Deer Springs Trail is a hiking trail in Riverside County, California. It is within San Bernardino National Forest, Mount San Jacinto State Wilderness, and Mount San Jacinto State Park. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 5,613 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,681 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.
Deer Springs Trail Professional Review and Guide
"This strenuous hike heads up Deer Springs Trail via long switchbacks, then winds 1 mile east up to the top of Suicide Rock, a wide, open clearing with views of pine-covered mountains and Lily Rock. Easily accessible from downtown Idyllwild and CA 243, this is one of the area’s most popular trails, according to the US Forest Service."
--Laura Randall , Five-Star Trails Palm Springs (Menasha Ridge Press).
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