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Outdoor Adventures at Mohonk

The Hudson Valley is known for its lush forests and mountainous landscape. Mohonk Mountain House offers a variety of ways to enjoy this natural beauty. Explore miles of protected forest and scenic hiking trails, master the art of archery, or sharpen your outdoor survival skills.

Included In Your Stay

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Hudson Valley Hiking

Open all year – weather and trail conditions dependent

Mohonk Mountain House offers over 85 miles of hiking trails, ranging from beginner to advanced levels of difficulty. Our hiking trails are the perfect resort outdoor activity for our guests of all ages to participate in and see the most breathtaking views of the Hudson Valley.

 

Rock Scramble Family

Rock Scrambling

Open for the season through mid-November

Mohonk is famous for its Lemon Squeeze, which lies within the Labyrinth rock scramble. Climb through naturally-formed boulders to reach iconic views of the Hudson Valley.

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Guided Nature Tours

Learn more about your surroundings from Naturalist Michael Ridolfo. Join us for one of our guided nature walks, early morning canoe tours, or bird walks. Ask questions, discover (and taste!) edible plants and flowers, and learn to identify local wildlife.

Group Hiking at Mohonk

Guided Upstate New York Hikes

Open all year – weather and trail conditions dependent

10am: Long & brisk hike
2pm: Slow & leisurely hike

Discover Mohonk’s natural history and indigenous wildlife on a guided hike. Our knowledgeable guides will point out local flora and fauna and share stories about the land, people, and wildlife of the Hudson Valley. Guided hikes are reserved for guests ages 7+

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Tomahawk Throwing

Open for the season through November 27

Learn how to adapt to changing conditions and master the art of balance, aim, and power. Once a practical survival skill, tomahawk throwing is recognized as an effective tool for enhanced brain wiring and concentration – attributes that help us in many aspects of our modern lives.

Archery girl

New York Archery

Open for the season through October 30

Archery is the ancient art of awareness, precision, and survival. Learn how to quiet your mind and focus your aim in this tranquil, natural setting. You’ll walk away with introductory archery skills from a certified instructor.

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On the Lake

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.

Additional Experiences

Mountain Biking - Mohonk Trails - Upstate New York

Upstate New York Mountain Biking

Open Mother’s Day Weekend through November 27
Mountain Bike Rentals Available

Experience the rugged, scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley. Explore over 40 miles of wooded trails and dramatic outlooks.

Bring your own bike, or rent one from our Wheelworks Shop!

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Disc Golf in New York

Disc golf is a hybrid game of Frisbee® and traditional golf: instead of hitting a ball into a hole, you’re tossing a disc into a basket.

Our 18-hole disc golf course wraps in and out of wooded forests and cliff-lined mountain vistas.

Alpine Endeavors Rock Climbing

Rock Climbing in the Hudson Valley

Climbers must be escorted by an authorized guide from Alpine Endeavors.

Mohonk offers some of the best rock climbing in the Northeast. Take in breathtaking views of the Hudson Valley as you scale the heights of the Shawangunk Ridge.

Don’t see the activity that you’re looking for? Our recreation team is here to answer your questions. Call us at 845-256-2186 or email us at recreation@mohonk.com.

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