• 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

Plan Your Visit

Where is the Information that I Need?
Pre-planning is important. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this website. Start with a copy of the visitor guide. We have directions, operating hours and things to do as well as other information you need to plan an exciting trip.

Thirty-Eight Sites in Four States
Nez Perce National Historical Park has thirty-eight sties spread across four states. It take some planning to experience this story. You can go to the park site page to get the low-down on what your schedule will allow.

Lodging and Camping
Nez Perce National Historical Park has thirty-eight sites spread over four states (Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington). The park does not operate any lodges or campgrounds. You can find information, though, on the visitor bureau websites for Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington:

North Central Idaho Travel Association
Montana
Oregon
Washington

Outdoor Activities
The park has several short hiking trails in several of the park's larger sites. Other outdoor activities are available in neighboring towns and public lands. The links above can help you find those opportunities.

Things to Know Before You Come
Learn how to get around, what weather to expect, what to do with your pet, and what's available in nearby communities.

Did You Know?

Lolo Trail, an ancient path to the plains of western Montana used by the Nez Perce, the Salish, and Lewis and Clark

Two National Historical Trails pass through Nez Perce National Historical Park, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historical Trail.