Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

come enjoy nature's beauty ...

in the majestic Shawangunk Mountains. Visit for a day - be inspired for a lifetime. The Preserve is your perfect destination for recreation, reflection, and restoration. The Visitor Center is open daily 9am-5pm and the land from sunrise to sunset.

photo by Glenn Koehler

Run for the Hills

Sign up today to Rock The Ridge May 2, 2015! Get ready for the 2015 Pfalz Point Trail Challenge and the Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Run

photo by John Hayes

Conservation for the Next Century

Today, the Preserve is preparing for the next 50 years and beyond.  Click here to learn more.

photo by Michael Neil O'Donnell

Get Into Nature

Get up close to a bird of prey or hike the whole ridge. Our exciting programs and events offer something for everyone, supporting lifelong learning.

photo by John Hayes

What's Happening on the Land?

Discover what you might see at Mohonk Preserve today. Check out the Preserve's scientific data on our Interactive Almanac, created in collaboration with IBM.

photo by Stephen Hart


Get Into Nature

Mar 5, 2015 -

Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve

Every Thursday in March through March 19, 10am, weather permitting. While the weather outside is frightful, explore the outdoors, indoors! The Visitor Center is a great place for toddlers to be this... View Event »
Mar 7, 2015 -

A Taste of Rock The Ridge

Saturday, March 7th, 9am. Join the race organizers as they guide you through a modified second leg of the course starting and ending at Spring Farm. Modified course length will be a 10-12 mile loop,... View Event »
Mar 15, 2015 -

Kids’ Day in the Sugarbush.

Sunday, March 15th. 1-3pm.  Join the Longbotham Family, Mohonk Preserve Volunteers, and come along for a short hike and a sweet treat as you join in the fun of maple sugaring! Be ready to tromp... View Event »
Mar 21, 2015 -

Twenty-sixth Annual Signs of Spring Walk

Saturday, March 21st, 2-4pm. Ann Guenther, Naturalist and former Mohonk Preserve Educator, will lead this search for signs of spring such as new green shoots, a bug, or sap dripping from a Maple tree... View Event »

In the News

16 Tips For Getting Outside

 By Mohonk Preserve Director of Education Kathy Ambrosini, Children & Nature Network Newslett Read more »

Accessible Outdoors

By Mohonk Preserve Director of Education Kathy Ambrosini, Children & Nature Network Newsl Read more »

Run for your life - in which our intrepid reporter takes on the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge

By Erin Quinn.  New Paltz Times. Read more »

Mohonk Preserve completes next strategic plan

New Paltz Times. Read more »