South Fork Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out trek. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. This trail has a total elevation difference of 518 feet, and that is lower than average. This hike shouldn't take more than 2.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. South Fork Trail is not that long but it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. South Fork Trail is 3.2 miles long it's a short backcountry hiking trail. South Fork Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your walk.