Directions: From Granite, travel west on Grant County Road 24 (Forest Road 10) for 3.4 miles until the pavement turns to gravel. Continue on Forest Road 10, which turns uphill to the right (west). Travel another 11.5 miles on Forest Road 10 (past the entrance to Olive Lake) and the trailhead is located on the left (south) side of the road.
Directly across from the Desolation Guard Station, the trailhead accesses the Lost Lake Trail #3020 (a non-wilderness trail) on the south side of Forest Road 10 and the Lake Creek Trail #3018 (a wilderness trail) on the north side of Forest Road 10. There are several large dispersed campsites and a stock corral at the trailhead.
Trailhead and dispersed camps, corral and trailhead parking: