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 Gerald Berliner


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

2015 Pfalz Point Trail Challenge

Lace up your running shoes and race through fall at Mohonk Preserve! Register now for the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge a ten-mile benefit run on Sunday, September 27th.

Photo by Renee Zernitsky


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Get Into Nature

Apr 19, 2015 -

Robert Lobe's "Field Studies" Exhibition

Sunday, April 19 through Sunday, October 18. In love with the natural environment since childhood, sculptor Robert Lobe confesses to being fascinated by working in the woods: “Perhaps it reminds me... 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 »
Sep 13, 2015 -

Dog Days of Summer Hike

Sunday, September 13th, 10am-12noon. Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger. Bring your favorite furry friend along today for a romp through the fields and forests! All well-behaved dogs on short... View Event »
Sep 18, 2015 -

Toddlers on the Trail – Trees of the Shawangunks

Friday, September 18th, 10am-12noon. Join Kevin Genter, Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and experience different forest habitats as you search for Monarch butterflies headed south for the winter. Bring... View Event »

In the News

Patagonia, preserve rangers train for vertical rescue

by Gretchen ReedPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Extreme Climbers Conrad Anker and Jimmy Chin Interviewed at Mohonk Preserve by ABC News Nightline

Extreme Climbers Brave Sub-Zero Conditions to Reach Mount Meru. Read more »

All-terrain wheelchair expands access at Mohonk Preserve

New Paltz Times Read more »

Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger

By Sharyn FlanaganNew Paltz Times Read more »