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Moclips River, Moclips

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The Moclips River is a river in the U.S. state of Washington. It is about 12mi long. Its main tributary, the North Fork Moclips River, is longer than the main stem. The length of the North Fork, along with the lower main stem below the North Fork's confluence, is 17mi. The drainage basin of the Moclips River is 22.4sqmi in area.CourseBoth the Moclips River and its main tributary, the North Fork Moclips River, originate on the slopes of Macafee Hill. Both flow generally west. The North Fork joins the main river about 2mi from the Pacific Ocean. The Moclips River empties into the Pacific near Moclips.HistoryAccording to Edmond S. Meany the word moclips comes from a Quinault word meaning a place where girls were sent as they were approaching puberty. However, according to William Bright, the name comes from the Quinault word meaning, simply, "large stream".
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  • It's a beautiful river. What I learned about and loved was the back sand on the shore of the river--very unique. From the beach at Mockups it is very near and easy to find. I enjoyed seeing bird life ...  more »
  • It is weird to see the sand shore of the river. the sand is b lack and different than anywhere else I have seen before . We saw a bald eagle hunting for fish 
  • From the beach at Moclips, just head north a quarter mile or so and you run into the confluence of the Moclips River and the ocean. This is a great place to bring little ones to show the different asp...  more »