Trail is the road bed of the historic Dalles Military Road.
From Prairie City, take Forest Service road 14. Turn onto Forest Service road 13 along Deardorff Creek. Take Forest Service road 16 south at Short Creek Guard Station. Turn off at Forest Service road 1675. Follow the 1675 road for approximately 6 miles and turn right on Forest Service road 774. Follow the 774 road to the North Fork Malheur River and cross the river. The North Fork Malheur Trail #381 crosses the road along the river. Take the North Fork Malheur Trail #381 north approximately 1/4 mile to the cut-off.