Leave Incline Village on the Mt. Rose Highway, NV-431, and drive 7.4 miles to the Tahoe Meadows trailhead parking lot on the east side of the road. Pit toilets are available, but water and garbage service are not.
The trailhead for the Interpretive Loop is across the parking lot, south of the pit toilets. It is marked by an informational kiosk describing the trail.
The Tahoe Rim Trail is marked by a kiosk to the west of the pit toilets.
Additional parking is available on the east side of Mt. Rose highway, with access via stairs at three locations between 0.7 and 0.8 miles southwest of the trailhead parking lot.