• 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?

Josiah Redwolf, the last survivor of the 1877 Nez Perce War in 1968 with the Big Hole Superintendent. NPS Photo NEPE-HI-3044.

Josiah Red Wolf was five years old when the 1877 war began. His parents were killed at the Battle of Big Hole in Montana. He returned to Big Hole at the age of 91 to help dedicate the new visitor center in 1968.