Mohonk Visitors' Center
Routes 44/55, New Paltz area, Ulster County, New York
US 87 north to exit 18 for New Paltz; turn left onto Route 299; drive 7.5 miles to the end of Route 299 and turn right onto Routes 44/55; drive 0.6 of a mile and turn right into the Mohonk Visitors' Center.
9/11/2004. Stopped at the Visitors' Center. It is a good center with displays and a great diorama of the Shawangunk ridge. They also have a great shop where I bought quite a few books on the Shawangunk Mountains. Dr. Patrick L. Cooney.
Flowers blooming, April 29, 2006: brief stop
Claytonia virginica (spring beauty)
Euphorbia cyparissias (cypress spurge)
Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion)
Thalictrum dioicum (early meadowrue)
Viola pubescens (yellow forest violet)