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Address: Forks, WA
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A scenic river made up of three forks: the Calaway, Soleduck and Bogachiel.

A scenic river made up of three forks: the Calaway, Soleduck and Bogachiel.

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The Quillayute River is actually quite short, only about 5 miles (8k) long, starting at the confluence of the Bogachiel and Sol Duc Rivers and flowing west where it empties into... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2016
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Avon, Ohio
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Avon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The Quillayute River is actually quite short, only about 5 miles (8k) long, starting at the confluence of the Bogachiel and Sol Duc Rivers and flowing west where it empties into the Pacific at La Push and creates a small harbor there. The river is easily accessed at the harbor front in La Push as well as at the Quillayute... More 

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Winston, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

loved every minute of the float down the river and catching Salmon was a bonus! The river is very calming and the views of the wildlife are amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Beautiful scenery. Didn't follow the side road as far as we planned d/t fire hazard. Plan to visit again.

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Evergreen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The environment and the nature of the river remains a special place. The rainforest meets the ocean via this river. The ecosystem is one of the unique temperate rainforest in the world... lush and green, foggy and misty. Well before movie makers came here, this peaceful river shared tales of the natives who lived along side the natural setting. History... More 

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Oregon Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The Quillayute River passes through the sliver of coastal Olympic NP and reaches the ocean at La Push. You can see it from several viewpoints along the road out to Rialto Beach, and also from the town of La Push. We thought it was a lovely smooth flowing river. In summer, I'm sure that people kayak and canoe on the... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

We stayed at the Quillayute Lodge right on the Quillayute River. It was the most beautiful setting. Birds were abundant and ocasionally an eagel would fly by. Beautiful flowers line the shore and in the morning a mist was around the river. It was absolutely gorgeous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2011

I make many trips out to La Push and we frequently go swimming at the Leyendecker boat launch, near by the Three Rivers Store. The scenes are breathtaking on a clear sunny day and the water is crisp and cold. I definitely recommend it as a pit stop or a place to camp!

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