From McKenzie River Ranger Station, drive east on Highway 126 about 4 miles to Scott Creek Road No. 2649. Take Road 2649 about 8 miles to Road 676, past the junction of Road 640, (look for hiker symbol). Turn left and drive about ¼ mile to the end of the road and Fingerboard Prairie Trailhead. The trail can also be accessed from Benson Trail No. 3502; park at the Tenas Trailhead on Road 640. To access from the Robinson Lake Trailhead, travel east on Highway 126 from McKenzie River Ranger Station to Robinson Lake Road 2664. Take Road 2664 about 4 miles to the trailhead.