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 John Hayes


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 Jacob B. Reibel


Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr, and SnapChat for updates on what's happening on the land, exclusive photos, and more. Share your adventures with #MohonkPreserve and explore your natural world—even when you can't be on the Preserve.

Photo by John Hayes


Eat! Drink! Bid! And help the Preserve fulfill its mission of environmental protection, nature education, scientific research, and recreational enjoyment of the land. Join us for an evening of fun, food, and fabulous NEW things to bid on at the Preserve’s Slingerland Pavilion at Spring Farm in High Falls. Buy your tickets today!


Photo by Michael Dimen


Our Member Rewards Program connects you directly to businesses that support the Preserve. Shop with the participating local merchants for discounts and special offers exclusively for Mohonk Preserve Members.

Photo by Gerald Liddelow


Get Into Nature

May 4, 2016 -

Qigong at the Pavilion

Wednesdays, May 4th-June 29th. 6:00pm-7:00pm. Calm your mind, enliven your spirit and enhance your vitality through a practice of gentle but powerful movements. Exercises for opening your heart,... View Event »
May 4, 2016 -

Tai Chi at the Pavilion

Wednesdays, May 4th - June 29th. 7:00pm-8:00pm. Tai Chi Chuan is a lifelong learning process which can improve health, strengthen the body, increase stamina, generate energy and clear and calm the... View Event »
May 27, 2016 -

Toddlers on the Trail – Wildflowers and Critters

Friday, May 27th, 10am-12pm. Explore the forest searching for wildflowers and critters. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging strollers are not appropriate; for children... View Event »
Jun 7, 2016 -

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 »

In the News

Disadvantaged youth receive outdoor STEM education

By Jenna FlanaganInnovation Trail Read more »

Day’s Work: Elizabeth Long – Mohonk Preserve’s director of conservation science

by Sharyn FlanaganNew Paltz Times Read more »

Preserve marks 120 years of weather records

by Paul HuthPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Preserve has new head of conservation science

By Gretchen ReedPoughkeepsie Journal   Read more »