This wilderness trail has only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to trek it normally. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. Different parts of BVD Trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the wilderness hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. This is a long backpacking trail, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. BVD Trail is 6.4 miles long it's an average length wilderness hiking trail. This backcountry hike shouldn't take more than 5.5 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. The total elevation difference for this wilderness trail is 2,801 feet, and that is higher than average.