The total elevation difference for this hiking and backpacking trail is 1,884 feet, and that is about average. Different parts of this great outdoors hiking trail are at very different elevations, so keep in mind that you may need to dress differently at different elevations. Being 14.6 miles long; it's considered a longer walk. Miners Creek Trail is quite long, so make sure you bring plenty of supplies. This backcountry hike should take you about 2 days, so better have big a backpack to fit all the stuff you need. Miners Creek Trail has only one trailhead, so you're looking at an in and out walk.