Deep Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be backcountry trekking it in and back out. Some parts of Deep Creek Trail are much higher up than other parts of the hiking trail, and that means that some parts of the hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. This is a long backcountry hiking trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. The time needed for this backcountry trek is roughly 7 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. At parts of the year this vicinity sees very little rain, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. With its 8 miles of walking distance it's a mid length backcountry walk. The total elevation difference for this backcountry trail is 1,608 feet, and that is about average.