• Big Hole National Battlefield, Wisdom Montana

    Big Hole

    National Battlefield Montana

Park Fun

A visit to Big Hole is not only educational, it can be a lot of fun. In the summer you can help the park rangers put up and take down our tipi. There are all kinds of animals to see including our moose. You can hike, you can put on type of clothing that the Nez Perce and Soldiers wore here in 1877.

There are plenty of things to touch and hold on our Visitor Center touch table.

Did You Know?

Tradition Cradleboard design of roses protected the child from evil spirits.

A Nez Perce cradleboard, or tee-kas, kept the baby safe and snug until he or she was ready to walk. Nez Perce parents believed that cradleboards gave children straight backs and legs and strong spirits. One-third of the Nez Perce involved in the 1877 War where young children.