Wallace Falls via Woody Trail

Wallace Falls via Woody Trail

Wallace Falls via Woody Trail


10 Years Experience

Specialized in Camping & Trekking

7.9 Kilometers Out and Back

Gold Bar, Washington

2 Hours and 57 Minutes

May and October

Dogs Are Permitted

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Try out this 7.9-kilometer out-and-back track in Gold Bar, Washington. It takes an average of 2 hours and 57 minutes to finish this moderately difficult route. Because this is a popular hiking and running location, you'll almost certainly run into other people while exploring. This trail is best visited between May and October. Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a leash.

Wallace Falls, about an hour from Seattle, is a terrific family-friendly day walk. The Woody Trail meanders along the Wallace River, through beautiful flora, the entire way. Don't be alarmed by the height rise; most of it occurs later in the trek, between the Middle and Upper Falls. You have the option of going as far as you prefer before turning around.

The hike is highly popular, so arrive early, especially on weekends. At the trailhead, a Discovery Pass is required. There are restrooms and water fountains on-site.

Begin walking eastward from the parking area along the well-marked trail. As you leave the river, the terrain turns steep for a short while. After nearly two miles, you'll reach the beginning of the falls. Wallace Falls is actually a collection of nine separate cataract waterfalls. As you climb, you'll come across the Lower Falls, then the Middle and Upper Falls.

Turning around at Middle Falls is a smart choice if you're fatigued or have youngsters with you. This location provides some of the most beautiful vistas, and going to Upper