Deer Springs Trail to Suicide Rock 3E17 to 3E33

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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.

Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument website

For more information: Trails and Trailhead Locations at the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No dogs allowed on this trail. No permits required at this time while the ranger station is closed.
Fees None
Permit Info:  Wilderness Permits are required in the Mt. San Jacinto State Park Wilderness.  *No permits required due to COVID-19. 
Restrictions:
  • Group size is limited to 12 people.
  • No campfires allowed.  Portable gas stoves are allowed.
  • Camp on a durable surface at least 200 feet away from other people, trails, meadows, and water sources.
  • Pack out what you pack in.  Leave no Trace!
  • Dogs are prohibited in the State Park Wilderness
Closest Towns: Idyllwild
Information Center: Forest Service, Idyllwild Ranger Station (909) 382-2921, or contact Mt. San Jacinto State Park Ranger Station (951) 659-2607.

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

3.3 miles
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
33.753026

  Longitude : 
-116.722708

  Elevation : 
5600

 

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