This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. The total elevation difference for Alder Creek Trail is 3,319 feet which is higher than average. Some parts of Alder Creek Trail are much higher up than other parts of the wilderness hiking trail, and that means that some parts of the wilderness hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. At parts of the year this vicinity sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. With its 20.4 miles of walking distance; it's longer than many wilderness hiking trails. This backcountry hike should take you about 3 days, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally.