In this area of Clark County in Washington it is reported that in all black sand deposits there is placer gold.
It is reported that in the Columbia River at low water gravel bars placer gold can be found.
East of Moulton 4 miles, on the East Fork of the Lewis River, in Section 21 T4N R4E is the location of the McMunn Placer. This area produced gold and platinum. The terrace gravel deposits above the stream only produce place gold. If you go 5 miles east on the Lewis River Road, 1 mile above the McMunn Claim, The Lewis River Placer can be found. The access road is up the East Fork of the Lewis River. Gold can be found in all black sand deposits on the Lewis River.