Main routes in are US 2, MT 56. Closest Interstate is I-90 to the south.
Air
Glacier Park International Airport near Kalispell. Services include Big Sky Airlines, Delta Airlines, Horizon Airlines, Northwest Airlines and Holman Aviation (private charters).
Rail
The daily Amtrak passenger service the Empire Builder runs between Seattle/Portland and Chicago. Nearby depot is in Whitefish (11 miles north of Kalispell). Toll-free: 1-800-862-7245; TDD/TTY: 1-800-523-6590.

VISITOR INFORMATION

Chamber of Commerce

Troy Chamber of Commerce. PO Box 3005, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-1064.

City Information

City of Troy. 301 E. Kootenai Avenue, Troy, MT. Phone: 406-295-4151. E-mail

Commercial Web Sites

Glacier Country Montana. Toll-free: 1-800-338-5072.

Travel MT

Forest Ranger

Three Rivers Ranger District, Troy Ranger Station. Kootenai National Forest: 12858 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4693; Fax: 406-295-7410.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Bed and Breakfast

Double J Bed and Breakfast. 16995 Highway 2 E, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4617 or 406-249-8935.

Swanson Lodge. 1021 Swanson Lodge Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4555; Fax: 406-295-8909.

Cabins and Cottages

Kootenai River Campground. 11251 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4090. E-mail

Kootenai River Outfitters. 1604 Highway 2 E, PO Box 775, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-9444; Toll-free: 1-800-537-8288.

Swanson Lodge. 1021 Swanson Lodge Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4555; Fax: 406-295-8909.

Troy Montana Log Cabins. 865 Highway 2 W, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-5810. E-mail

Campgrounds and RV Parks

Kootenai National Forest: Three Rivers Ranger District, Troy Ranger Station: 12858 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4693; Fax: 406-295-7410.

Bull Lake Area Campgrounds

  • Bad Medicine Campground: Located at the south end of Bull Lake 25 miles south of Troy on Highway 56. 18 sites with 1 host site each with picnic table and fire ring, RV's up to 32 feet, potable water, vault toilets and a fully developed boat ramp with dock. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 2,367 feet. GPS: 48.15434; -115.86945.
  • Dorr Skeels Campground: Located on Highway 56, 13 miles south of Troy. 8 campsites with 1 host site each with picnic table and fire ring, 2 RV sites, potable water, vault toilets, swimming area with beach and a fully developed boat ramp with dock. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 2,344 feet. GPS: 48.26762; -115.85418.
  • Spar Lake Campground: Located 2 miles east of Troy then 17 miles south on Lake Creek Road 384. 13 sites with 1 host site each with picnic table and fire ring, RV's up to 28 feet, potable water, vault toilets and access to Spar Lake via a boat ramp developed for small boats. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 3,300 feet. GPS: 48.27004; -115.95413.
  • Yaak River Campground: Located 7 miles northwest of Troy. 44 sites including 1 host site each with picnic tables and fire rings, RV's up to 32 feet, potable water, vault toilets and access to the Yaak River. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 1,846 feet. GPS: 48.5605; -115.97424.

Yaak River Area Campgrounds

  • Caribou Campground: Located on Forest Road 92 north of Troy. 3 sites with picnic table and fire ring, vault toilet and no water. Nearest towns are Yaak and Troy. Elevation: 3,644 feet. GPS: 48.948736; 115.503878.
  • Kilbrennan Lake Campground: Located on Kilbrennen Lake road 2394 northwest of Troy. 7 sites with picnic table and fire ring, vault toilet and no water. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 2,910 feet. GPS: 48.596379; 115.888144.
  • Pete Creek Campground: Located on Yaak Highway 508 northwest of Troy. 13 sites with 1 host site each with picnic table and fire ring, potable water, vault toilets and access to the Yaak River. Nearest towns are Yaak and Troy. Elevation: 2,966 feet. GPS: 48.830153; 115.7666.
  • Red Top Campground: Located on Highway 508 northwest of Troy. 3 sites each with picnic table and fire ring, vault toilet and no water. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 2,837 feet. GPS: 48.760969; 115.918169.
  • Whitetail Campground: Located on Yaak Highway 508 north of Troy. 12 sites with 1 host site each with picnic table and fire ring, potable water, vault toilets, and an undeveloped access for small packable boats to the Yaak River. Nearest towns are Yaak and Troy. Elevation: 2,913 feet. GPS: 48.827794; 115.815261.
  • Yaak Falls Campground: Located on Yaak Highway 508 16 miles northwest of Troy. 7 sites each with picnic table and fire ring, vault toilet and no water. Nearest town is Troy. Elevation: 2,414 feet. GPS: 48.644822; 115.885731.

Kootenai River Campground. 11251 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4090. E-mail

Hotels, Motels, Inns and Lodges

Yaak River Lodge. 27744 Yaak River Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-5463. E-mail

FOOD AND BEVERAGE

Coffee Houses

Main Street Perk. 509 Missoula Avenue, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-7375.

Restaurants and Cafes

Little Joe's. 9623 Bull Lake Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-6058.

Silver Spur Restaurant. 120 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-2033.

Trojan Lanes. 608 Missoula Avenue, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 509-295-5024.

Yaak River Tavern & Mercantile. 29238 Yaak River Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4706.

ACTIVITIES

Bowling

Trojan Lanes. 608 Missoula Avenue, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 509-295-5024.

Guides and Outfitters

Kootenai River Outfitters. 1604 Highway 2 E, PO Box 775, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-9444; Toll-free: 1-800-537-8288.

Linehan Outfitting Company. 482 Upper Ford Road, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4872; Toll-free: 1-800-596-0034. E-mail

Outdoor Recreation

Three Rivers Ranger District, Troy Ranger Station. Kootenai National Forest: 12858 Highway 2, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4693; Fax: 406-295-7410.

The Bull Lake area has trails for hiking and biking including interpretive trails, historic trails and nature trails. Snow activities are found in the Yaak Area and feature cross country ski trails. River and stream fishing is a popular past time. Be sure to visit the Ross Creek Scenic Area to view the Western Red Cedars, enjoy a picnic or take a short hike on the self-guided nature trail forming a loop.

Snowmobiling

Troy Snowmobile Club. PO Box 1002, Troy, MT 59935. Phone: 406-295-4322.

ATTRACTIONS

Farmers Market

Troy Farmers Market
Located in the parking lot for the Museum in Troy every Friday afternoon.

Parks and Gardens

Kootenai Falls & Swinging Bridge
Located between Libby and Troy off Highway 2 near mile marker 21 Kootenai Falls is the largest undammed falls in Montana where the falls can be reached via a mile hike from the parking area. Downstream from the falls is the swinging bridge which was featured in the movie The River Wild.

Roosevelt Park
Located along the Kootenai River near the Troy Bridge, Roosevelt Park offers a fishing pond, boat launch, children's playground, basketball court, soccer field, 3 baseball fields, picnic tables, barbeque area and the Osprey Pavilion. The Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration is also held here. One yurt on the bank of the river is available to rent year-round.

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