Clarkia is a small community town and it is a part of Shoshone County. Clarkia is surrounded by the forests of Western Larch, Douglas-fir and Pondersa Pine. Clarkia's landscape is quite attractive with lakes and meadows, plateaus and beautiful rivers. The geography of the area helps to attract a large number of seasonal tourists from near and far. The tourism sector plays a key role in generating other related activities and small trade.