Cold Spring Trail has a total elevation difference of 937 feet which is a lower than average number. This backcountry hike 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. Cold Spring Trail is 6.5 miles long it's an average length great outdoors hiking trail. Keep in mind that this is a long backcountry hiking trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. There's not much difference in elevation along Cold Spring Trail which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. At parts of the year this vicinity 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.