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This park has 38 separate sites spanning four states, all dedicated to preserving the history and culture of the Nez Perce Indian Nation. The park includes the Nez Perce National Historic Trail, a portion of the Lewis and Clark Trail and the White...more
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The Nez Perce National Historical Park is spread out over 38 sites in 4 states. We only visited the park headquarters in Spalding, Idaho which contains a visitor center and museum, and hiking trails. The museum is small, but informative. A film about the Nez...More
Every tribe’s artwork is very unique. The local tribes in the Nez Perce area are beautiful and much different than styles from my own tribe. The displays include quillwork too. This is only one of many sites to see. The National Park service offers a...More
There's free maps, lots of fancy books in the gift shop, and the ranger I spoke with was really knowledgeable. There's a small gallery and a 15-minute video on preserving the language that's informative and moving.
Really enjoyed the 23 min. video they have on the Nez Perce. Learned a lot! Museum was very interesting with a lot of artifacts, well labeled. We came back a second day, to a demonstration of native flutes. The man giving demonstration was very interesting,...More
We didn't know what to expect when we came to this site. We had done a little of our homework and knew that this visitor's center covered the history of a people that had a very long history and whose influence covered huge areas of...More
Nez Perce NHP has 38 sites scattered among 4 states. I visited a few of them on my Idaho trip. One site I have reviewed already, but here are the rest. The best place to start is the visitor center at Spalding. I had visited...More
This review pertains specifically to the Spalding site, about ten miles east of Lewiston, ID. It seems a little silly that dozens of sites across hundreds of miles and four states are lumped together under one park name. Seems a recipe for confusion.
1st Roger the Ranger was a most informed fella. He knew his Nez Perce 'everything’! Mind opening. Visitor center is equipped well enuff & gettin upgraded, altho enjoyable as is now. May was gorgeous weather too. There’s a lot to learn of native Americans. Here...More