CHS 2 Hike

Field trip: Conditioning Hiking Series

CHS 2 Hike - Wallace Falls

Wallace Falls Loop is a moderate, 6.5 mile clockwise loop day hike with 1,250 ft in elevation gain. The trail goes through forests and by waterfalls up the Wallace River. A terrific conditioning hike, led at a CHS 2 pace (2.25 mph)

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  • Moderate
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft
  • Pace: 2.25

Meet at 8:15 am by the signboard in the Wallace Fall State Park parking lot, ready to start hiking at 8:30 am. 

Details will be emailed to registered participants a few days before the hike. We will be hiking for about 3.5-4 hours including brief stops for views and snacks. Gunilla and Dawn will be stopping for an optional lunch after the hike. All are welcome to join us.

Parking Pass/Entry Fee: Discover Pass required for parking.

Please note a service-dog-in-training will be on this hike. No other dogs will be allowed.


Wallace Falls

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essential Systems

  1. Navigation (map & compass)
  2. Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  5. First-aid supplies
  6. Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  7. Repair kit and tools
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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