Big Hole National Battlefield preserves a Nez Perce War battlefield located in Montana, United States. The Nez Perce fought a delaying action against the 7th Infantry Regiment (United States) here on August 9 and 10, 1877, during their failed attempt to escape to Canada. This action, the Battle of the Big Hole, was the largest battle fought between the Nez Perce and U.S. Government forces in the five-month conflict known as the Nez Perce War. In 1992 the park was made a part of Nez Perce National Historical Park, which consists of 38 separate locations in five different states, following the flight of the Nez Perce tribe from the U.S. Cavalry.To visit Big Hole National Battlefield on your holiday in Wisdom, and find out what else Wisdom has to offer, use our Wisdom.
Big Hole National Battlefield is located on 1,010.61 acres (409 ha) (including 355 acres/144 ha privately held), 10 miles (16 km) west of Wisdom, Montana on Montana state highway 43. A year-round visitor center is located in the park.
Big Hole National Battlefield reviews
this is one of the national parks that are a must see if you are doing the passports stamps. it is not that big but it is very interesting more »
I am collecting Passport Stamps, therefore we visit lots of parks! Only 4 other visitors were there....but it was very cold! Park Ranger gave a talk before the film...very interesting! Film was... more »
I had no idea what had happened here. Very emotional place. Excellent visitor center. The volunteer on site was a pleasure to talk to. Everyone should stop here to understand how dark are history as a country was a times
The museum was very well done. If you take the little trail down to the camp, I'd recommend some mosquito repellent. I would recommend taking the walk, though. The interpretation is interesting and impactful.
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