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Wallace Falls, Gold Bar, WA
September 1, 2008 - Me
5.4 Miles rt - 1,400 ft elevation gain - Maximum elevation 1,750 ft



Highlights:
265 foot waterfall
Near: Gold Bar, WA
Distance: 5.4 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1400 ft
Hike Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Condition: Well maintained trail
HikeType: Out and Back

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Summary: The trail starts off under power lines and comes to a well marked split. The trail to the left (Railroad) is an easier but less interesting hike that goes away from the river. It also is about a mile longer then the steeper and more interesting Woody Trail to the right. Either route takes you to magnificent views of the Lower, Middle and Upper Wallace Falls. Take your camera with plenty of batteries. We saw zero bugs and there were a fair amount of people even for a week day.
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Trailhead: From I-5 in Everett, drive east on Hwy 2 for 30 miles to Gold Bar WA. Take a left at the Wallace Falls Park sign and drive another 2 miles. The trail is well marked. (Lat:47.85 Lon:-121.69)