Deer Ridge Trail
Ecosystem Type: Montane forest, subalpine meadow
Trail Tread Types: good
General Elevation Trend: moderate
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
Stock: Open to stock - see regulations
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.