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 Michael Neil O'Donnell

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


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

Photo by G. Steve Jordan


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 Deborah Tracy Kral

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

Apr 11, 2015 -

Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Run

Saturday, April 11, 9am. The annual Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Five Mile Run will be hosted by the Shawangunk Runners and all the proceeds will benefit  Mohonk Preserve.The course offers a rare... View Event »
Apr 17, 2015 -

Toddlers on the Trail – Signs of Spring

Friday, April ­­17th, 10am-12pm. Explore shady hemlock groves, cross seasonal streams, and look for signs of Spring as we hike to the historic Van Leuven Cabin. Bring water and snacks. Please leave... View Event »
Apr 19, 2015 -

Early Spring Wildflowers

Sunday, April 19th, 2-5pm.As the earth begins to warm, the forest reawakens with beauty. Join Barbara Petersen, Roger Roloff and Michael Rider, experienced field botanists and Preserve Volunteers,... View Event »
Apr 23, 2015 -

Healthy Ulster Spring at Mohonk Preserve

Thursday, April 23rd through Sunday, April 26th 10am-4pm. As part of the ongoing campaign to make Ulster the healthiest county in New York, Mohonk Preserve is offering a free, one-month membership... View Event »

In the News

Getting more kids into nature in winter

Mohonk Preserve's Education program, in partnership with the San Miguel Academy of Newburgh, has Read more »

Tips to get the most out of nature

Sunday, March 15, 2015By Kathy Ambrosini  Read more »

Staying Power: Rock The Ridge 50-mile, 24-hour endurance challenge at Mohonk Preserve May 2

By Sharyn Flanagan. Read more »

Rock and Snow Bridge 2 Bridge five-mile run

By Sharyn Flynn. Read more »