Located just west of the Idaho state line, Clarkston, Wash., is a beautiful southeastern Washington town that retains a community-like feel between its 7,300 residents. Outdoor enthusiasts and sports lovers flock to the area's range of natural recreation areas and top-notch fishing opportunities, yet artsy residents also enjoy the region's strong commitment to the arts. Look for Clarkston apartments for rent today to find your next home.
Named after one-half of the dynamic explorer duo of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, Clarkston is separated from its sister city of Lewiston, Idaho by only the Snake River. The Nez Perce First Nation were the area's original residents, who welcomed the exploration team when they arrived in the area in 1805. Memorials of the legendary explorers, as well as their Native American guide Sacajawea, are found throughout the area, and provide a visible reminder of the area's rich past.
Today, Clarkston remains a dynamic area that is worth further exploration. The Lewis-Clark State College, located in Lewiston, provides students with convenient access to higher education. The community also provides jobs in a number of fields and occupations with employers such as the Nez Perce Tribe, the local school district and Regence Blue Shield.
Many Clarkston residents enjoy their unparalleled access to the great outdoors. Hells Canyon is one of the state's most beautiful natural areas, and the Seven Devils mountain range provides a series of challenging climbs perfect for any avid lover of the outdoors. During the summer, whitewater rafting opportunities are quite common, while the winter prompts a bevy of skiing and sledding opportunities for residents of Clarkston apartments.
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