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 one hour after sunset.

photo by Michael Neil O'Donnell

Run for the Hills

Sign up today for the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge, September 28th, and get ready to Rock The Ridge May 2, 2015!

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 Celeste Brunell


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 David Johnson


Get Into Nature

Sep 19, 2014 -

Toddlers on the Trail – Trees of the Shawangunks

Friday, 10am-12noon. Join Natasha Piatrunia,Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and experience different forest habitats. You may see Monarch butterflies flying south in the fields along the way. Bring water... View Event »
Sep 20, 2014 -

How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing

Saturday, September 20th, and Sunday, September 21st, 1pm (weather permitting). This interpretive program will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, April through October (weather permitting). No... View Event »
Sep 21, 2014 -

Sketching Workshop at Bonticou Crag

Sunday, 10am-2pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Make art atop a dramatic rocky summit with stunning views in multiple directions. Join artist/mountaineer... View Event »
Sep 23, 2014 -

Evening Yoga at the Pavilion

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September, 6-7:15pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain... View Event »

In the News

Mohonk Preserve completes next strategic plan

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Ulster chamber, economic alliance announce annual business award winners

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Wallkill Valley Land Trust to recognize Glenn Hoagland for his conservation work

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