Ranger Programs

Big Hole National Battlefield


Join us for one of our free ranger programs as we share the stories behind your National Battlefield. Programs are subject to change. Please check postings at the visitor center near Wisdom, MT for the most up to date schedule.
 
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BATTLEFIELD TOURS

Take a tour of the Big Hole National Battlefield with a ranger. Hikes will range from 1.2 to 2 miles round-trip. Insect repellent is highly recommended as mosquitoes are prevelent in the area.

 
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DECK TALKS

These half-hour long programs take place on the deck at the visitor center with a commanding view of the entire battlefield.

 
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SUMMER SPEAKER SERIES

Each summer Nez Perce tribal members and other cultural demonstrators share their knowledge with Big Hole National Battlefield visitors as part of the Summer Speaker Series. Presentations take place at the visitor center unless otherwise noted.

 
A park ranger talks to four visitors in front of wayside signs on a summer day.

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Bear Paw Battlefield

Rangers are available on site most days in the summer months to offer impromptu, guided tours of the Bear Paw Battlefield near Chinook, MT. Large groups and groups with special needs can call the lead ranger in advance at (406) 357-3130 to make arrangements for a tour.

 
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Nez Perce National Historical Park

Generally, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, rangers at the Nez Perce National Historical Park's visitor center in Spalding, Idaho provide walks and talks that include museum tours and tipi pitching demonstrations. Call (208) 843-7009 or email us for more details.

Last updated: December 27, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 237
Wisdom , MT 59761

Phone:

406 689-3155

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