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Mohonk Preserve

3197 State Route 55, New Paltz, New York, New Paltz, NY 12561
+1 845-255-0919
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Mohonk Preserve is the largest private nature preserve in New York. The Preserve protects 8,000 acres of the Shawangunk Ridge and inspires people to care for, enjoy, and explore the natural world. Preserve lands are open sunrise to sunset every day for hiking, climbing, biking, skiing, horseback riding, and nature study. A current membership or day pass is required to access the lands. Admission to the Visitor Center is always free.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“rock climbing” (35 reviews)
“great hiking” (21 reviews)
“carriage roads” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
3197 State Route 55, New Paltz, New York, New Paltz, NY 12561
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+1 845-255-0919
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"rock climbing"
in 35 reviews
"great hiking"
in 21 reviews
"carriage roads"
in 17 reviews
"mohonk mountain house"
in 31 reviews
"lemon squeeze"
in 23 reviews
"per person"
in 23 reviews
"mountain biking"
in 8 reviews
"swimming hole"
in 7 reviews
"visitor center"
in 16 reviews
"state park"
in 5 reviews
"gorgeous views"
in 8 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 4 reviews
"yearly membership"
in 4 reviews
"day pass"
in 15 reviews
"cross country skiing"
in 8 reviews
"parking lot"
in 13 reviews
"maintained trails"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are miles and miles of hiking trails here- with stunning views! We parked at the gatehouse and hiked to the sky tower. There are many scenic overlooks. It is one of my favorite hikes. The only downside is the high cost ($52 for two...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful trails with stunning views. Ideal for casual and serious walkers. Well worth a visit when in Hudson Valley area

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We visited and did the rather simple Overlook hike that took about 2 hours. The views were wonderful on one side and slightly underwhelming on the other. Everyone we encountered was nice and it was a beautiful day to be out there. We found staff...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The hikes are very nice in the amenities are well clean and hospitable. Everyone seems to be a friendly who I ran into an there is not much chance of getting lost as maps are available.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Actually visited to go rock climbing nearby but at the end of our climbs we had some daylight left to spare so we took a stroll for about 2 hours. Beautiful landscaping and though not lucky to have any wildlife sightings I’m sure it’s even...More

Thank Christenthia L
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We love the Mohonk Preserve! We hiked Frome the main Preserve building to Mohonk Mountain house property. Needed crampons due to icy trails. Beautiful day!

Thank Scanale41
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This preserve is on the Shawanagunk mountain ridge which is prime climbing area for climbers. We came thru in the winter, it was a little icy in patches-definitely need Yak tracks in some parts. Views are worth it.

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

I brought some business associates visiting from overseas here on a Sunday. The views are great, the service was excellent, the food was very good. There buffet was large with a lot of great options. I would have liked to have seen more foods that...More

Thank RBFILMS
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

If you're in the Mohonk area to climb or otherwise recreate and you feel like a swim try the Split Rock Swimming hole. Head out of New Paltz on 299, right on US44 past the Vistor's Center, around the hairpin turn and look for Clove...More

Thank Louetta
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Mohonk Preserve offers opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing and X-C skiing. Miles of carriage roads and trails, and good locations for nature photography. Occasional visitors will opt to pay the day use fee, but the annual membership is a bargain for more...More

Thank LER26
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Mary C
14 September 2017|
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Response from SayHpd | Reviewed this property |
My review is about the Mohonk Preserve and not the hotel. Yes the hotel is extremely expensive. A good value can be had by staying at the Minnewaska Lodge which is close to the Preserve. You can access the amenities of the... More
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Marcia O
20 February 2017|
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Response from MohonkPreserve | Property representative |
Hi Marcia - Yes, we have a paved, handicap-accessible sensory trail behind our Visitor Center and several of our carriage roads have level sections.Our Visitor Center attendant can provide additional recommendations for your... More
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sccr10
15 November 2016|
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Response from Bertsy K | Reviewed this property |
It is fairly tight--but it's not so much a matter of fitting as it is maneuvering out. if you're hesitant have a companion go first to give you a hand.
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