b"Boundary CountryBonners Ferry, Clark Fork and NaplesTheItalianswholaiddownthisareasstretchofrailway paid homage to their homeland by naming the small town Naples . Home to a unique, old time General Store, Naples is just north of 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 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 ohTheKootenaiWildlifeRefuge ,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"