Bear Paw Battle Commemoration
Saturday, October 05, 2013 - Saturday, October 05, 2013
The Nez Perce National Historical Park, Bear Paw Battlefield and Lapwai Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10933 commemorate the final battle with a traditional Pipe Ceremony. The commemoration takes place at the Bear Paw Battlefield and honors all those who fought and died in the Nez Perce War of 1877. The commemoration begins at approximately 10:00 am with the Pipe Ceremony and is open to the public.
Weather conditions vary greatly. Layered clothing and lawn chairs are recommended.
Please note that photographing or filming of the Pipe Ceremony is not allowed.
- American Heritage
Services And Amenities
- Educational Programs
- Interpretive Display
- Public Restroom
- Unescorted Tour
Bear Paw Battle Commemoration is held at the Bear Paw Battlefield, 16 miles south of Chinook on State Route 240. The Blaine County Museum (501 Indiana Street), the interim visitor center, is a good place to begin your visit. For additional information, call the battlefield Park Ranger at 406-357-3130.
Season / Hours Of Operation
- Event: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Battlefield: Daylight Hours All Year