The total elevation difference for Painted Rock Trail is 1,553 feet which is an average number. This is a backcountry hiking trail that is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. This great outdoors trail goes through some very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors trail could be very different from other parts of it. Being 7.4 miles long it's an average length great outdoors trail. Painted Rock Trail is a one trailhead backpacking trail, so you'll be trekking it in and back out. At parts of the year this area sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. The time needed for this walk is roughly 6.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that.