With its 8.2 miles of walking distance it's an average length wilderness trail. You should count on this walk taking about 7.5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. This backpacking trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Now this backpacking trail is pretty long, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Varney Creek Trail goes through some very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the wilderness trail could be very different from other parts of it. Varney Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. This wilderness hiking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,592 feet which is an average number.