Clarkston is the gateway to Hells Canyon. Take a professionally guided jet boat tour of Hells Canyon, raft the Snake River, paddle a canoe down the Clearwater River on the historic Lewis & Clark Trail, rent your own jetboat, or try your hand at some of the best fishing in the Northwest! Follow the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, learn about the history of the Nez Perce Native American Indians, explore museums full of pioneering history and exhibits, or view bronze sculptures and paintings at local galleries. It is located within easy reach of Lewis-Clark Valley – which offers a wide variety of activities.