Arroyo Burro Trail has a total elevation difference of 2,215 feet which is about average. Being 6.2 miles long it's a mid length trek. Sometimes this wilderness trail gets really dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This is a wilderness trail that is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. You should count on this walk taking about 5.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Arroyo Burro Trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. Some parts of Arroyo Burro Trail are much higher up than other parts of the backpacking trail which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the backpacking trail.