Located in Ulster County, NY Minnewaska State Park Preserve is situated on the dramatic Shawangunk Mountain ridge, which rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level and is surrounded by rugged, rocky terrain. The park features numerous waterfalls, three crystalline sky lakes, dense hardwood forests, incising sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views, clear streams cut into valleys, world-class rock climbing and 35 miles of carriageways and 25 miles of footpaths on which to bike, walk, hike and simply enjoy. And, all this within an hour and a half drive from New York City.
Split Rock Falls- Mohonk Preserve
A diverse wading area in Coxing Kill where the creek plunges into a small gorge of solid rock and streams out on the other end into a pool. There's also some great hikes and walkways along the stream!
Take 44/55 to Clove Rd. Keep to the right on this dirt road, over bridges, until you get to the to the Coxing Kill Trailhead and parking area.