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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.

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Please enjoy this short video describing what is available when visiting our park's main visitor center.


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

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

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


No Entry Fee

Entrance Fees:

Last updated: September 21, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715


(208) 843-7001

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