From Packwood (27.7 miles) on US 12, access the Clear Lake Recreation area on Tieton Reservoir Road (USFS 1200).
Drive around Clear Lake on paved road (USFS 1200) for 5.3 miles. You'll arrive at a dirt road on your right. This is USFS 1205. Great place to air down.
The next 10 miles you'll be on a dirt road. Follow USFS 1205 for 5.7 miles and turn left onto USFS 1204. There is a sign for Section #3 Lake. Continue on this road to the trail head for 4.3 miles.