Kootenai Falls and Swinging Bridge Posted July 1, 2021 kootenai falls 04 Bruce studies the information sign at our #1 attraction! kootenai falls 05 (1) Some of the information. kootenai falls 06 More information. kootenai falls 07 One of the native fish. kootenai falls 08 Another native fish. kootenai falls 09 We're going left. Just after seeing this, I slipped on loose pebbles and sprained my knee. kootenai falls 10 Kootenai Falls, one of the largest free-flowing waterfalls in the northwest. kootenai falls 11 The falls and surrounding area are considered sacred to the Kootenai Indians whose ancestors inhabited the region. kootenai falls 13 A forest trail leads from the highway parking lot down to the Swinging Bridge and makes a nice hike that is not too strenuous. kootenai falls 15 kootenai falls 14 Flowers on the path. kootenai falls 23 The Swinging Bridge. kootenai falls 17 Traffic on the bridge is one way. kootenai falls 22 Our turn. kootenai falls 18 kootenai falls 19 Building this bridge was quite an engineering feat. kootenai falls 20 I was intrigued by the size of the supporting structure. kootenai falls 21 I was intrigued by the size of the supporting structure. kootenai falls 24 Aperture: 2Camera: iPhone 12 Pro MaxIso: 20Orientation: 1 kootenai falls 25 Aperture: 2Camera: iPhone 12 Pro MaxIso: 20Orientation: 1 kootenai falls 26 Aperture: 2Camera: iPhone 12 Pro MaxIso: 20Orientation: 1 kootenai falls 27 It appears that The Swinging Bridge is taking over from the French bridge featuring the “Love padlocks”. kootenai falls 28 The French removed their lockd after the weight collapsed part of the railing. kootenai falls 29 The link below describes the problem with the Paris bridge. kootenai falls 12 "Hi" from Nowell.