Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake


Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake

Winter Conditioning Hike. We will hike up to the upper falls, then follow a forest road to Wallace Lake, then hike down the Greg Ball Trail to make a loop.

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  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,800 ft

Wallace Falls State Park TH, 8am to beat weekend crowds for parking

This hike is part of the Winter Conditioning Hike Series hosted by the Foothills branch. It is not part of a course or program. Like any other open hike, it is open to all Mountaineers members.

We will hike up the Wallace Falls Trail and visit all of the waterfall viewpoints up to the top  of the upper falls. We will then walk on a forest road to Wallace Lake. We will hike back on the Greg Ball Trail along the North Fork Wallace River back to the main falls trail to complete a loop. 


Wallace Falls

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard hiking gear

If rainy: Rain gear, no cotton clothing

If snowy/icy: Microspikes and gaiters recommended

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