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 Kate Schoonmaker


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 Renee Zernitsky


Our rangers, trailhead assistants, and facilities crew maintain a network of over 75 miles of trails and historic carriage roads, along with bridges, a green-design Visitor Center and grounds, interpretive signs and information kiosks, while also providing services for over 200,000 visitors. Click here to learn more about our Land Stewardship program.

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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.

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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 24th.

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Get Into Nature

Jun 6, 2017 -

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 »
Jun 7, 2017 -

Tango at the Pavilion

Wednesdays June, July, August, and September. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Join Nina Jirka, of Tango New Paltz, and learn how to Tango! Come for an hour-long lesson from 6pm-7pm and stay for open dance from 7pm-... View Event »
Aug 12, 2017 -

Early Morning Bird Walks

Saturday, August 12th, 7am-9am. Join Mohonk Preserve Conservation Science staff on an early morning bird walk. No experience necessary, beginners welcome. Bring binoculars if you own a pair (a few... View Event »
Aug 17, 2017 -

Healthy Ulster Autumn at Mohonk Preserve

Thursday, August 17th, through Sunday, August 20th, 2017 10am-4pm. As part of the ongoing campaign to make Ulster the healthiest county in New York, Mohonk Preserve is offering a free, one-month... View Event »

In the News

Rocking the Ridge at Mohonk: Passion, perseverance and a fighting spirit

By Geri CoreyThe Chronicle Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes to Rock the Ridge?

By Jane Anderson  Read more »

Signs of spring happening in nature now

By Gretchen ReedPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Trapps Bridge replacement project underway at Mohonk Preserve

By John FerroPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »