Big Hole National Battlefield, Montana Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

Big Hole National Battlefield is located on Highway 43 ten miles west of the town of Wisdom in southwestern Montana. Bear Paw Battlefield is located on Route 240 sixteen miles south of the town of Chinook in north-central Montana.

Phone

(406) 689-3155

Activities

HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, PICNICKING

Campground Reservations

Montana Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Montana Hiking Trails

Related Link(s)

More Montana Recreation Areas | Big Hole National Battlefield Official Website | Big Hole National Battlefield Map

On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.