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.
Summer Hours start May 12, 2013.
Did You Know?
Trails at Bear Paw Battlefield display metal stakes that mark important tipi, shelter pit, and rifle pit sites. These sites from the battle were designated by Nez Perce warriors who fought in 1877 and returned over 50 years later to preserve their history.