Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

come enjoy nature's beauty ...

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 Glenn Koehler

Run for the Hills

Sign up today to Rock The Ridge May 2, 2015! Get ready for the 2015 Pfalz Point Trail Challenge and the Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Run

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 John Hayes

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

Dec 30, 2014 -

Talk to the Animals

Tuesday, December 30th, 10am-11:30am. Break-up Winter Break with a visit to the Mohonk Preserve!  Join Cathy Shiga-Gattullo, Mohonk Preserve Educator and meet the residents of the Mohonk Preserve... View Event »
Jan 8, 2015 -

Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve

Every Thursday in January, starting January 8, 10am, weather permitting. While the weather outside is frightful, explore the outdoors, indoors! The Visitor Center is a great place for toddlers to be... View Event »
Jan 10, 2015 -

Winter Wings - Birding for Children

Saturday, January 10th, 10-11:30am. Kathy Ambrosini, Mohonk Preserve Director of Education, shows kids and their adult companions who's flying around in the winter woods! Learn how different birds... View Event »

In the News

Run for your life - in which our intrepid reporter takes on the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge

By Erin Quinn.  New Paltz Times. Read more »

Mohonk Preserve completes next strategic plan

New Paltz Times. Read more »

Get Into Nature at Mohonk Preserve

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Ulster chamber, economic alliance announce annual business award winners

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