Nez Perce National Forest was named for the Nez Perce Indians
, who once roamed an area that included the 2 million rugged acres of the present national forest.
The forest contains all of the Gospel-Hump Wilderness and portions of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness, Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Hells Canyon Wilderness, and Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.
Headquarters in Grangeville are located at the junction of State Hwy 13 and Forest Hwy 17. Hours are 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The office is open the same hours on weekends from June through August.
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Rt 2 Box 475, Grangeville Idaho 83530
208-983-1950 Fax 208-983-1553
Other Science nearby:
(Clarkston) Hells Canyon National Recreation Area
(Kooskia) Lewis & Clark Adventures
(Grangeville) Nez Perce National Forest
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12/02 Coming to The Grangeville area
Buttermilk Festival Kamiah ID April6 Learn to make butter the old fashioned way with a modern day twist, and then enjoy your creation on some fresh baked Dutch oven bread. Take in the pancake breakfast, Buttermilk Bowl bowling tournament, horse plop 50/50 raffle, variety of vendors and live music throughout the day.
Big Water Blowout River Festival Riggins ID June1 This is an action packed event with experienced outfitters and guides offering discounted raft trips. Come paddle huge class III and IV rapids and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the second deepest gorge in North America. Get your thrill-seeking in, as the boats go big in boat-munching waves with names like The Pencil Sharpener, The Pancake Wave, The Big Easy and The Haystack.
Ponderosa Pine Relay Cascade ID July19-20 Distance is 194.89. A shorter sprint race from McCall to Cascade is 62.5 miles. Teams finish at Kelly's Whitewater Park in Cascade.
Pierce 1860 Days Celebration Pierce ID August2-4 Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho! Fun for the whole family...live music, street dance, parade, games, costume contest, ATV Fun Run, Dutch Oven cooking, craft & food vendors, softball tournament, and more.
Bitterroot Scottish Irish Festival Hamilton MT August24-25 Compete, play, and dance this August at the Marcus Daly Mansion.