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

Welcome

Get Into Nature

Oct 24, 2014 -

Northern Saw-whet Owls: Mohonk’s Silent Visitor

Friday, 7-8:30pm, (Rain/wind date:10/25th). Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Join Dr. Glenn A. Proudfoot, Visiting Scholar at Vassar College and Mohonk... View Event »
Oct 25, 2014 -

Make a Difference Day 2014

Saturday, 9am-2pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. Would you like to contribute on National Make a Difference Day? Join us at Mohonk Preserve during the largest single-day of... View Event »
Oct 26, 2014 -

Can I Really Run or Walk 50 Miles?: Live Talk with Rock The Ridge Coach Lisa Smith-Batchen

Join us for a special conference call, featuring Rock The Ridge Official Coach Lisa Smith-Batchen, on Sunday October 26 at 7:30 pm ET. Whether or not you're an aspiring long-distance runner, this is... View Event »
Nov 1, 2014 -

Geology of the Shawangunk Mountains

Saturday, 9am-1pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Ray Haberski, Marist Adjunct, will “read” the stories of the Shawangunk rocks, the ridge formation, and... 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

Healthy Lifestyles - Freeman. Read more »

Ulster chamber, economic alliance announce annual business award winners

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