A Heritage of Preservation in Harmony with Nature
With origins dating back to 1963, Mohonk Preserve has long been a place of recreation, reflection, and restoration. Through the support of our members, donors, and partners, the Preserve has been a leading voice for conservation, speaking with passion and authority to safeguard the natural lands in the Shawangunks, the Hudson Valley, and beyond.
Today, Mohonk Preserve protects and manages in perpetuity 8,000 acres of mountain ridges, forests, fields, streams, ponds, and other unique environments. As New York State's largest nonprofit nature preserve, every year we welcome 150,000 visitors who come to rock climb, mountain bike, hike, ski, and study and enjoy nature.
To accomplish our goal of protecting one of the region's most treasured and beautiful places for generations to come, we conduct programs in four key areas: