This great outdoors trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry hiking it in and back out. Second Water Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Second Water Trail is 6 miles long it's an average length hiking trail. Second Water Trail has a total elevation difference of 534 feet which is lower than average. This backcountry hike shouldn't take more than 5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. There's not much difference in elevation along the hiking trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking trail.