There is only one trailhead, so in and out is the way to backcountry trek it normally. This is a long great outdoors trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. There's not much difference in elevation along the backcountry trail which means the conditions are about the same from start to finish. 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. Long Draw Trail is 17.2 miles long; it's considered a longer walk. Now, this is roughly a 2.5-day backcountry trek, so make sure you've got all your overnight gear packed. The total elevation difference for this wilderness hiking trail is 1,247 feet, and that is about average.