We walked to the falls in mid-August to see the salmon jumping. I say walked because it is not much of a hike - it is an easy walk on a gravel path. The walk is not especially exciting, but it is pretty and not terribly far. Do pay attention that if you park at the lower falls…
A long hike to the falls with not much to see along the way. The falls were nice. But we much preferred hiking Byron Glacier, the Crescent Lake, Mount Cecil, Exit Glacier (terrific).
Paid $11 for parking. It was a 2.3 mile walk each way (not a hike - literally saw someone pushing a stroller). There were some salmon jumping, but we were so high it was not a great view at all! I liked the bear lake weir in seward better!
I'll say this upfront. I did not actually hike to the falls. After waiting about a half an hour to get into the campground where you can park and walk to the falls, we called it quits. It was crazy crowded...Disney World style. I would have loved to try and see it but it…
It's an easy uphill trail but easy for all fitness levels. We saw the salmon jumping the falls upstream to their spawning grounds and lots of fishermen down stream.