Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve


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 Michael Neil O'Donnell

Eat! Drink! Bid!

Help the Preserve fulfill its mission of environmental protection, nature education, scientific research, and recreational enjoyment of the land. Join us at the 2015 Annual Benefit Auction.

Photo by Gerald Berliner


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

Photo by G. Steve Jordan


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 Deborah Tracy Kral

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

Apr 19, 2015 -

Robert Lobe's "Field Studies" Exhibition

Sunday, April 19 through Sunday, October 18. Robert Lobe's Field Studies, the first exhibition of sculpture presented at Mohonk Preserve, will be on view. Curated by Charlotta Kotik, curator emerita... View Event »
May 24, 2015 -

Late Spring Wildflower Walk

Sunday, May 24th, 2pm-5pm. Join Barbara Petersen, Roger Roloff and Michael Rider, Mohonk Preserve volunteers, on this forest and ridge hike to search for the colorful blooms of later spring such as... View Event »
Jun 2, 2015 -

Evening Yoga at the Pavilion

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September,  6:00pm-7:15pm.  With Jacqui Nash of The Yoga House.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Jacqui as you unwind... View Event »
Jun 7, 2015 -

Dave Johnson’s Wildlife Photography

Sunday, June 7th, 2-3:30pm. Enjoy a unique opportunity to view stunning photographs of local wildlife. Join Dave Johnson, world-wide photographer, for a discussion of his work. Children ages 8 and up... View Event »

In the News

Volunteer Phenology Observers Document Nature

The Mohonk Preserve Foothills Phenology Project was recognized in the USA-National Phenology Netw Read more »

Mohonk Preserve Receives Conservation Catalyst Grants

Mohonk Preserve was awarded two Conservation Catalyst grants totaling $38,000 from the New York S Read more »

New Shawangunk campground about to open for business

The new Samuel F. Read more »

USA National Phenology Network

Mohonk Preserve is featured on page 8 of the USA National Phenology Network 2014 Annual Report. Read more »