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Community Week @ Mohonk Mountain House
December 10, 2017 @ 6:00 am - December 15, 2017 @ 11:30 pmFREE
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. The finest cross country ski trails anywhere. And if it doesn’t snow, you can hike and bike there all week long. It’s Community Week at the Mountain House, when they throw the gates open to the community to enjoy the grounds and the remarkable views from Skytop or Copes Lookout.
If you’re driving, tell them at the gate you’re there for Community Week and get in for free. There are spa, gift shop and special meal discounts and including some special events:
December 10: Hudson Valley Gingerbread Competition. Witness the creativity and craftsmanship of these gingerbread entries.
December 10-15 at 11:15am: House History Tours. Join a Mountain House staff member to learn tidbits of Smiley family history and take a step back in time as you enjoy an intimate look at some of Mohonk’s most celebrated spaces.
December 10-12 & 14-15 from 10am-6pm: Wired Gallery Art Show featuring over 30 local artists and artisans.
December 13: Gift Shop Open House Tastings, raffle, gift wrapping, and afternoon tea and cookies.
Or leave the car at home and take the Wallkill Valley Rail Trail to the Mountain House. Exit at Main Street in New Paltz, ride on 299 West to Gatehouse Road, then go under the grand old entrance and follow the trail to Lenape Road. It goes all the way to the Gatehouse.