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?
In September of 1805 Lewis and Clark crossed into Nez Perce country. A debate ensued among the Nez Perce. Should they assist these strangers or attack them? A female Nez Perce elder, Wetxuuwíis (Wet-k'hoo-wees)urged her people to do them no harm. Her words were heeded; the expedition was welcomed.