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Land of the Nez Perce Tour

Day 1

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM [5:00 hour(s)] Arrive in Lewiston

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel to Spalding

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Nez Perce National Historical Park

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel back to Lewiston

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM [2:00 hour(s)] Lewiston Area

Address: 111 Main St. # 120
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208) 743-3531
Fees: Free
Lewiston and its sister-city of Clarkston, Washington were named for the explorers Lewis and Clark. It has a seaport that leads to the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean.

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Dinner

7:00 PM - 12:00 PM [-7:00 hour(s)] Overnight in Lewiston

Day 2

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM [1:00 hour(s)] Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel time

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM [7:00 hour(s)] Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel time

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM [1:30 hour(s)] Free time in Lewiston

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Dinner

7:00 PM - 12:00 PM [-7:00 hour(s)] Overnight in Lewiston

Day 3

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM [1:00 hour(s)] Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM [0:45 hour(s)] Travel to Winchester

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM [1:15 hour(s)] Wolf Education and Research Center

518 Joseph Ave. Address: Winchester, ID 83555
Directions: 518 Joseph Avenue in Winchester
Phone: (208) 924-6960
Hours: Memorial Day - Labor Day, 9am-5pm daily. Guided Tours by reservation available year round
Fees: Admission to observation deck, $5 adults, $2 children 6-11, $10 Adults, $5 children 6-11 for guided tour, Children under 6 free
The largest wolf enclosure of its kind in North America allows visitors to learn about wolves in a natural setting.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel to Cottonwood

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Historical Museum at St. Gertrude

Address: 465 Keuterville Rd.
Cottonwood, ID 83522
Directions: 3 miles SW of Cottonwood on Keuterville Road Phone: (208) 962-2050 Hours: May-Sept., Tues.-Sat., 9:30am-4:30pm, Sun. 1:30-4:30; Oct.-Apr., Tues.-Sat., 9:30am-4:30pm Fees: Adults, $5, Children 7-17, $2, 6 and under free Artifacts that reflect the history of region and the sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude.

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Dog Bark Park

Address: 2421 Bus. Hwy. 95
Cottonwood, ID 83522
Directions: Hwy. 95 Business Loop at north entrance to Cottonwood
Phone: (208) 962-3647
Hours: Daily 11am - 4pm
Fees: Free
Toby, the world's largest beagle, is also the most unique bed & breakfast in Idaho at this dog-inspired gift shop.

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel to Grangeville

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Tolo Lake Mammoth Replica

Address: Hwy. 95 at Pine
Grangeville, ID 83530
Directions: Hwy. 95
Phone: (208) 983-0460
Fees: Free
The remains of six or seven mammoths were found near Tolo Lake – see a replica at Eimers Park.

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Travel to Riggins

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM [3:30 hour(s)] Raft the Salmon River or Enjoy Free Time in Riggins

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM [1:15 hour(s)] Dinner

8:15 PM - 12:00 PM [-8:-15 hour(s)] Best Western Salmon Rapids Lodge

Address: 1010 S. Main St.
Riggins, ID 83549
Directions: Three hours N. of Boise, two hours S. of Lewiston. Hwy. 95 inside Riggins city limits. On right from S., left from N. , at the confluence of the Little Salmon and Salmon Rivers
Phone: (208) 628-2743

Day 4

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM [1:00 hour(s)] Breakfast

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM [1:30 hour(s)] Travel to Kooskia

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM [1:00 hour(s)] Custom Bits & Spurs

Address: 319 Main St.
Stites, ID 83552
Directions: Northwest Passage Scenic Byway S.H.13 4 mi. south of Kooskia; 23 miles north of Grangeville; 12 miles from Kamiah on Hwy 12 to Hwy 13
Phone: (208) 926-7228
Hours: Hours vary by season or call for an appointment
Fees: Free
You can learn about the art of handmade custom bits and spurs, and buy western collectibles or tack at this cowboy gallery in Stites.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM [0:30 hour(s)] Travel to Kamiah

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM [0:30 hour(s)] Heart of the Monster

Address: 39063 Hwy. 95
Spalding, ID 83540
Phone: (208) 843-7001
The Heart of the Monster, signified by a large mound of earth beside the Clearwater River near Kamiah, is the place of creation in Ni Mii Pu (or Nez Perce) culture.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Lunch

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM [4:00 hour(s)] LewisClarkIdaho Road Tours

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Dinner

6:00 PM - 12:00 PM [-6:00 hour(s)] Konkolville Motel

Address: 2000 Konkolville Rd.
Orofino, ID 83544
Phone: (208) 476-5584

Day 5

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM [1:00 hour(s)] Breakfast

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM [3:00 hour(s)] Clearwater River Company's Fir Bluff Tepee Camp

Address: 29580 River Rd.
Lenore, ID 83541
Directions: Hwy. 12 along the Clearwater River
Phone: (208) 276-3199
Fees: Call
Experience Nez Perce and Lewis & Clark history at the Fir Bluff Tepee Camp

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM [1:00 hour(s)] Lunch

1:00 PM - 7:00 PM [6:00 hour(s)] Return Home!!

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