Sterling Forest State Park, Orange County, NY


Tappan Zee Bride; US 87 west; get off at exit 15A; turn left onto Route 17 north; in 1.4 miles or so get off at the exit going to Ringwood (just after tan building on right); travel 2.8 miles to the intersection of Route 72 and Route 84 and turn right onto Route 84 north; travel two miles past the northern entrance to IBM; keep going a short distance further and park on the left.


Follow the red trail northwest; it heads past the intersection with the orange blazed Cedar Swamp Trail coming in from the left (southeast); the Fire Tower Trail heads over to intersect with the Stirling Ridge Trail.