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Clarkston, Washington

Clarkston is considered the Gateway to Hells Canyon! The region is recognized for its outstanding beauty and historical significance. Situated along America’s deepest river gorge, recreational opportunities are endless! From jet-boating and swimming to fishing and camping, adventure awaits. The Lewis-Clark Valley is a leisure paradise filled with history and natural beauty.

Web site: www.ClarkstonChamber.org


Major Events and Festivals

June-September

Clarkston Farmers’ Market
Come support local farmers and find the freshest produce around! June-September. Every Saturday, 8-12 pm. 5th and Sycamore. Contact Doug Renggli (509) 552-9179. http://www.localharvest.org/clarkston-farmers-market-M17171

Sun Festival
Discover a local arts and crafts fair and enjoy the deals of the sidewalk sale. June 18, 2011. Vernon Park. (509) 758-8331. http://www.visitlcvalley.com/events-%e2%80%93-parent/calendar/

August

Hells Gate Duathlon
Exhilaration meets stamina in this running and cycling event situated in beautiful Hells Canyon. August 27, 2011. http://eventful.com/lewiston_id/events/hells-gate-duathlon

December

Christmas Lighted Parade & Park Lighting
Ignite the winter spirit and watch the community light up with interactive displays and dancing trees! Locomotive Park, Lewiston, ID. Lit the weekend after Thanksgiving holiday through New Years. http://www.visitlcvalley.com/events-%e2%80%93-parent/christmas-lighting/

Attractions

Buffalo Eddy Petroglyphs
Discover fascinating artwork along the Snake River from early Nez Perce people dating back over 4,500 years ago! Petrogylyphs decorate two groups of rock outcroppings – a sight sure to amaze. Nez Perce National Historic Park. (208) 843-7001.
http://www.experiencewa.com/attraction.aspx?bid=1375

 

Recreation

Beamers Hell's Canyon Tours
Take in the scenery and enjoy this unique natural wonder. From float trips and fishing charters, to dinner and wine-tasting cruises – sign up for one these tours today! (509) 758-4800
http://www.hellscanyontours.com/

Fields Spring State Park
A 792-acre forested camping park situated in the heart of the Blue Mountains. Enjoy spectacular views of three states and the Grande Ronde River while enjoying hiking, biking and animal watching! Open year round for camping and day use.
(509) 256-3332. 992 Park Road, Anatone, WA 99401.

Hells Canyon Adventures
Jump on a jet boat, float the rushing water or relax on a fishing charter – adventure is awaiting you! Tours available seven days a week, April-September. 1-800-422-3568.
http://www.hellscanyonadventures.com

Snake Dancer Excursions
Experience the jet boats, fishing charters and wildlife watching with one of many excursions. (509)758-8927. 1550 Port Drive Ste B, Clarkston, WA 99403.
www.snakedancerexcursions.com