Government Canyon Trail has a total elevation difference of 863 feet which is lower than average. Government Canyon Trail is 2.6 miles long it's a short hiking trail. Even though this is not a very long wilderness hiking trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. This walk shouldn't take more than 2.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. This hiking trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. The hiking trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking trail.