Check out Bonners Ferry, Idaho, which has evolved from a logging town to a visitor-friendly hikers’ haven. In Bonners Ferry, you’ll find some of the best scenery and recreation in the United States, plus a community-wide determination to preserve the town’s small, quaint atmosphere.
PHOTO: TIM CADY
Bonners Ferry, Idaho, sits on the northern stretch of the Kootenai River. The local Kootenai Valley Resource Initiative is a leader in watershed preservation and has worked to clean up the river and its tributaries.