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Wallace Falls State Park

Gold Bar, WA
+1 360-793-0420
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Beautiful hike!

This is a wonderful state park! It has beautiful hiking trails to a spectacular waterfall! There... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Medical Lake, Washington
via mobile
Great state park, nice hike, amazing nature

Most likely you will not be able to park by the center, so don’t lose time driving and park on the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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This 4,700 acre park has excellent mountain views.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Gold Bar, WA
+1 360-793-0420
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful state park! It has beautiful hiking trails to a spectacular waterfall! There are also trails to the lake etc. The park is clean and has a small snack shop on site. The reason I am not giving it 5 stars is...More

Thank travelingbandacoot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most likely you will not be able to park by the center, so don’t lose time driving and park on the grass area, there is secure parking over there for $10. The hiking to the lower and middle waterfall is pretty easy to medium, the...More

2  Thank Kosta-Macedonia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really pretty hike. Lush fern lined forrest trail. Nice trail. Spectacular views of the waterfall. From the ranger station to the upper falls is 2.76 miles with a 1300 foot gain in elevation. If you don't want that much of a hike, the middle falls...More

1  Thank Byron C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

If you can't park in the small main lot - be ready to hike 2/3 of a mile from the makeshift field parking down the road. We came back to find our car boxed in, after inconsiderate drivers left their rigs in front & behind...More

1  Thank TomSahl
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Being the first hike in my trip to Washington, I would say this was an incredible experience to start with Wallace Falls State Park. I consider myself not very fit, but the the trail to the lower, middle, and upper falls is doable for all...More

4  Thank Blake P
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Route 2, the Southern part of the Cascade loop, is a wonderful, winding, scenic two lane road that carries the traveler eastward from Snohomish, Washington, and leads you up over Stevens Pass and onto the other side of the Cascade Range. Gold Bar, a sleepy...More

1  Thank capableengineer
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I hiked to the Upper Falls and then along the logging road and back down to the car park via the Greg Ball Trail. Really wonderful few hours of hiking in a lovely setting. Well signposted, accurately described (Medium difficulty) and very good value (I...More

Thank Doughboybrum
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The hike started out easy enough till the lower falls. After the middle falls I wasn't sure I would make it to the top- but I did and it was worth it, even if just to claim that! I thought the best view was from...More

Thank smeno
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We hiked up to the upper falls ...the trail started pretty easy and flat but had a few sections of challenging hills and switchbacks. The last .5 mile was pretty challenging with a lot of roots and rocks and rough trail. It was worth it...More

Thank jenboggs
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This hike is divided into three sections. Small Falls, Lower Falls and Upper falls. The entire hike is approximately 5 miles. Small falls about 1.5 miles into the start. Lower falls approximately 2 miles up and upper falls on the 5th mile mark.

1  Thank Henryb49
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Scott M
2 August 2016|
Response from ShesGotATicketToRide | Reviewed this property |
It's a little square pit on a stand, sort of like a hibachi grill on a pipe stand.
1 November 2015|
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Response from Alec D | Reviewed this property |
There seems to be space large enough for an RV. (but i'm not sure about staying overnight) On the weekend in good weather get there early in order to get a parking space. Good luck!
10 October 2015|
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Response from RueterRD | Reviewed this property |
Weather can be anything from sunny to deep snow. Watch the weather for Gold Bar area to get an idea when the weather will be nice.