• 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

Things To Know Before You Come

Nez Perce National Historical Park has sites that encompass ten thousand years of Nez Perce history and culture. Whether you plan to visit all thirty-eight sites or just drop in to the park's visitor centers, there are some things to consider when you plan you your trip. If there are questions and concerns that require more information than this website provides, please contact the park's visitor center at (208) 843-7001 for more information.

Did You Know?

Nez Perce male fishing from a canoe. NPS Photo NEPE-HI-783

The Nez Perce often travelled great distances to fish with family and friends. They fished as far away as present day Willamette Falls, near Oregon City as well as Celilo and Kettle Falls to the north.