Things To Do
Nez Perce National Historical Park offers a unique National Park experience. With thirty-eight sites in four states, the park encompasses sites that stretch across the traditional homeland of the Nimiipuu. There are activities at the parks visitor centers at Spalding, Big Hole National Battlefield, and Bear Paw Battlefield. There are also many other activities throughout the region. Join us in experiencing the story of the Nimiipuu.
If you need some ideas on what to do while you are here in Nez Perce country, we can give you some ideas with some outdoor and indoor activities as well as some insight into what else you can see in the Lewis-Clark Valley.
Bear Paw Battlefield is the last clash of arms between the Nez Perce fleeing the US Army in 1877. It's also the the eastern most site of the park.
Did You Know?
In 1994 the Idaho Fish and Game Department drained Tolo Lake, a site of Nez Perce National Historical Park, for a restoration project. In the lake bottom, six to eight Columbian mammoth skeletons were found. A replica skeleton is on display in Grangeville, Idaho