• 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


There is no camping available at Nez Perce National Historical Park and Big Hole National Battlefield. Federal, state and private campgrounds are available in the surrounding area.

Comprehensive information on camping opportunities on Federal lands in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington is available at Recreation.gov.


Information on state parks is available by clicking the link for the appropriate state:

Idaho State Parks
Montana State Parks
Oregon State Parks
Washington State Parks


Did You Know?

Salmon is an important part of the Nez Perce diet

Salmon is a sacred fish for the Nez Perce. It is sustained them for thousands of years and has shaped their culture and religion. Today the Nez Perce Tribe is playing a leading role in the restoration of wild Salmon runs in the Columbia River Plateau.