Off the beaten path
Idyllwild Hiking Trails


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Strenuous
Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail

One-way distance = 38 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 4,000 • Strenuous • Forest Service Permit Required • Dogs: check with local Ranger Station • Highway 74, 1 mile east of Highway 371 to Fuller Ridge Trail at Black Mountain Road

Easy
Ernie Maxwell Scenic Trail

One-way distance = 2.6 miles • Easy • Dogs on leash OK •  Humber Park to Tahquitz View Drive.

strenuous
Fuller Ridge Trail

One-way distance = 38 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 4,000 • Strenuous • Forest Service Permit Required • Dogs: check with local Ranger Station • Highway 74, 1 mile east of Highway 371 to Fuller Ridge Trail at Black Mountain Road

Moderate
Seven Pines Trail

One-way distance = 4 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 2,600 • Moderate • Forest Service or State Park Permit Required • Dark Canyon Road off Highway 243 to Deer Springs

Strenuous
Marion Mountain Trail

One-way distance = 5.9 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 4,400 • Strenuous • Forest Service or State Park Permit Required • Fern Basin Road off Highway 243 to San Jacinto Peak

Moderate
Devil’s Slide Trail

One-way distance = 2.5 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 1,700 • Moderate • Forest Service Permit Required • Dogs on leash OK • Humber Park to Saddle Junction

Moderate
Deer Springs Trail

One-way distance = 3.3 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 1,700 • Moderate • Forest Service Permit Required • Highway 243, 1 mile north of Idyllwild to Suicide Rock

Strenuous
South Ridge Trail

One-way distance = 4 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 3,600; Strenuous • Dogs on leash OK • Tahquitz View Dr. to Tahquitz Rock.

Easy
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

One-way distance = 1.7 miles; Elevation gain in feet = 700 • Easy • State Park Permit Required • Tramway Terminal to Round Valley

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