The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail (PNT) runs through the North Fork from the Polebridge area westbound along trails 3 and 26 to Mt. Locke where it drops off the Whitefish Divide into the Kootenai National Forest . . .
The U.S. Forest Service is seeking public input regarding a management plan for a 1,200-mile hiking trail that stretches from the Continental Divide to the Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail starts in Glacier National Park, passes through Northern Idaho and then ends in Olympic National Park in Washington.
While the trail has existed since the 1970s, Congress only approved legislation for the Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail in 2009, adding it to the National Trails System. Other designated trails include the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail.