• 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

Fees & Reservations

There are no fees to visit any of the sites of Nez Perce National Historical Park. As of 2007 Big Hole National Battlefield stopped collecting entrance fees. Entrance to the battlefield is now free!

Reservations are needed for the group picnic area at the Spalding site in Spalding, Idaho. Tour and school groups who would like to interact with the park rangers also need to make a reservation. For Spalding, please call (208) 843-7010 and Big Hole at (406) 689-3151, ext. 1023.


Did You Know?

In June 2005, this buffalo hide tipi was put up for the first time in fifty years.

In the museum collection of Nez Perce National Historical Park is a magnificent buffalo hide tipi made of eighteen separate hides. This tipi is one of only a few that are know to survive from the mid-nineteenth century. It was donated by the Lawyer family.