The total elevation difference for this hiking trail is 176 feet which is a lower than average number. This backcountry hiking trail sometimes gets very dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. Even though this is not a very long backcountry hiking trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. This backcountry walk shouldn't take more than .5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This hiking trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be hiking it in and back out. The trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. Agate Beach Trail is .6 miles long it's shorter than many trails.