From Lone Pine, CA. Heading north on US Highway 395 N for 15 miles to Independence. Turn left (west) on the Market Street, (signed for the Onion Valley.) Market Street turns into the Onion Valley Road in 0.2 miles. Stay on Onion Valley Road for about 13 miles to the trailhead parking area. The trial head is located at the west end of the smaller parking area. You are able to park along the road leading up to the main parking area.