Horse Creek Trail has a total elevation difference of 1,426 feet which is about average. This trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. The trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. Of course, this is an overnight hike, 2.5 days normally, so it's a magnificent thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. Horse Creek Trail is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. Horse Creek Trail is 19 miles long; it's longer than many trails. This region does get very dry sometimes, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.