A Park About a People for All People

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.

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For thousands of years, the Nez Perce lived freely in the vast open spaces of the Northwest, among its rivers, mountains and valleys.

Last updated: November 2, 2017

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Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715


(208) 843-7009

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