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FAMILY-FRIENDLY
IDAHO  VACATION

Lewiston, Idaho, (and nearby Clarkston, Washington), offer a variety of family-friendly activities due to their beautiful natural surroundings and rich history. Here are 8 suggestions for activities to enjoy with your family in the Lewiston-Clarkston area:

HELLS CANYON JET BOAT TOURS

Take an exciting jet boat tour of Hells Canyon, where you can learn about the area's history and enjoy breathtaking scenery. Children of any age can participate as you cruise the river, see wildlife and ancient petroglyphs. Check-out Snake Dancer excursions.

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HELLS CANYON NATIONAL RECREATION AREA

Explore the stunning scenery of Hells Canyon by hiking, boating, or simply enjoying a scenic drive through the area.

HELLS GATE STATE PARK

Spend a day exploring this picturesque state park located at the entrance to Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America. Enjoy picnicking, hiking, swimming, and wildlife viewing.

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BEACHVIEW PARK

This park in Clarkston offers playgrounds, a basketball court picnic areas with barbecues and Snake river access. It's a great spot for family gatherings and outdoor fun.

LEWISTON LEVEE PARKWAY

Walk or bike along the Lewiston Levee Parkway, which offers beautiful views of the Snake River and the surrounding area.

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LEWIS & CLARK DISCOVERY CENTER

The Lewis & Clark Discovery Center features a two acre outdoor interpretive center along the banks of the Snake River. It also has educational displays, a gift shop and an original 32 minute documentary film about Lewis & Clark’s visit to our area.

ASOTIN COUNTY FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER

Cool off on a hot day at this family-friendly aquatic center, which features water slides, pools, and other water attractions.

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HIKE WITH SNAKE RIVER VIEWS

Take a hike at Snake River, on this 6.2-mile loop path in Hells Gate State Park. It takes an average of 2 hours and 37 minutes to complete, and is generally regarded as a moderately hard course. Walking, hiking, and birdwatching are all excellent on this trail, and you won't likely run across many other visitors while exploring. The route is lovely to explore at any time of year and is open year-round. Dogs are allowed and in some sections can be off-leash.

Save 15% at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel

Families save 15% at the Hells Canyon Grand Hotel! Free hot buffet breakfast and parking are included. Enjoy the two onsite restaurants and bars, an outside patio and our outdoor pool. Enjoy live music on the patio on Thurs, Fri and Sat nights from the end of May - August! You'll also get free access to Snap Fitness across the street with a full gym and indoor pool. 

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