The visitor center is open daily. Winter hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Battlefield Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
The Battlefield is open from sunrise to sunset daily. Access to the Battlefield during winter is by cross country ski or snowshoe.
Big Hole National Battlefield is located ten miles west of Wisdom, Montana on state highway 43. From I-15 at Dillon, Montana take highway 278 northwest to Wisdom, then highway 43, ten miles west. From I-15 at Divide, take route 43 west through Wisdom to Battlefield. From Missoula, Montana, take state route 93 south through the Bitterroot Valley to Lost Trail Pass. Turn east on highway 43 and drive 17 miles to the battlefield.
There is no public transportation to the park.