Start Your Adventure at Mohonk Preserve

A car stops at the trailhead booth at Spring Farm, a Trailhead Assistant stands next to the car
Spring Farm Trailhead by Celeste Brunell

Find A Trailhead

Mohonk Preserve has five main trailheads. Click here for more information including address and directions.

Three visitors stand in front of a large trailhead kiosk, one points to a map on the kiosk.
Testimonial Gateway Trailhead by Kate Schoonmaker

Hours, Fees and Land Use Rules

Trailheads open daily at 7 am for members and 9 am for day-use visitors. Please note that Preserve lands and trailheads close at sunset. The Visitor Center is open from 9-5 daily. For more information about visiting the Preserve, click here.

A climber with gear on her harness stands on the cliff, looks down and waves.
Climber by Stephen D. Stewart-Hill

Activities

Hike on 70 miles of carriage roads and trails; Bike on our historic carriage roads; Climb on the world-famous Gunks cliffs; Horseback Ride from our Spring Farm Trailhead; Run through forests, fields, and mountains; or Ski/Snowshoe on groomed and natural terrain. For more information, click here.

No Motorized Vehicles, Stay On Trail, No Dumping or Littering, Leash Your Pets, Clean Up After Pets, No Drones, No Smoking, No Alcohol or Drugs, No Campfires, No Camping, Helmets Required, No Firearms, No Unauthorized Hunting or Trapping

You can help care for the land!

Join the Mohonk Preserve champions who are safeguarding the unique wildlife, flora and fauna on this land which has been designated “one of Earth’s last great places.” With your help, we are monitoring climate change and educating future generations about the importance of conservation.

Every day, rain or shine, in every season you can make a difference on the ridge.

    • Join or Renew
      Mohonk Preserve members enjoy many benefits and are our partners in protecting the Shawangunks!
    • Volunteer
      Contribute your time and energy to the protection of this magnificent landscape.
    • Donate
      With your help we can safeguard this special place for everyone for generations to come.

Banner photo by Jeff Severson