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This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. Wisdom has a humid continental climate.

Entrance Fees:

Entrance Fees - $0.00

Big Hole is fee free! We do sell the Lifetime Senior Pass, the Annual Senior Pass, and the America the Beautiful Annual Pass, and issue the Access Pass to those that qualify.

Entrance Passes:

Entrance Passes - $0.00

There are no entrance fees to Big Hole National Battlefield or Bear Paw Battlefield. However, the we sell the Annual Senior Pass, the Lifetime Senior Pass, and the America the Beautiful Annual Pass, and issue the Access Pass to those that qualify at the Big Hole National Battlefield's visitor center.

Visitor Center at the Big Hole National Battlefield

The Visitor Center at the Big Hole National Battlefield is open seven days per week year round except for federal holidays October through February.

 

Big Hole National Battlefield is the site of unimaginable tragedy as well as a sacred site to the Nez Perce people. The events of August 9 & 10, 1877 will long be remembered by the world and it is our duty to tell the story of what happened here.

The 655 acre park has a visitor center with fully accessible exhibits, a 26 minute film and a place to get out of the weather and still see the park. We have four trails that radiate out of the lower parking lot to go to various parts of the park. Trail guides are available at the trail heads for $1.00.

In the summer plan on spending two hours in the park.

Last updated: October 27, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 237
Wisdom, MT 59761

Phone:

(406) 689-3155

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