The total elevation difference for this hiking trail is 65 feet which is lower than average. This backpacking trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. With its .6 miles of walking distance it's a short backcountry hiking trail. Ferry Lake Trail is a one trailhead hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out trek. The backcountry hiking trail stays roughly within the same elevation zone the whole time, so you wonít have to worry about different climate zones along your walk. This backpacking trail is not that long but you should still bring some emergency supplies just in case something happens. The time needed for this walk is roughly .5 hours, but of course some people walk a bit slower and some a bit faster.