For thousands of years the valleys, prairies, mountains, and plateaus of the inland northwest have been home to the Nimiipuu or Nez Perce people. Extremely resilient they have adapted and survived the settling of the United States. Explore these places. Learn their stories.
A Park About a People for All People
Places to Go
Explore the array of sites that make up the Nez Perce National Historical Park.
Explore Our Virtual Museum Online!
This exhibit tells the Nimiipuu story through the objects they made and used over the past 10,000 years.
The Nez Perce Flight of 1877
In 1877, the non-treaty Nez Perce were forced on a 126-day journey that spanned over 1,170 miles and through four different states.
Last updated: January 13, 2018