Haugan, Montana - Skiing, Hiking, Hunting, Biking, Fishing & More!
By Monica Bourgeau, Business Coaching
Haugan is about five miles from the Idaho border. The town was named for H. G. Haugan, land commissioner and comptroller for the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad. Haugan was established and maintained as a pusher station for trains ascending the Coeur d'Alene Mountain grade. (from Cheney's Names on the Face of Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company) Today, the area offers plenty of outdoor sporting opportunities, including big game hunting, hiking, biking, fishing, and horseback riding. At the historic Savenac Nursery, visitors can learn the story of how millions of trees changed the future of our national forests. Established in 1907, Savenac was once one of the largest US Forest Service tree nurseries in the United States, producing 12 million seedlings annually t...