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Wallace Falls Professional Review and Guide
"This is a good workout with a vertical climb and varying terrain. It is also a trail that I feel safe running alone. Descriptions of Wallace Falls boast of a “spray billowing gorge” and “earth-shaking thunder in eleven separate plunges.” Though not all the plunges can be seen from the trail, there are overlooks for three spectacular ones. In the 1920s, the Wallace Falls area was the site of railroad logging. Now trees once again tower over the hillside, resulting in a dark cool forest floor covered with mosses, fern, and wildflowers. Wallace Falls State Park was dedicated in 1977. The Woody Trail goes up 2.5 miles on switchbacks with viewpoints extending from the trail. The railroad grade, which is a favorite of families with children, is 1 mile longer, but it is less steep."
--Cheri Pompeo Gillis, 50 Trail Runs in Washington (The Mountaineers Books).
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