Of course, this is an overnight hike, 2.5 days normally, so it's a magnificent thing if your backpack is big enough to do the job. Being 16.4 miles long; it's a long great outdoors hiking trail. This is a long backcountry trail, so don't forget to pack enough supplies. Melton Creek Trail has a total elevation difference of 4,283 feet which is a higher than average number. Different parts of this great outdoors hiking trail are at very different elevations, and that means that some parts of the great outdoors hiking trail could be very different from other parts of it. This backcountry trail sometimes gets very dry, so donít forget to check for any current fire restrictions before you go. Melton Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so you'll be hiking it in and back out.