There's not much difference in elevation along the wilderness hiking trail which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. This hiking trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. Sheep Creek Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,123 feet which is about average. This trek shouldn't take more than 5.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. With its 6.2 miles of walking distance it's an average length wilderness hiking trail. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies.