Operating Hours & Seasons

The Battlefields

Big Hole and Bear Paw Battlefields are open from sunrise to sunset daily year-round. Seasonal and temporary closures are listed by location below.

A building with a pay phone and bench out front.
Big Hole National Battlefield Visitor Center

Big Hole National Battlefield Visitor Center

The visitor center is open daily year-round except for on federal holidays October through February.
Summer Hours: 9am to 5pm.
Winter Hours: 10am to 5pm. We open an hour late in the winter to allow time for snow removal from roads, parking lots, and sidewalks.


Big Hole Lower Parking Lot Road

The road leading to the lower parking lot and trail-heads at the Big Hole National Battlefield is closed to vehicles each winter, but remains open for use by snow-showers & cross country skiers. Open and closure dates vary year to year depending on snow-pack. The road to the visitor center remains open to vehicles year-round.

Last updated: October 27, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 237
Wisdom, MT 59761


(406) 689-3155

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