Join or Donate to The Foundation


The Nez Perce Trail Foundation is supported by membership dues, donations, sales of merchandise, and a generous cooperative agreement with the U.S. Forest Service and other partners. Your membership or donation helps the Foundation to continue to interpret, protect, preserve and commemorate the trail.

The Nez Perce Trail Foundation is a growing organization with members across the U.S. and Europe. Members will receive updates about the trail, activities and events. All members are invited and encouraged to attend the annual meeting which is held at different locations along the trail. Planned activities include lectures, tours of historic sites, and field trips. Everyone is welcome, please join us.


The Nez Perce Trail Foundation graciously accepts donations in all amounts. Thank you.


  • Individual-  $30.
  • Students (17 years and under)-  $15.
  • Family-  $50.
  • Seniors (55+)-  $15.
  • Individual Sponsor-  $100.
  • Business / Corporate / Benefactor Sponsor-  $500.

Annual Dues Options



  • W’yakin Spirit Level-  $300.
  • Elder Spirit Level-   $500.


Lifetime Membership Options


Or you can join us by sending your completed membership form (Click here, print out & mail) to the address below. Your membership dues and donations directly help support the on-going work and projects of the NPTF and the preservation of the Trail.

Qe’ciyéw’yew’ (Thank you!)


Send dues or donations to:

The Nez Perce Trail Foundation

P.O. Box 5024  •  Bend, Oregon 97708





NPTF helping the youth to understand the past.

NPTF helping the youth to understand the past.


“One way to learn about the Nez Perce Trail is to become a member of this trail. Anyone can join, but we are especially interested in younger people. We need new leaders. Thank you.”
Ruth M. Wapato, Nez Perce


in the Memory of RUTH MOSES WAPATO




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