Have lived here for 65 years and been up and down the trail many times.† Trail head is in Nevada County.† see Graniteville.org Says HARLEY
You should count on this hike taking about 5.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This great outdoors trail has a total elevation difference of 1,927 feet which is about average. Bedbug Smith Trail is 6.2 miles long it's a mid length backcountry hike. This great outdoors trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry trek it normally. This is a wilderness hiking trail that is quite long, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. Some parts of Bedbug Smith Trail are much higher up than other parts of the backpacking and hiking trail, and that means that some parts of the backpacking and hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. Sometimes this wilderness hiking trail gets really dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go.