Seasonal Trailhead Access - During the winter season, Mohonk Preserve trailheads are open, weather permitting. Some areas, such as Coxing Trailhead and the East Trapps Connector Trail, may experience extended closures due to snow and ice. To check on trailhead access or trail conditions during inclement weather, please call the Preserve Visitor Center at 845-255-0919.
Mohonk Preserve Foothills Update - Site plan mandated safety guide rails are now in place along Gatehouse and Butterville Roads. Roadside parking is available on nearby Pine Road.
Click here for more information on the Mohonk Preserve Foothills Project.
2020 Mohonk Preserve Calendar - The 2020 Mohonk Preserve Calendar is now available! This calendar features beautiful images from the Mohonk Preserve Volunteer Photographers, along with weather and natural history info from the Preserve's Daniel Smiley Research Center. Calendars may be purchased at the Mohonk Preserve Visitor Center or by phone at 845-255-0919.
Duck Pond Update - DEC has completed their assessment of Duck Pond's infrastructure and the Preserve is working with engineers to develop a plan for repairs. Due to fluctuating water levels, the pond is especially dangerous - please stay off of the pond surface and, as always, be sure to keep all dogs on leash.
Drones and other Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - Please remember that Mohonk Preserve prohibits the use of drones and other unmanned aerial systems (UAS) on or above Preserve lands unless such use is approved through our permit application process. This policy supports our commitment to the protection of all wildlife (specifically in this context, birds of all species), and the safety and well-being of our visitors, as well as the quality of their personal experiences in nature. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to, any and all use of drones for purposes such as aerial photography, videography and entertainment/recreational use. For more information, click here.
Banner Photo by Renee Zernitsky