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

Mar 22, 2015 -

Kids’ Day in the Sugarbush

Sunday, March 22nd. 1-3pm.  Join the Longbotham Family, Mohonk Preserve Volunteers, and come along for a short hike and a sweet treat as you join in the fun of maple sugaring! Be ready to tromp... View Event »
Mar 28, 2015 -

A Taste of Rock The Ridge

Saturday, March 28, 9am. Join the race organizers as they guide you through a modified second leg of the course starting and ending at the West Trapps Trailhead. Modified course length will be a 10-... View Event »
Mar 28, 2015 -

Twenty-sixth Annual Signs of Spring Walk

Saturday, March 28th, 2-4pm. Ann Guenther, Naturalist and former Mohonk Preserve Educator, will lead this search for signs of spring such as new green shoots, a bug, or sap dripping from a Maple tree... View Event »
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 »

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 »