The events of 1877, as one Nez Perce elder suggests, can be remembered as "our people's painful and tragic encounter with 'Manifest Destiny.'" When the Nez Perce reservation was reduced to one-tenth its original size, even those who refused to sign the 1863 Treaty were evicted from their homeland and moved onto the new reservation.
Explore a map of the Flight of 1877
Explore all the Flight of 1877 sites that make up Nez Perce National Historical Park on the interactive map below. Click the arrows to move through the flight in chronological order. To learn more information about the site, click the images at the bottom of the map or a number on the map. Zoom in to see a site or area more clearly.