Deer Springs Trail to Suicide Rock 3E17 to 3E33
The Deer Springs Trail begins on Hwy 243 one mile north of Idyllwild. The first 2.3 mile section is to a junction, take the cutoff trail to the right 1 mile to the top of Suicide Rock with panoramic views of Strawberry Valley and Idyllwild. This route starts in oak trees at 5,600 feet, ascending to 7,528 feet in the pines on top of Suicide Rock. Back at the junction of Deer Springs Trail and Suicide Trail, the trail to the left continues to San Jacinto Peak.
Dogs are not allowed on this trail because it enters State Park Wilderness.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||The trail is typically icy in shaded areas and in the upper switchbacks at this time of year. Visitors should take extreme caution and only go with proper gear (e.g. traction devices, ice axe, etc.) and experience/training using that gear.|
|Permit Info:||Wilderness Permits are required. Permits are available at the Idyllwild Forest Service Ranger Station at the kiosk desk 24 hrs. You can also contact Mt. San Jacinto State Park for permits at 951-659-2607.|
|Information Center:||San Jacinto Ranger District
54270 Pine Crest
P.O. Box 518
Idyllwild, CA 92549 1-909-382-2921 Mount San Jacinto State Park
25905 Highway 243
Idyllwild, CA 92549 (951) 659-2607
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Day Hiking3.3 miles