b"Boundary CountryBonners Ferry, Clark Fork and NaplesTheItalianswholaiddownthisareasstretchofrailway paid homage to their homeland by naming the small town [2]Naples . Home to a unique, old time General Store, Naples is just north of [1]McArthur Lake Reservoir . In the winter, peoplefromalloverthenationheadhereforworld-classCreston, B.C. 3snowmobiling. This 46 mile-wide strip of natural beauty borders not only21 CanadaCanada to the north, but Montana to the east and WashingtonPorthill [ 6 ] EastportKootenaito the west. The impressive Selkirk Mountain range dominatesRiver 1the western side of the county, and the sharp-peaked CabinetCopelandMountains indent the eastern border.Northeast of BonnersMontanaIdahoFerry, the Purcell Mountain range majestically rise into Canada.Smith Creek [ 5 ]Wildlife roam in the treed hillsides of the National Forest lands, offering unlimited recreational opportunities. 18 Moyie[3] BonnersFerry ,nestledbetweentheSelkirkandWestside 95 RiverCabinet Mountains on the banks of the Kootenai River, wasRoad 34first utilized by the white man as a camping site in 1859.WhenKOOTENAI NAT'L [ 7 ] MOYIE BRIDGEgold was discovered in the East Kootenays of British ColumbiaWILDLIFE REFUGE [ 4 ] [ 3 ]in 1863, thousands of prospectors surged northward via theSnow CreekWildhorse Trail. Edwin Bonner, an enterprising merchant fromBonners Ferry Moyie SpringsWalla Walla, Wash., established a ferry in 1864 where the trailROMAN NOSE Naples 2crossed the broad Kootenai River. The present city of BonnersKootenai[ 2 ] RiverFerry was created in 1899, most of it is still perched on stilts toSnowmobilingavoid seasonal spring floods.Bonners Ferry was awarded theTrailhead [ 1 ]moniker of Most Friendly Town in Idaho voted by tourists thatMcArthur dary C otraveled to all of the states counties.Lake u n u nTry your luck at the Kootenai Casino and enjoy the dining,o tyB lodging and shopping options of the town.Bonners Ferry alsoPack Nhas a golf course, micro brewery, public swimming pool, and aRiver Troymuseum. Hiking, biking, wildlife viewing, hunting, 4-wheelingO 2nand camping abound.eR d [ 8 ]aT ohThe[4]KootenaiWildlifeRefuge ,openyearround,SCHWEITZER 95provides a refuge for waterfowl and wild animals, and is locatedMOUNTAINjust west of Bonners Ferry.Check out the Myrtle Creek waterfall,RESORT [ 12 ]a short distance from the headquarters building. Back on HwySandpoint Bull LakeHopeDAVID THOMPSON [ 9 ]LOCAL FACTS. Pend Oreille 200 GAME PRESERVE ROSS CREEK 56River CEDARSPopulation: 11,948 Elevation at Bonners Ferry: 1,780 Clark Fork SCENIC AREAHighest Point: 7,669, Big Fisher Ridge [ 11 ] [ 10 ]Pend Oreille LakeLake Pend Oreille: 1225 ft. deep CABINET GORGE DAMClark ForkBoundary is the only county in the United States that is boundedRiverby two states and a foreign country.NOXONRESERVOIR8 Majestic North Idaho|www.northidaho.org"