The Minnewaska State Park Preserve is a 21,106 acre (8,541 ha) preserve located on the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster CountyNew York on US 44/NY 55, five miles (8 km) east of New York State Route 299. It is primarily used for picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing and swimming. There are outstanding views of the nearby Catskill Mountains. There are three sky lakes within the Park Preserve: Lake Minnewaska, Lake Awosting, and Mud Pond.

Minnewaska Falls

Minnewaska Falls

Beach at Lake Minnewaska

Beach at Lake Minnewaska