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 John Hayes


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 Renee Zernitsky


Conservation Science researchers actively monitor the changing ecology of the Shawangunks and are using this information to sustain this important ecosystem. Ongoing bird and vegetation surveys have documented changing wildlife populations and changes in the habitats on which they depend.

Photo by Christy Belardo


Our Member Rewards Program connects you directly to businesses that support the Preserve. Shop with the participating local merchants for discounts and special offers exclusively for Mohonk Preserve Members.

Photo by Gerald Liddelow


Get Into Nature

May 10, 2017 -

Awaken Wednesdays: Qigong for Strength and Healing

Wednesdays, May 10th-June 28th. 7:45-8:30am.  The perfect mid-week antidote to energize and balance your day. Calm your mind, enliven your spirit and enhance your vitality through a practice of... View Event »
May 11, 2017 -

Transition Qigong for Strength and Healing

Thursdays, May 11th-June 29th. 5– 5:45pm. The perfect way to wind down from your day or prepare for evening activity. These gentle but powerful movements will replenish your energy, calm your mind,... View Event »
Jun 6, 2017 -

Evening Yoga at the Pavilion

Tuesdays in June, July, August, and September,  6:00pm-7:15pm. With Jacqui Nash of The Yoga House.  Breathe deep as you relax and take in the fresh air and mountain views. Join Jacqui as you unwind... View Event »
Jun 7, 2017 -

Tango at the Pavilion

Wednesdays June, July, August, and September. 6:30pm-8:30pm. Join Nina Jirka, of Tango New Paltz, and learn how to Tango! Come for an hour-long lesson from 6pm-7pm and stay for open dance from 7pm-... View Event »

In the News

Rocking the Ridge at Mohonk: Passion, perseverance and a fighting spirit

By Geri CoreyThe Chronicle Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes to Rock the Ridge?

By Jane Anderson  Read more »

Signs of spring happening in nature now

By Gretchen ReedPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »

Trapps Bridge replacement project underway at Mohonk Preserve

By John FerroPoughkeepsie Journal Read more »