Basic Information

A group of visitors looking at museum exhibits.
Come and explore the park's exhibits at the main visitor center at the Spalding Site.

National Park Service/Nez Perce NHP.

Welcome to Nez Perce National Historical Park. We are special place - a park about a people for all people. Established by an act of Congress in 1965, the park focuses on a people who live in a landscape that ancestors called home.

The story of the Nez Perce is told through thirty-eight sites scattered across four states - Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The park service administers nine of these sites. The Spalding Visitor Center is located ten miles east of Lewiston, Idaho on U.S. Highway 95.


10 miles East of Lewiston, ID on U.S. Highway 95

3 miles north of Lapwai, ID on U.S. Highway 95

Next to the Clearwater River

Visitor Center Hours: 

Open Seven days a week from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Sunday-Monday in December, January, and February, the Visitor Center is closed.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day

                  Winter  Spring  Summer  Fall  

Average Highs in °F: 43° 63°        85°     63°

Average Lows in °F: 30°      41° 57°     42°


No Entry Fee

Entrance Fees:

Last updated: April 4, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715


(208) 843-7009

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