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?
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.