This hiking and backpacking trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. Sometimes this great outdoors hiking trail gets really dry, so do check for current fire restrictions before you go if you plan to bring a stove or make a camp fire. This hiking and backpacking trail has a total elevation difference of 489 feet which is a lower than average number. Thomas Trail is 1.4 miles long it's a shorter type backcountry hike. There's not much difference in elevation along Thomas Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry hike. The time needed for this backcountry hike is roughly 1 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. Even though this is not a very long great outdoors hiking trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens.