Sometimes this hiking trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. Being 11.4 miles long; it's considered a longer backcountry walk. Some parts of North Fork Meadows Trail are much higher up than other parts of the trail, and that means that some parts of the trail could be very different from other parts of it. The total elevation difference for North Fork Meadows Trail is 2,927 feet which is higher than average. This walk should take you about 1.5 days, so better have big a backpack to fit all the stuff you need. This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. This trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk.