There is only one trailhead, so you'll be hiking it in and back out. The time needed for this backcountry walk is roughly 1.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. You spend the whole hike in roughly the same elevation zone, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your hike. This hiking trail is not that long but it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. Chiquito Trail is 2 miles long it's shorter than many great outdoors trails. Sometimes this hiking trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. The total elevation difference for Chiquito Trail is 519 feet which is lower than average.