From Troy, Oregon, take Troy Road south for a .5 mile and then continue on Eden Lane for 2.2 miles. Turn right on Jubilee Road and follow for 2 miles. Continue on Forest Service Road #62 to the west. Five miles past Long Meadows Guard Station, turn right on Forest Service Road #6217 and follow for 3 miles to the trailhead.
This trailhead is a front door to the wilderness. Accessing trail #3242 is as simple as taking a couple of steps. This trail zig zags down the hill to meet up with other trails at the Wenaha River Trail #3106.