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 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 Clay Spencer


Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and SnapChat 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.

Photo by Christian Fracchia


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.

Photo by David Ramage


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 25th.

Photo by Michael Dimen


Get Into Nature

May 4, 2016 -

Qigong at the Pavilion

Wednesdays, May 4th-June 29th. 6:00pm-7:00pm. Calm your mind, enliven your spirit and enhance your vitality through a practice of gentle but powerful movements. Exercises for opening your heart,... View Event »
May 4, 2016 -

Tai Chi at the Pavilion

Wednesdays, May 4th - June 29th. 7:00pm-8:00pm. Tai Chi Chuan is a lifelong learning process which can improve health, strengthen the body, increase stamina, generate energy and clear and calm the... View Event »
Jun 7, 2016 -

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 24, 2016 -

Toddlers on the Trail – What’s Blooming?

Friday, June 24th, 10am-12pm. Explore the forest searching for Mountain Laurel flowers. Bring water and snacks. Please leave your pets at home; jogging strollers are not appropriate for children ages... View Event »

In the News

Like birds? Become a Bird Citizen Scientist

by Megan NapoliPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Butterflies herald spring

By Elizabeth LongPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Disadvantaged youth receive outdoor STEM education

By Jenna FlanaganInnovation Trail Read more »

Day’s Work: Elizabeth Long – Mohonk Preserve’s director of conservation science

by Sharyn FlanaganNew Paltz Times Read more »