Upstate NY Hiking, Fishing, Climbing and More
Embark on a Hudson Valley Adventure
One of the most unique features of the breathtaking surroundings of the Minnewaska Lodge is the unparalleled variety of activities and adventures immediately accessible to our guests. The Lodge’s extraordinary location at the base of the Shawangunk Mountains – known as the Gunks – and adjacent to 25,000 acres of natural and state park preserves, offers a variety of seasonal activities to enjoy year-round. Embark on an upstate NY hiking excursion, fish along the famed Hudson River, or experience the rush of climbing at the Gunks.
Additionally, the Lodge’s close proximity to historic towns along the Hudson Valley, such as New Paltz, provides an even greater opportunity for guests to enjoy a multitude of activities and attractions within just a few miles. The Shawangunk Wine Trail, featuring 12 fine small-to-medium wineries, provides education and excitement for everyone from connoisseurs to novices. The trail is host to an array of annual events, including lobster festivals, jazz concerts and more. Tuthilltown Spirits Distillery – the only whiskey distillery in New York State – is located just a few minutes from the Minnewaska Lodge, offering tastings, events and a unique distillery shop.
Following are just a few adventures and attractions to enjoy during your next visit to the Minnewaska Lodge. With such a unique and diverse blend, you will soon find there is a bit of something for everyone.
Skiing & Snowshoeing
The Hudson Valley has some the best Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing within 1.5 hours of NYC. Located next to Minnewaska State Park and the Mohonk Preserve, the Minnewaska Lodge is the ideal base camp for your adventure and a great setting to relax at the end of your day. The lodge provides guests access to a ski room for a safe / dry place to stow your gear - need to equipment for the day, call our incredibly knowledgeable next door neighbors at EMS (845-255-3280). We look forward to seeing you this winter!