Olney is located between Whitefish and Eureka Montana, sitting in the heart of the Kootenai National Forest. The surrounding wilderness includes many ranger stations, cabins and lookouts maintained by the U.S. Forest Service.

Olney is surrounded by mountains and forests, providing ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. The community is situated near several lakes, including Spoon Lake, Bootjack Lake, and Campbell Lake, which offer fishing, boating, and other water sports. The area is also popular for hiking, camping, and hunting.

Olney is a quiet and peaceful community that is ideal for those who enjoy the outdoors and a slower pace of life. It is a great place to live or visit if you are looking for a tranquil setting that is close to nature and away from the hustle and bustle of city life.