Maple Mountain Trail is a one trailhead wilderness hiking trail, so you're looking at an in and out backcountry hike. This is a long great outdoors hiking trail, so do pack enough food to last the whole trip. With its 7.8 miles of walking distance it's a mid length walk. 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. The time needed for this hike is roughly 7 hours, but you never know stuff could go wrong and you could get stuck so be prepared for that. The total elevation difference for Maple Mountain Trail is 1,620 feet, and that is about average. Some parts of this hiking trail are much higher up than other parts of the hiking trail, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations.