• Nez Perce National Historical Park. Front Page banner photograph is of Heart of the Monster, an ancient place where the Nez Perce creation story originates. The secondary page photograph is of Nez Perce beadwork.

    Nez Perce

    National Historical Park ID,MT,OR,WA

Our Partners

Nez Perce National Historical Park has a host of partners across the region that provide advice and assistance in managing certain sites in the park. At every level, Tribal govenments, other federal agencies, and local institutions provide advice and assistance in preserving and protecting sites associated with the history and culture of the Nez Perce. Some of these partners include:

Nez Perce Tribe
Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Reservation
Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation

Clearwater National Forest
Nez Perce National Forest
Nez Perce Trail Foundation
North Central Idaho Travel Association
Northwest Passage Scenic Byway
Tamástslikt Cultural Institute

Did You Know?

Camas field in bloom at Packer Meadows at Lolo Pass.

Camas, a relative of the lily family, has been gathered by the Nez Perce for generations. The bulbs are rich in protein and are still prepared and blessed according to traditional practices.