Deer Ridge Trail

Description

Ecosystem Type: Montane forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: good
General Elevation Trend: moderate
Unique Features:

Trail Information

Backcountry Permits: Required for overnight trips - Obtain at Wilderness Information Center in Port Angeles.
Camping: Please camp only in established camps or on bare ground to prevent vegetation damage.
Level of Difficulty: moderate
Distance: 1.5 miles
Elevation Change: 5400 feet to 5000
Best Season: June through October
Connecting Trails:
Stock: Open to stock - see regulations

Special Concerns

Leave No Trace: Please Leave No Trace of your stay to help protect park resources and to prevent further erosion.
Camping regulations: Camp on bare ground only. Vegetation is very fragile. Area is generally muddy and not suitable for camping.

Camping: No campsites

Fires: Fires are not allowed along this trail or in other areas above 3,500 feet.

Wildlife Precautions: Save the Bears! Please properly secure your food to protect bears and yourself. Do not feed any wild animals!

Safety: When traveling on snow, bring an ice axe and know how to use it.


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