Different parts of Yosemite Falls Trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This backcountry trek shouldn't take more than 8 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This is a hiking trail that is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Yosemite Falls Trail has a total elevation difference of 3,958 feet, and that is higher than average. This trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to walk it normally. With its 9.4 miles of walking distance; it's longer than many backcountry hiking trails.