The total elevation difference for Jefferson Creek Trail is 1,123 feet which is an average number. Jefferson Creek Trail is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. 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. Jefferson Creek Trail is 15.4 miles long; it's a long backpacking trail. This is a one trailhead wilderness hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out hike. The backpacking trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. Now, this is roughly a 2.5-day hike, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed.