How long is the trail to Wallace Falls?
Wallace Falls is a 5.6 mile round trip hike that will lead you along the Woody Trail to the Lower, Middle, and Upper Falls. This trail is quite popular so expect it to be busy particularly on weekends.
How hard is Wallace Falls Hike?
Wallace Falls via Woody Trail is a 5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Gold Bar, Washington that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
How many people have died at Wallace Falls?
“It’s really treacherous terrain,” said Park Ranger Kevin Lease. Since the end of July, there have been three major rescues or recoveries involving hikers– two have died. Each of the incidents happened near the Skykomish Valley Overlook, above the main viewpoint— an area where barriers and warning signs are posted.
Where do you park at Wallace Falls?
Snake your way up May Creek Rd for 1.3 miles until you reach a Y-junction. Right will take you into Camp Huston, so proceed left and drive up a short path into the Wallace Falls State Park parking lot.
Can you swim in Wallace Falls?
Wallace Falls State Park is a 1,380-acre camping park with shoreline on the Wallace River, Wallace Lake, Jay Lake and Shaw Lake. Swimming access is 5 miles east at Big Eddy along the Skykomish River.
What mountain is Wallace falls on?
Located on the west side of the Cascade Mountains, the park features a 265-foot waterfall, old-growth coniferous forests, and fast- moving rivers and streams.
Can you fish at Wallace Falls?
Hike the Greg Ball Trail in Wallace Falls State Park (Washington State Parks) to reach this deep lake at about 1,850 feet elevation. Open to fishing year-round. Fishing opportunities include lake trout (mackinaw), rainbow trout, and eastern brook trout.
Can I drive to the top of Poo Poo Point?
If you are an easy way person, get back in your car and drive to the Chirico Trail trail head just south on Issaquah Hobart road. It takes you to the very same views on top of Poo Poo Point. For the “hard way” people, the High School trail to Poo Poo Point is the option for you.
Can you have a fire at Lake Wallace?
Facilities include RV Dump point, toilets and showers, playground, BBQ facilities and off leash dog area. Camping is permitted for a maximum of 48 hours. Firepits are allowed when fire regulations permit. No fires are allowed bigger than 1m x 1m or that damage the grass.
Why is Poo Poo Point name?
Loggers used whistles to communicate from the logging tower operator to the workers down the hill. According to the Issaquah Historical Society, the whistle would be a signal that two logs were tied to a cable, ready to be towed. The whistle made a sound like poo poo, hence the name Poo Poo Point.