Outdoor Hudson Valley Activities

Spring, Summer and Fall

The serene lake, winding trails, and lush gardens are all yours. Head outdoors and explore all the exciting Hudson Valley activities we offer for overnight guests as part of your inclusive rate. After a full day of adventure, share your experiences over complimentary afternoon tea and cookies at the Mountain House.

Golf

Our Scottish-inspired Hudson Valley golf course has been in use for over 117 years, making it one of the oldest courses in the country. Named one of the “Top 10 Environmentally Friendly Courses in the United States” by Links magazine and a “Dream Eighteen” destination by The Poughkeepsie Journal for our challenging first hole, the course at Mohonk Mountain House is any golfer’s dream.

Rates

Green fees are complimentary to overnight guests Monday-Friday. On weekends and holidays, green fees are $25 (9 holes) and $32 (18 holes).

Services

Our Golf Shop provides club cleaning, grip repair, bag storage, golf apparel, and electronic handicapping. Along with beverages and snacks, boxed trail lunches can be arranged in advance for your tee time. Rental clubs are available.

Take a lesson with our golf instructor to improve your technique or learn new skills. Advance reservations required.

View our golf brochure, including hole descriptions.

View our golf course map.

For additional information or to reserve your tee time, please call (845) 256-2154.

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Disc Golf

Available year-round (you play in snowshoes in the winter), disc golf is a new game similar to golf but played with Frisbees® and hoops instead of golf balls and holes. Play is complimentary for overnight guests – discs are available for purchase at the WheelWorks Bike Shop or Guest Services.

View our disc golf course map.

For an introduction to disc golf from our Director of Recreation Alex Sherwood, check out this video.

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

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Mountain Biking

Mohonk Mountain House offers 40 miles of spectacular biking trails for riders of all experience levels. Bike rentals and guided bike tours are available to explore the Shawangunk Mountain range.

  • NEW Singletrack Mountain Bike trail.            Learn More!
  • Wheelworks Shop is open daily May-November from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Cost for a bike rental is $30. Children must be 12 years or older to ride a rental bike.
  • Overnight guests are welcome to bring their own bikes.
  • 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 rental fee.

View our mountain biking brochure.

For additional information about mountain biking, please call (845) 256-2147.

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Trail and Carriage Rides

Trail Rides

Embark on a Western-style trail ride on scenic carriage roads at Mohonk Mountain House. Led by experienced trail guides, these rides take you through some of the most beautiful parts of our property on horseback.

  • Trail rides are $45 per person for a 45 minute ride. Private riding lessons are also available at $45 for a half hour, and $90 for a full hour (arena lessons are not available). 
  • Beginner rides are available, and children must be at least 6 years old to ride.
  • Complimentary pony rides are offered for Mohonk Kids’ Club participants as a scheduled activity during certain sessions. You may also schedule a pony ride for $14, based on availability.
  • Long pants and sturdy shoes (no sandals) are required. Certified helmets are required and will be provided by the stables.
  • Overnight guests are welcome to board their own horses at a cost of $45 per night, per horse.

View our stables brochure.

For additional information or to book a trail ride/pony ride, please call (845) 256-2784. You may also email stables@mohonk.com.

Carriage Rides

Take a tour of Mohonk Mountain House in a horse- or mule-drawn carriage. For approximately one hour our horses will take you through the scenic carriage roads around the grounds. Carriage rides are available from April-November, weather permitting.

For guests, carriage rides are $14 per person for a half-hour ride, $28 per person for an hour ride and $45 per person for the Sky Top Tower ride. Private carriage rides can be arranged and are subject to availability.

For additional information or to book a carriage ride, please call (845) 256-2784. You may also email stables@mohonk.com.

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Tennis

Tennis-lovers will enjoy Mohonk Mountain House’s two red clay courts and four green Har-Tru® soft courts. We also offer a full-service Tennis Shop staffed by certified professionals who provide a wide range of tennis programs for players of all ages and skill levels.

Named one of the “Top 75 World Tennis Resorts” by Tennis Resorts Online, our resort offers lessons, mini-camps and clinics to help players of any skill level.

Tennis programming includes:

  • Senior Tennis programs
  • Separate Children's and Teen's introductory clinics
  • Complimentary Round-Robin Mixers
  • Daily stroke or game-based drill clinics
  • Complimentary reserved court time
  • Periodic special events (celebrity pros, visiting national programs)

View our tennis brochure.

Court reservations are required. For additional information or to make court reservations, please call (845) 256-2781.

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Rock Climbing

Take advantage of some of the best rock climbing in the state. Scale the heights of Shawangunk Ridge or rappel down one of Sky Top’s documented climbs. The views will take your breath away!

  • Climbers must be escorted by an authorized guide from Alpine Endeavors.
  • Climbing is available seven days a week, April-November:
    • All-day, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
    • Half-day, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
    • Private group outings for up to 20 participants
  • Prices quoted are based on group size. These prices are inclusive of all charges with the exception of gratuity. All climbing equipment is provided by Alpine Endeavors.
  • Children between ages 7-12 must be accompanied by an adult.

View our rock climbing brochure.

For additional information on rock climbing, please call (845) 256-2752. You may also email rockclimbing@mohonk.com.

Party Size     Half Day    Full Day
Single             $250/person $365/person
2 People $183/person    $257/person
3 People     $169/person $223/person
4-5 People $156/person $210/person
6-9 People $142/person $176/person
10-13 People $129/person $162/person
14+ People $115/person $149/person

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Lawn Games

Families can go head-to-head in fun lawn games such as shuffleboard, croquet, and lawn bowling!

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Theme Programs

Immerse yourself in a particular topic at one of our theme weekends, scheduled with specialized entertainment, music, demonstrations, tastings, presentations, and workshops. Programs available in the spring, summer and fall include:

  • Kids Stay and Eat Free
  • Spring Yoga Weekend
  • Birding and Spring Nature
  • Hiker’s Holiday
  • Artist’s Inspiration Week
  • Summer Nature Week
  • Photographer’s Getaway Week
  • Music Week
  • Summer of Discovery Kids Stay and Eat Free Midweek
  • Festival of the Arts
  • Night of the Shooting Stars: The Famous Perseid Meteors
  • Garden Holiday
  • Music on the Mountain
  • Hudson Valley Harvest
  • Halloween Haunts and Happenings
  • November Special Kids Stay and Eat Free
  • Will Shortz’s Wonderful World of Words
View our theme programs brochure.

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If you are interested in visiting Mohonk Mountain House for the day, visit our day guest section.