Preserver Membership Program

Mohonk Preservers... Leading the Way in Annual Giving!

The Preserver Membership Program represents our highest level of membership and provides critical operating funds. In addition to PLUS+ Membership benefits, Preservers enjoy special benefits, programs, and events that will further your understanding and enjoyment of the Shawangunks.

All Preserver Members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited access to the Preserve’s trail network from sunrise to sunset to hike, run, bike, climb, cross country ski or snowshoe
  • Hike and bike onto neighboring Mohonk Mountain House and Minnewaska State Park lands (access by car subject to fee and availability)
  • Subscription to Ridgelines e-newsletter
  • Free or reduced admission to special programs, events and summer camps for kids
  • Special offers through our Member Rewards Program
  • 10% discount at the Nature Shop
  • Free admission or discounts at ANCA nature centers nationwide

Sentinel Member:          $1,000 - $2,499

All PLUS+ membership benefits plus:

  • Up to four PLUS+ Annual Memberships within the same household.

  • Ten complimentary day passes for hiking, biking, and climbing ($200 value)*

  • Invitation to Hikes and Happenings, a series of special gatherings and outings

  • Sentinel level recognition in Mohonk Preserve’s online Annual Report

$200 of a Sentinel Membership is not tax deductible.


Bonticou Circle:          $2,500 - $4,999

All Sentinel benefits plus:

  • Photographic print, upon request

  • Two tickets to spring social event ($80 value)

  • Bonticou Circle level recognition in Mohonk Preserve’s online Annual Report

$280 of a Bonticou Circle Membership is not tax deductible.


Trapps Circle:          $5,000 - $9,999

All Bonticou Circle benefits plus:

$600 of a Trapps Circle membership is not tax deductible.


Millbrook Circle:          $10,000+

All Trapps Circle benefits plus:

  • Two additional tickets (four total) to the Annual Auction ($320 value)
  • Private use of Visitor Center, upon request
  • Millbrook Circle level recognition in Mohonk Preserve’s online Annual Report

$920 of a Millbrook Circle membership is not tax deductible.

Membership benefits are subject to change.

As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, we are required to inform you that for federal income tax purposes, your membership contribution is tax deductible less the value of goods and services received.

*These benefits are automatically waived if member already holds a Life Membership within the household. Tax deductibility amount will be adjusted accordingly on gift receipt.

For more information about different types of giving, or assistance in making a gift, please contact Director of Donor Relations Mallory Pierce at (845) 255-0919 ext. 1240 or

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