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


Today, the Preserve is preparing for the next 50 years and beyond.  Click here to learn more.

Photo by Gerald Liddelow


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


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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 »
Jul 1, 2015 -

Tango at the Pavilion

Wednesdays in July. 6pm-8pm.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-8pm. Bring water and comfortable... View Event »
Jul 17, 2015 -

Toddlers on the Trail – Stream Walk

Friday, July 17th, 10am-12noon. Join Natasha Piatrunia, Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and explore what is along the stream on a hot summer day. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home.... View Event »

In the News

Samuel F. Pryor III Shawangunk Gateway Campground opens in Gardiner

by Sharyn Flanagan, New Paltz Times Read more »

We surprised a fitness junkie at work and took her on an outdoor adventure

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Escape From: New York City

By Jen Murphy, Outside Magazine Read more »

Volunteer Phenology Observers Document Nature

The Mohonk Preserve Foothills Phenology Project was recognized in the USA-National Phenology Netw Read more »