Bearing Witness

On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.

students in a tepee practice a skill with a cultural demonstrator during Coyote Camp

Education Programs for School Groups

Schedule a ranger program for your students! Reservations are now being accepted for Big Hole's premier education program, Coyote Camp.

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 237
Wisdom, MT 59761


(406) 689-3155

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