For thousands of years the valleys, prairies, mountains, and plateaus of the inland northwest have been home to the nimí·pu· (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.
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.
The Birds and the Beads
NEW! Check out our online exhibit that highlights birds in Nez Perce culture in honor of the Year of the Bird.
Last updated: January 30, 2019