Wallace Falls Trail – Gold Bar, WA

trip report by site editor Rick McCharles

5.6 miles, roundtrip
Elevation Gain: 1300 ft.
Highest Point: 1500 ft.

I camped at Flowing Lake Park. Tried to get an early start. But the trail was busy, busy, busy even on a Friday in April.

Wallace Falls map

Washington Trails Association has the best write-up:

Despite the foot traffic Wallace Falls sees as one of Washington’s most popular attractions, those who get out early on the trailhead will be rewarded with a serene tranquility that few other hikes in the area can offer. And unlike many trails, which sacrifice peripheral scenery on the journey for the prospect of a grand summit view, the Woody Trail is consistently gorgeous as you wind your way along the Wallace River and approach the nine dazzling falls. …

Wallace Falls

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