Nez Percé National Historical Park

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Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Nez Percé National Historical Park:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Nez Perce National Historical Park

Address:39063 US Hwy 95
Spalding, ID 83540

Phone:208-843-2261
Fax:208-843-2817
Web: www.nps.gov/nepe/
Size: 2,495 acres.
Established: Authorized on May 15, 1965.
Location:Park includes 38 sites located in north-central Washington, northeast Oregon, north-central Idaho, and western Montana. Headquarters is located in Spalding, Idaho, 11 miles east of Lewiston.
Facilities:Picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Hiking, auto touring, fishing, swimming, cross-country skiing, ranger-led programs.
Special Features:The history and culture of the Nez Perce Indian country are preserved, commemorated, and interpreted here. Of the park's original 24 sites, and the 14 additional sites added in 1992, the National Park Service owns 9 of the properties, including Big Hole National Battlefield (see separate entry for description) and Bear Paw Battlefield. Other properties are managed through cooperative agreements. Park includes a number of sites that Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark passed through or camped at on their journey across western Montana and central Idaho.

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References in periodicals archive ?
Weippe Prairie and Lewis and Clark's canoe camp are two of the 38 sites scattered across Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Montana that constitute Nez Perce National Historical Park.
The story is recounted at Nez Perce National Historical Park, which has its headquarters at Spalding, Idaho, on the western edge of the reservation.
The history and culture of the Nez Perce are represented at Nez Perce National Historical Park, P.