This hike shouldn't take more than 1.5 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. At parts of the year this region sees very little rain, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. Even though this is not a very long hiking trail it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. Being 1.6 miles long it's a shorter type trek. Reynolds Creek Trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your trek. The total elevation difference for this backcountry hiking trail is 137 feet which is a lower than average number.