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Fire Closes Trails on Shawangunk Ridge
Update April 29, 2009: Trail Reopened. Click here for news item.The Shawangunk Ridge Trail is closed from Wurtsboro to Ferguson Road in Summitville. People hiking the trail should follow the D&H Canal Path from Sullivan Street in Wurtsboro to Route 209 in Summitville and then turn right on Ferguson Road and continue up the mountain to the trail crossing.
The Long Path is closed at Roosa Gap and Crane Road as Crane Road is closed. LP hikers need to continue on Roosa Gap to Pickles and turn left on Pickles then follow it up the mountain to Shawanga Lodge Road, then continue on Ferguson Road to the trail crossing.
Photo and report by Andy Garrison