West Fork Trail has a total elevation difference of 927 feet which is lower than average. West Fork Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry walk. At parts of the year this area sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. You should count on this backcountry walk taking about 3 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Being 3.2 miles long it's a shorter type hike. There's not much difference in elevation along West Fork Trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole backcountry trail. Even though this is not a very long backpacking trail it's always wonderful to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen.