Crater Peak Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry trek. Crater Peak Trail is 4.8 miles long it's an average length hiking trail. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. This backcountry trek shouldn't take more than 4 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Crater Peak Trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. Crater Peak Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking trail. This backpacking and hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 838 feet, and that is lower than average.