"Planning is About the Future"
To anticipate the needs of the future, the National Park Service provides a variety of tools to deal with present challenges and what is on the horizon. Many of the park's planning documents are available in a digital format on this web page.
Did You Know?
In September of 1805 Lewis and Clark crossed into Nez Perce country. A debate ensued among the Nez Perce. Should they assist these strangers or attack them? A female Nez Perce elder, Wetxuuwíis (Wet-k'hoo-wees)urged her people to do them no harm. Her words were heeded; the expedition was welcomed.