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Outdoor Adventures

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

Mohonk Mountain House offers over 85 miles of hiking trails, ranging from beginner to advanced levels of difficulty.

Visiting for the day? View our Day Guest Packages for more ways to explore our mountaintop.


Rock Scramble

Included in your stay
Closed for the season

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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Rock Climbing

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.

More Details

  • Climbing is available April through November, weather permitting:
    • All-day: 9am – 4pm
    • Half-day: 9am – 1:30pm or 1:30pm – 5pm
  • Prices quoted are based on group size. All climbing equipment is provided by Alpine Endeavors.
  • Children ages 7 – 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

For additional information about rock climbing, please call (845) 256-2752 or email rockclimbing@mohonk.com

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Mountain Biking

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 for $30 a day.

More Details

  • Wheelworks Shop is open daily May through November from 9am – 3:30pm.
  • Children ages 12 or older may ride a rental bike.
  • Biking trail maps are available indicating difficulty. Each trail is also marked with a sign indicating difficulty.
  • Helmets are required and are included in the bike rental fee.
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Included in your stay
Closed for the season

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.

View our Activities Schedule for upcoming sessions, or call 845-256-2186 to book a private archery lesson.

Archery is reserved for overnight guests only. Must be ages 13+. Children ages 7+ can try archery as part of our Kids’ Club program.


Tomahawk Throwing

Included in your stay

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.

View our Activities Schedule for upcoming sessions, or call 845-256-2186 to book a private tomahawk throwing lesson.

Tomahawk throwing is reserved for overnight guests. Ages 13+.


Disc Golf

Discs are available for purchase.

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.

More Details

  • Disc golf course is complimentary.
  • Discs are available for purchase at the WheelWorks Bike Shop or Guest Services.

For additional information about disc golf, please call (845) 256-2147.

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Guided Hikes

Included in your stay, offered daily

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.

View our Activities Schedule for upcoming hikes, or call 845-256-2186 to book a private hiking experience.

Guided hikes are reserved for guests ages 7+


Guided Nature Tours

Included in your stay

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.

View our Activities Schedule for upcoming nature tours, or call 845-256-2186 to book a guided nature tour.

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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