You are responsible for knowing the park rules and regulations that help protect the unique cultural and natural resources of Nez Perce National Historical Park and Big Hole National Battlefield.
When driving around park sites, please obey posted speed limits. In congested areas please be aware of pedestrians in the roadways.
Please be aware of your fuel level. Many of the park's sites are located in sparsely populated rural areas, in particular Highway 12. If you have an opportunity to fuel up, please do. The next gas station may be over fifty miles away.
Please Dial 911 in an Emergency
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.