Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve

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


Get Into Nature

Feb 5, 2015 -

Thursday Tales at Ten: Story Time at Mohonk Preserve

Every Thursday in February, weather permitting. While the weather outside is frightful, explore the outdoors, indoors! The Visitor Center is a great place for toddlers to be this winter. Cozy up in... View Event »
Feb 5, 2015 -

The Shawangunk Ridge Biodiversity Partnership (SRBP) Lecture Series

These lectures, promoting biodiversity on the ridge, take place at SUNY New Paltz and are open to the public free of charge. Cancellations due to winter weather will be announced on many area radio... View Event »
Feb 7, 2015 -

Race and Training Tips from Rock The Ridge's Race Director

Saturday, February 7th, 4-7 pm. Ken Posner, Race Director for Rock The Ridge, will give a multi-media presentation on his ultra-marathon experiences and success tips. Ken will provide Ridge Rockers... View Event »
Feb 8, 2015 -

Winter Woods Snowshoe or Hike

This program has been cancelled. View Event »

In the News

Accessible Outdoors

By Mohonk Preserve Director of Education Kathy Ambrosini, Children & Nature Network Newsl Read more »

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 »