Schedule of 50th Anniversary of the National Trail System Events

In 2018, America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of our National Trails System.  The following is a list of events, exhibits, and presentations happening this year along the Trail.

New Poster Now Available:

A poster entitled “Remembering the 1877 War and Flight” which commemorates 140 years since the events of the summer of 1877 is now available at a number of locations along NPNHT.

NPNHT 30th Infographic

On October 6, 2016, the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) entered our 30th year as a National Historic Trail. 

Updated Nez Perce National Historic Trail Map Now Available

An updated map of the Nez Perce (Nee-Me-Poo) National Historic Trail (NPNHT) is now available for sale.

Nez Perce 2016 Postcards

These postcards feature several historical figures whose lives were impacted by the events of 1877.

Trail Ethics and Safety

This land is an important source of spiritual strength for all races of people including the Nez Perce. Its natural and historic sites should be left undisturbed by all who visit.

Coloring and Activity Book Available

Along the Nez Perce Trail - A Coloring and Activity Book is now available for sale.  It provides information about wildlife and the landscape along the NPNHT.

A Landscape of History Video

This beautifully produced video takes you on the 1,170-mile journey taken by the Nez Perce tribe in 1877. It highlights the need to preserve and interpret this landscape of history. 20 min.

“Reflections of 1877-The Legacy” Poster Available

The next installment in the NPNHT Annual Poster series is now available. Contact us at for a copy.

Tread Lightly! Introduces New Water Recreation Tips Brochure

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (August 9, 2013) – Tread Lightly! has released Sharing Our Water, the latest addition to their responsible recreation Quick Tip Brochures

Lessons Learned - Tick Safety

With warmer weather and the outdoor work and recreation season beginning, don't forget about tick safety!

Nez Perce National Historic Trail Educational Resources

Educators: A number of resources are available from the NPNHT, including a teacher’s guide, traveling educational trunk, DVDs, brochures, posters.


View Web links to government entities, associated trails, tribal sites, friends and partners, university, and others we thought you might enjoy.


Key Contacts

  • Sandra Broncheau-McFarland, Administrator  NPNHT
    North Fork Ranger District-Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest
    12730 Hwy 12
    Orofino, Idaho 83544
    (208) 476-8334
  • Roger Peterson, Public Affairs Specialist
    Building 26 Fort Missoula Road
    Missoula, MT 59804
    (406) 329-3540
  • Ryan Domsalla, CP Revision Coordinator
    Building 26 Fort Missoula Road
    Missoula, MT 59804
    (406) 329-3288
Nez Perce Creek, Yellowstone National Park

Images from the Trail, Summer 2010*