Operating Hours & Seasons
Open daily with Summer hours from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Winter hours 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Battlefield Visitor Center is closed on Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day , Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day. The Battlefield itself is open from sunrise to sunset daily.
Winter Hours start November 10, 2013.
Did You Know?
Bear Paw Battleground, near present day Chinook, Montana, is one of the most significant sites associated with the Nez Perce campaign. It was the place where Chief Joseph gave his surrender speech, which stirred the nation.