• 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

Support Your Park

There are various ways to support the park:

Bookstores. When you go into a National Park Service visitor center, often tucked away to one side is a book store run by the park's cooperating association. These non-profit organizations typically run the sales center and donate a portion of profits to the parks. They are important park partners and provide invaluable support for parks across the country.

At Nez Perce National Historical Park our partner is the Discover Your Northwest; at Big Hole National Battlefield, it is the Glacier National Park Conservancy. Both organizations provide thousands of dollars every year supporting publications, special events, and supplies. Help support our partners and become a member today!

Volunteer. Over the last few years, volunteers have contributed over hundreds of hours hours removing nonnative plant species, providing information to visitors, protecting the resources, and maintaining the trails.

Did You Know?

Josiah Redwolf, the last survivor of the 1877 Nez Perce War in 1968 with the Big Hole Superintendent. NPS Photo NEPE-HI-3044.

Josiah Red Wolf was five years old when the 1877 war began. His parents were killed at the Battle of Big Hole in Montana. He returned to Big Hole at the age of 91 to help dedicate the new visitor center in 1968.