• 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

Pets

Pets are often seen as members of the family and are brought on vacation. Unfortunately, with the exception of service animals, pets are prohibited in the visitor centers.

For the trails at Nez Perce National Historical Park, dogs are allowed, but they must be on a leash at all times. Dogs are probibited on the trails at Big Hole National Battlefield and Bear Paw battlefield.

Where pets are allowed, they must be on a leash at all times.

Did You Know?

Tolo Lake

For centuries the Nez Perce used Tolo Lake or Tepalewam as a gathering place. In June, 1877 the Wallowa Nez Perce paused here before their final move to the Reservation. Brooding over past injustices, warriors raided homes on the Salmon River, precipitating events that would trigger the 1877 War.