One of Libby's most ICONIC trails, Leigh Lake Trail #132 is a short, steep trail that is heavily used as an access point into the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness. You will see some very beautiful sites. Craters, a lake, mountain ranges and of course wildlife. Mountain goats are often seen on the slopes above the lake. No camping is allowed at Leigh Lake. No motorized vehicles are permitted on this trail, and no vehicles are allowed within the wilderness boundary.
From Libby, drive south on Highway 2 towards Glacier National Park for about 8 miles to the Big Cherry Creek Road #278. Turn right (west) for three miles to FR#867. Turn right (west) for about 5 miles to FR #4786. Drive up 4786 for about 2 miles to the trailhead. Notice along this last stretch of road, that there is pull off to the left to a very primitive campsite. If it’s occupied, you can camp at the parking area.