This was a FUN trail. It was more like 3.5 miles total, from the parking lot to the paved trail, to the hiking trail, and on the paved trail back to the parking lot. There is a lovely little stream that you cross 5-6 times (it would be difficult to cross if it had just rained). Lots of rocks, cliffs, a shallow cave, interesting trees, deer tracks, and birds. Hiked with our 3 and 6 year olds and it was hard at times (rocky), but they finished and enjoyed it overall! We will be back!