Go north on Hwy 101 across bridge then make immediate right onto Road #48 (Lower Smith River Road). Go 15.9 miles then turn left onto 48A North Fork Rd. Go 10.6 miles, then turn right onto Road #23. Continue to the trailhead on the left.
Take Highway 126 west for 33.0 miles. Between mileposts 26 and 27, turn south at “Whittaker Cr. Rec. Area” sign. In 1.6 miles, turn right across a bridge at another Whittaker Creek sign. Follow this road for 1.5 miles, then fork to the left onto Dunn Ridge Road. Continue for 7.0 miles to a T-shaped junction at the end of the pavement. Turn left on Knowles Creek Road and continue for 2.7 miles. Turn right onto Road # 23. Continue to the trailhead.