Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake


Day Hike - Wallace Falls & Lake

Out-and-back hike to Wallace & Jay Lakes, then up the waterfall trail as far as we want

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  • Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 12.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,000 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 1,900 ft
  • Pace: 2.5 mph

9am Wallace Falls State Park TH

Discover Pass required!

We will first hike the Greg Ball Trail along the North Fork Wallace River to Wallace Lake and possibly continue on to Jay Lake. We will then return on the same trail back down to the Wallace River, then we can hike up to some of the waterfall viewpoints, adding up to 2 miles round trip and 800 feet of gain.

Hike will go rain or shine unless heavy or constant rain is forecasted.


Wallace Falls

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Standard hiking gear

Warm/rain layers

Microspikes recommended if trails have snow

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