This portion of the Shawangunk Ridge Trail is fairly strenuous, rocky and difficult in places, particularly near the Route 52 end, which is located further from main roads.
Directions to Ferguson Road (Roosa Gap-Summitville Road) parking area: Get off Route 17 at Exit 113 and turn North on Rt. 209 toward Wurtsboro. After 1.3 mi. turn right at the light onto Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro. Continue through town and up the hill onto CR. 171/Mamakating Rd. After 2.4 mi. turn left onto Shawanga Lodge Rd. just over the top of the hill. Follow Shawanga Lodge Road 3.2 mi. to the stop sign for Pickles Road. Just after the stop sign turn left onto Ferguson Rd. (Roosa Gap-Summitville Road) immediately opposite 140 Pickles road. The DEC parking area is on the left. The trailhead is marked by three yellow discs on a tree. This trail connects to the blue-blazed SRT.