This hiking and backpacking trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. The total elevation difference for this hiking and backpacking trail is 1,144 feet which is an average number. This great outdoors trail sometimes gets very dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. With its 2.4 miles of walking distance it's shorter than many hiking and backpacking trails. Even though this is not a very long great outdoors trail you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. The time needed for this walk is roughly 2 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. There's not much difference in elevation along Twin Lakes Trail, so you get pretty much the same conditions along the whole hiking and backpacking trail.