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.

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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.

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Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linked In, Pinterest, YouTube, and Tumblr 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.

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Sign up today for Rock The Ridge on April 30, 2016! Accept the challenge and traverse a 50-mile course within 24 hours by walking, running, or any combination thereof.

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The Mohonk Preserve 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. Click here to learn more!

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Get Into Nature

Dec 5, 2015 -

Taste of Rock The Ridge

Saturday, December 5, 10am. Join our race organizers and Rock The Ridge Ambassadors as they take you on a tour of the course, starting and ending at the West Trapps Trailhead.  All ability levels... View Event »
Dec 6, 2015 -

Mohonk Preserve Member Holiday Party and Sale at Thruway Sporting Goods

Sunday, December 6th, 9:00AM - 2:00PM. Get great holiday deals on premium outdoor gear at Thruway Sporting Goods’ newly-renovated, 30,000 sq ft family-owned store. Enjoy exclusive member discounts,... View Event »
Dec 6, 2015 -

Tour the Daniel Smiley Research Center

Sunday, December 6th, 1:30-3:00pm. With Paul Huth, Mohonk Preserve Director of Research Emeritus.  Drawing from his nearly 40 years of experience working with the collections at the Daniel Smiley... View Event »
Dec 13, 2015 -

Reptile Encounters!

Sunday, December 13, 1:30pm-2:30pm. Bring the whole family and take advantage of this opportunity to meet some fascinating reptiles including a safe, but close look at a Northern Copperhead, an... View Event »

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