There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to hike it normally. You should count on this walk taking about 3 hours, but of course some folks walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This great outdoors trail has a total elevation difference of 1,157 feet which is about average. Sometimes this hiking and backpacking trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out. There's not much difference in elevation along Twin Springs Trail, so you won’t have to worry about different climate zones along your backcountry trek. This hiking and backpacking trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. Being 3.6 miles long it's a shorter type backcountry trek.