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The Nee-Me-Poo Trail is a historical feature rather than a common destination trail. Hikers have an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Chief Joseph and his people. Many years have passed since a tribe of about 700 Nez Perce Indians embarked upon a historic flight to freedom, in an attempt to remain a free and unfettered people. Their journey covered approximately 1,800 miles. While mared with more than 20 skirmishes, 5 major battles and a bitter ending, it proved their strength of conviction, remarkable endurance and great leadership of the proud Indian tribe. The view from Lone Pine Saddle of the Snake River Canyon and the Imnaha River drainage is outstanding, adding a dimension of space and beauty for hikers. The trail offers an opportunity to view elk, deer, and bighorn sheep, as well as other kinds of wildlife. The prickly pear cactus is abundant along the Nee-Mee-Poo Trail. The cactus is generally in full bloom during the spring. People often let a part of their party off to hike the trail while the driver joins them at Dug Bar.


The trail basically parallels the Dug Bar Road. At times it is hard follow because it is located in active range country and cow trails intersect the main trail. There is no water along this trail, so be sure to carry plenty of drinking water. Beware of rattlesnakes and poison ivy in the lower elevations of Hells Canyon country.

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