A Park About a People for All People

Established in 1965 to tell the story of the Nez Perce (Nimiipuu) people. Spread out over four states, following the route of the 1877 conflict, this park offers something for everyone. The history and culture of the Nez Perce surrounds the park. Discover how the Nimiipuu adapted and today thrive continuing to preserve their culture.

Tipi poles are inserted to complete setup of the structure

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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.

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Mailing Address:

Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715


(208) 843-7009
Nez Perce National Historical Park Spalding Visitor Center

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