About Town of Wawarsing
Most of the hilly town is in the Appalachian foot-hills, while the northern most part is in the Catskills. It has three State Forests (Shawangunk Ridge, VerNooykill, and Witches Hole), as well as most of Minnewaska State Park and Sam's Point Preserve, and portions of the Catskill Preserve and Sundown State Park.
US 209 crosses the town, passing through many principal communities: SpringGlen, Laurenkill, Ellenville, Napanoch, the hamlet of Wawarsing, Soccanissing, and Kerhonkson.US 44 begins at a junction with 209 near the east town line. N.Y. Route 52 runs east-west near the southern border.All three roads are part of the Shawangunk Ridge National Scenic Byway.