The total elevation difference for this backcountry hiking trail is 1,350 feet which is about average. Rattlesnake Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. This neighborhood does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This is a long great outdoors hiking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. The trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole trail. With its 7 miles of walking distance it's a mid length backcountry walk. The time needed for this trek is roughly 6.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster.