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Mohonk lake activities

On the Lake

The Boat Dock is closed for the season.

Lake Mohonk is a half-mile long glacial lake surrounded by pristine forests and dramatic overlooks. We invite you to take advantage of all our serene lake has to offer, from kayaking to swimming to paddleboarding.

Family row boat on lake

Row Boating

Closed for the season

Enjoy a peaceful moment in nature during a leisurely row around Lake Mohonk. Our classic wooden row boats are uniquely designed for Mohonk Mountain House.

Guests under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Paddle Boat - Lake Activities - Mohonk Mountain House


Closed for the season

There’s something uniquely relaxing about our two-person paddle boats. You and your co-captain can gently circle Lake Mohonk by pedaling with your legs.

Guests under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Young girl fishing on Mohonk


Closed for the season

Each spring, we stock our lake with rainbow trout for the busy season ahead. Lake Mohonk is an ideal spot for catching the over sized trout that swim below. Fishing equipment and rods are available for rent as well as live bait and power bait are available for purchase at the Boat Dock.

Fishing is reserved for overnight guests only. Equipment is available for additional fee.

Canoeing - Outdoor Activities - Mohonk Lake


Closed for the season

Discover the local flora, fish, and wildlife as you paddle around our half-mile long lake. Bring your favorite book and enjoy the serene beauty of Lake Mohonk from the comfort of your canoe.

Guests under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Couple kayaking on lake


Closed for the season

A kayak brings you closer to the water as the sun warms your skin and fresh mountain air rushes over your body.

Guests must be 16 or older to use kayaks.

Young women stand-up paddle boarding


Closed for the season

Our stand up paddleboards will test your balance and agility and offer an entirely new way to experience our lake.

Guests must be 16 or older to use paddleboards.

Kids making sandcastles at Mohonk beach

Beach Swimming

Closed for the season

Cool off from the heat with a refreshing dip in our glacial mountain lake, or sun yourself on our sandy beach and take in the peaceful view.

Beach swimming is reserved for overnight guests only.

Sky over Lake Mohonk

Lake Swim

Closed for the season.

Another popular summer activity is our lake swim, where guests can enjoy a supervised swim across the glacial mountain lake offered at certain times in the day. Only available Father’s Day to Labor Day.

Swimming is reserved for overnight guests only.

People fly fishing on Lake Mohonk

Fly Fishing

Closed for the season

Master the rod, reel, and lure with Bert Darrow, author of Bert Darrow’s Practical Fly Fishing. For additional information or to book private casting lessons, please call (845) 256-2186.

Fly Fishing is reserved for overnight guests only. All equipment is provided when you reserve your lesson.

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