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?
During the Bear Paw Battle, Colonel Nelson A. Miles placed a 1.65" Hotchkiss gun on the cutbank hill (left of the tree)to shell the Nez Perce and lay siege to their camp area. Hotchkiss shell and fuse fragments were found on this site and are housed at the Blaine County Museum in Chinook, Montana.