Follow Rt. 159 south for 3 miles to the Shin Pond Pub. Turn left onto the Owlsboro Road and drive 5 miles to Rt. 11. Turn left (north) on Rt. 11 and go 2 miles before turning left on to Mountain Road. The trail is at the end of the field on your right and just beyond a culert. The trailhead is marked with a small sign. Expect to take about 1.5 hours to reach the summit.
Take Rt. 159 North towards Baxter State Park. Go 4.5 miles, take the dirt road to the left (Shin Brook Road). Park your car at the end (1/4 miles you are looking at Sugarloaf Mountain). Trailhead starts here. Stay left until you get to the stream, then follow footpath on your right that goes to the bottom of the falls. There are three sets of falls and the path to the bottom is very steep.