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)