This trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be trekking it in and back out. Saddle Trail is 2.4 miles long it's shorter than many hiking trails. Even though this is not a very long hiking and backpacking trail it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. This vicinity does get very dry sometimes, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. This hike shouldn't take more than 2 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Saddle Trail goes through some very different elevations which of course means you need to be prepared for different conditions on different parts of the hiking trail. This trail has a total elevation difference of 1,641 feet which is about average.