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 one hour after sunset.

photo by Michael Neil O'Donnell

Run for the Hills

Sign up today for the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge, September 28th, and get ready to Rock The Ridge May 2, 2015!

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 Celeste Brunell


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 David Johnson


Get Into Nature

Aug 22, 2014 -

Toddlers on the Trail – In Search of Native Americans

Friday, 10am-12noon. Join Natasha Piatrunia, Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and explore the fields and a replica of a Lenape Longhouse. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home. Jogging... View Event »
Aug 23, 2014 -

How Did the Rope Get Up There? History and Practice of Gunks Rock Climbing

Saturday, August 23rd, and Sunday, August 24th, 1pm (weather permitting). This interpretive program will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, April through October (weather permitting). No... View Event »
Aug 24, 2014 -

Dog Days of Summer Hike

Sunday, 10am-12noon. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Join Andrew Bajardi, Mohonk Preserve Ranger, and bring your favorite furry friend along for a romp... View Event »
Aug 26, 2014 -

Evening Yoga at the Pavilion

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September, 6-7:15pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain... View Event »

In the News

Mohonk Preserve hosts Healthy Ulster Autumn, free passes help connect neighbors to nature

Bluestone Press. Read more »

Mohonk carriageways offer pathways to nature

By Gretchen Reed, Mohonk Preserve Director of Marketing and Communications.  Poughkeepsie Jou Read more »

Undercliff/Overcliff Carriage Road

By Kellie McGuire.  Bluestone Press. Read more »

Race through summer at Mohonk Preserve

New Paltz Times. Read more »