come enjoy nature's beauty ...

in the majestic Shawangunk Mountains. Visit for a day - be inspired for a lifetime. The Preserve is your perfect destination for recreation, reflection, and restoration. The Visitor Center is open daily 9am-5pm and the land from sunrise to sunset.

photo by Glenn Koehler

Run for the Hills

Sign up today to Rock The Ridge May 2, 2015! Get ready for the 2015 Pfalz Point Trail Challenge and the Rock and Snow "Bridge 2 Bridge" Run

photo by John Hayes

Conservation for the Next Century

Today, the Preserve is preparing for the next 50 years and beyond.  Click here to learn more.

photo by Michael Neil O'Donnell

Get Into Nature

Get up close to a bird of prey or hike the whole ridge. Our exciting programs and events offer something for everyone, supporting lifelong learning.

photo by John Hayes

What's Happening on the Land?

Discover what you might see at Mohonk Preserve today. Check out the Preserve's scientific data on our Interactive Almanac, created in collaboration with IBM.

photo by Stephen Hart


Get Into Nature

Oct 17, 2014 -

Toddlers on the Trail – In Search of Signs of the Glaciers

Friday, 10am-12noon. Join Natasha Piatrunia, Mohonk Preserve Volunteer, and search for evidence of the huge glaciers that passed over our land. We may have the pleasue of seeing hawks up close as... View Event »
Oct 17, 2014 -

Northern Saw-whet Owls: Mohonk’s Silent Visitor

This program has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Registration is still open for the Friday, October 24th program. View Event »
Oct 18, 2014 -

History at the Lime Kiln

Saturday, 9am-12noon. Sponsored by Ulster Savings and Marshall & Sterling Enterprises, Inc. Join John Thompson, Mohonk Preserve Director of Conservation Science, and learn about the natural... View Event »
Oct 21, 2014 -

Richard Louv: The Nature Rich Life

Tuesday, 7:30pm. SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center 100, New Paltz, NY. Presented by SUNY New Paltz Distinguished Speaker Series in partnership with Mohonk Preserve, Adirondack Wild, The Nelson A.... View Event »

In the News

Run for your life - in which our intrepid reporter takes on the Pfalz Point Trail Challenge

By Erin Quinn.  New Paltz Times. Read more »

Mohonk Preserve completes next strategic plan

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Ulster chamber, economic alliance announce annual business award winners

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