A Park About A People For All People
For countless generations, the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce have lived among the rivers, canyons, prairies, and mountians of the inland northwest. Since the beginning of time, the Nez Perce have called this place home. Nez Perce National Historical Park offers a unique perspective of the American west - not from the Mississippi River looking west, but from an ancient homeland looking out.
Did You Know?
The Nez Perce made hunting bows from the horn of the Big Horn Sheep, an animal that is native to their homeland.