Programs & Events

Access For All

Mohonk Preserve is committed to inclusive programming wherever possible. Special seating requests are often possible for lecture-style presentations and many public programs may be ASL-interpreted (American Sign Language) if requested a minimum of 10 business days in advance. For additional information and/or to place a request contact aharrod@mohonkpreserve.org or call (845)255-0919 ext.1239. ASL-interpretation is not available for the Weekend Adult Hikes and Bob Babb Wednesday Walks.

  • Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September,
    6:00pm - 7:15pm.

    Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Peter Beuf as you unwind from your day and reconnect with yourself in this beautiful outdoor setting. The series will focus on Vinyasa Yoga for beginner and intermediate students. Sign up for individual classes, any 8 classes, or the full series. Bring your own mat and water. Rain or Shine. Please arrive 15 minutes early to set-up, so the class can start promptly at 6pm. Children ages 12 and up are welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required and payment is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, register early. The cost per person for Mohonk Preserve members: $12/class, $99/9 sessions, $170/full series. The cost for non-members: $14/class, $116/9 sessions, $195/full series.

    Click here to register.

    Photo by Bonnie Hirschhorn

  • Sunday, June 23. 3-6 pm

    Slingerland Pavilion, Spring Farm Trailhead

    You're invited to an afternoon of foot-stompin' at Mohonk Preserve's Annual Summertime Member Social!

    Come out and feast on delicious barbeque from Hickory BBQ in Kingston and enjoy the high energy bluegrass music of Brooklyn's own Mama Juke.

    Spend a few hours reconnecting with nature (and friends!) as you take in the Million Dollar View of the Catskills from Spring Farm.

    $45 Members
    $55 Non-Members
    $20 Kids 12 and under

    Advance ticket sales only; tickets will not be available at the event.
    Tickets are no longer available.

    Photo by Deborah DiPietro

  • Monday, June 24th, and Tuesday, June 25th 9:30 -11:30pm
    (rain dates Wednesday, June 26th and Thursday, June 27th).

    Join Raj Pandya, Director of the John R. Kirk Planetarium at SUNY New Paltz, for an evening of stargazing. Enjoy the magnificent view at the Slingerland Pavilion as you admire the constellations. Ages 5 and up welcome. Space is limited; register early. Remember to bring layers and a blanket or towel to lie on to view the constellations. $5 per person. Registration is required; space is limited.

    Click here to register.

    Photo by Jacob B. Reibel

  • Friday, July 5th, 7am-8:30am.

    Join Mohonk Preserve Conservation Science staff on an early morning bird walk. No experience necessary, beginners welcome. Bring binoculars if you own a pair (a few pairs will be available on a first come first served basis). This program includes a 1-2 mile walk. Space is limited, Registration is required. Free for Mohonk Preserve members. Non-members receive a complimentary day pass at their first walk. Non-members are welcome to join for the series but will be required to purchase a day pass ($15) or membership thereafter. Please leave pets at home, dogs are not permitted.

    Click here to register.

    Photo by June Archer

  • Friday, August 2nd, 7am-8:30am.

    Join Mohonk Preserve Conservation Science staff on an early morning bird walk. No experience necessary, beginners welcome. Bring binoculars if you own a pair (a few pairs will be available on a first come first served basis). This program includes a 1-2 mile walk. Space is limited, Registration is required. Free for Mohonk Preserve members. Non-members receive a complimentary day pass at their first walk. Non-members are welcome to join for the series but will be required to purchase a day pass ($15) or membership thereafter. Please leave pets at home, dogs are not permitted.

    Click here to register.

    Photo by June Archer

  • Thursdays, August 15 – October 10. 6:30pm-8:30pm.

    Join Nina Jirka, of Tango New Paltz, and learn how to Tango! Breaking from rigidity of learned steps and memorization, we encourage students to develop improvisational skills through simple and dynamic techniques, achieve relaxed and released style, and, most importantly, find new and liberating ways of relating, expressing, connecting, and communicating non-verbally with others. Bring water and comfortable shoes for dancing. All ages welcome. Children must always be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Space is limited, register early. The cost per person for Mohonk Preserve members: $10/class, $90/10 week series. The cost for non-members: $12/class, $90/10 week series.

    Click here to register.

    Photo: Bonnie Hirschhorn

  • September 14, 2019, 4:00 pm.

    Join us for one fabulous night! The Preserve's 22nd Annual Benefit Auction brings supporters together for a great cause.

    This year, you'll have more time to enjoy yourself with neighbors, friends and family. An earlier start, streamlined auction and more creative and delicious food options will combine to make an unforgettable evening! Please raise a paddle in support of Mohonk Preserve!

    Invitations will arrive in July, but tickets are available now!
    Click here to get your tickets now!

    Photo by Linda Moriarty.

  • Sunday, September 29, 2019

    Check in begins at 8:00am. Race starts at 9:00am.
    Mohonk Preserve Spring Farm Trailhead

    The Pfalz Point Trail Challenge is a 10-mile benefit run to raise money for Mohonk Preserve, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the beautiful Shawangunk Ridge. The proceeds from the 2019 race registration fees and sponsorships will support the restoration and maintenance of the carriage roads. The network of more than 30 miles of carriage roads in Mohonk Preserve serves hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, including hosting races, such as Pfalz Point Trail Challenge.

    All pre-registered runners will receive a great-looking commemorative T-shirt. Runners enjoy a FREE post-race chili lunch sponsored by Main Street Bistro featuring meat and meatless chili, cornbread, and green salad.

    Photo by John Hayes

Banner Photo by June Archer