Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake


Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake

Hike to three beautiful waterfalls and a quiet lake just outside Gold Bar.

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 9.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,550 ft
  • Pace: About 2 mph average

Meet at the trailhead by 8 a.m. 

This loop hike will take in Wallace Falls and Wallace Lake using a combination of the main Wallace Falls trail, a forest road and the Gregg Ball Trail.

As always, bring the 10 essentials. A face mask/ bandana /buff and hand sanitizer also recommended. 


Wallace Falls

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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