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 21, 2016 -

Late Spring Wildflowers

Saturday, May 21st, 10am-1pm. As the earth begins to warm, the forest reawakens with beauty. Join Michael Rider, Preserve volunteer, for a walk in the woods and search for late spring wildflowers... View Event »
May 22, 2016 -

Full Day Tai Chi Workshop

Sunday, May 22, 9am-3:30pm.  Join Martha Cheo for a partial or full day of Tai Chi and Qi Gong. Begin at 9am with a 1 hour introduction to the slow and graceful movements of Qi Gong and Tai Chi Chuan... View Event »

In the News

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 »

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