Operating Hours & Seasons

The visitor center for Nez Perce National Historical Park at Spalding, Idaho, is open from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm, Tuesday - Saturday. It is closed Sunday-Monday.

The visitor center is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.


The Visitor Center at Big Hole National Battlefield in Wisdom, Montana is open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Wednesday - Sunday. It is closed Monday-Tuesday. Call the park for current conditions - 406-689-3155.

The visitor center is closed Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's, Martin Luther King Day, and President's Day.


Bear Paw Battlefield is open year round from dawn to dusk. The Blaine County Museum in Chinook has exhibits and an audiovisual program on the battle at Bear Paw. In the summer the museum is open daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. They are closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00 pm. For the remainder of the year, it is open on weekdays from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. They are closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.

Last updated: March 16, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Nez Perce National Historical Park
39063 US Hwy 95

Lapwai, ID 83540-9715

Phone:

(208) 843-7001

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