Hiking & Nature
Nature lovers of all skill levels will appreciate unlimited access to 85 miles of some of the finest New York State hiking trails, in addition to guided nature hikes, canoe tours, and bird walks with our Naturalist. We offer daily guided hikes to our overnight guests. Please check the Daily Activities Schedule for details.
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Transport yourself back in time on 40,000 scenic acres of enchanting forests, mountains, and secluded New York hiking trails located in the Shawngunk Mountains. Come see why the entire Shawangunk region was awarded the distinction of being named "one of Earth's "Last Great Places" by the Nature Conservancy.
Our remarkable New York State hiking trails have graduated levels of difficulty. The more adventurous will enjoy rock scrambles along the network of paths on the cliffs that jut out around the lake. As one of the most distinguished New York State hiking areas, we offer hiking maps to help plan your route.
Our staff Naturalist leads nature walks, early morning canoe tours, and bird walks, and is available to answer questions throughout the year. He is an integral part of our Junior Naturalist program in our Kids’ Club. You are invited to record your observations of the natural world in our nature book.
Guided Nature Hikes
Nature is intrinsic to Mohonk Mountain House. Join us for a hike with one of our guides or a naturalist who will introduce you to Mohonk's history, fascinating rock formations, and intriguing wildlife habitats with the majestic beauty of lake-side cliffs, the serenity of the deep blue waters and the endless complexity of forest life.
Early Morning Canoe Tours
Explore Lake Mohonk in the morning with our staff Naturalist. Birds, mammals, fish, and reptiles are abundant and active at this hour.
Nature and Hiking Theme Programs include: