This backpacking trail has a total elevation difference of 1,702 feet which is an average number. Some parts of this trail are much higher up than other parts of the trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. This great outdoors hiking trail is not that long but it's always good to bring some emergency supplies, you never know what could happen. This backpacking trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. The time needed for this backcountry trek is roughly 4 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster. Wind Creek Trail is 4.8 miles long it's a mid length trek. Sometimes this great outdoors hiking trail gets really dry, so make sure you check current conditions and fire restrictions with local forest authorities before you head out.