Hoodoo Trail is a one trailhead hiking and backpacking trail, so in and out is the way to backcountry walk it normally. Hoodoo Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole backcountry hiking trail. The total elevation difference for this hiking and backpacking trail is 708 feet which is a lower than average number. Sometimes this backcountry hiking trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. The time needed for this hike is roughly 4 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Being 4.6 miles long it's an average length backcountry hiking trail. Hoodoo Trail is not that long but it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen.