Mount Scott Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out hike. This wilderness hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,381 feet which is about average. There's not much difference in elevation along Mount Scott Trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole trail. This is not a very long hiking trail but it's always great to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Mount Scott Trail is 4.2 miles long it's a mid length hike. The time needed for this walk is roughly 3.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that.