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 Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Run, August 9th and the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge, September 28th.  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

Jul 26, 2014 -

My Valley Hike to Bonticou Crag

We’re sorry, but the My Valley Hike to Bonticou Crag has filled to capacity. Please call 845-255-0919 to add your name to the wait list or contact list for future events. Saturday, 8:30am-12:30pm.... View Event »
Jul 26, 2014 -

Volunteer Recruitment Open House

Saturday, 11am-2pm. Sponsored by Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation. Do you want to make a difference and connect with nature in the process? Join us at the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center and learn... View Event »
Jul 26, 2014 -

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

Saturday, July 26th, and Sunday, July 27th, 1pm (weather permitting). This interpretive program will be offered Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm, April through October (weather permitting). No... View Event »
Jul 29, 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 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 »

Mohonk a model for land preservation

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