• 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


Sales center at Spalding Visitor Center, Nez Perce National Historical Park

Nez Perce branch of Discover Your Northwest sells a variety of merchandise related to the story of the Nez Perce.


Discover Your Northwest operates a sales center at the Spalding Visitor Center of Nez Perce National Historical Park. They sell books, Nez Perce music, children's literature and Pendelton blankets. There is an online bookstore available and items can be purchased over the phone with a credit card. Call (208) 843-7001 for more information.

Big Hole National Battlefield is served by the Glacier National Park Conservancy. Big Hole's emphasis is the war and historical works related to the region. They can be reached by telephone at (406) 689-3155, ext. 1022.

Did You Know?

The great Nez Perce rodeo rider Jackson Sundown on his horse, circa 1920. NPS photo NEPE-HI-1922

Horses came into Nez Perce country about the 1730s and the Nez Perce became well known for their large herds of fine horses. The Nez Perce practiced selective breeding to obtain the traits of intelligence, endurance, and speed.