Places to stay

There are many different suitable accommodations available for people visiting the Shawangunks for rock or ice climbing outings. These range from free camping to a five-star mountain resort. The choice is up to you.

Camping ›

American Alpine Club Shawangunk Gateway Campground: The AAC worked with the local land managers to open a great campground - opening day was May 15, 2015! Space is limited with some sites being open to...


Motels: ›

Super 8 Motel 845-255-8865: located in New Paltz near the Thruway

Econo-lodge 845-255-6200 : located in New Paltz.

Days Inn 845-883-7373 : located in New Paltz.

87 Motel 845-255-9220 : located in New Paltz.

High Falls Motel 845-687-2095 : High Falls, 8 miles North of...


Hotels: ›

Mohonk Mountain House - This is THE PLACE to stay. They are located in New Paltz, on top of the ridge. The last of the great mountain resorts, this castle like structure is incredible. They are an all-inclusive resort, and now offer...


Bed & Breakfast's: ›

Minnewaska Lodge 845-255-1110: located in Gardiner right under the cliffs. A great place to stay!

Mountain Meadows 845-255-6144: located in New Paltz, good view...


So you have reservations with us and got a place to crash, what about lunch or dinner?

Climbing will definitely give you an appetite. Here are some of our favorite places to eat:

Gardiner: ›

Bistro Mountain Store - located at the intersection of RT 299 & RT 44/55. This is the place to pick up a sandwich on the way to the Gunks. Call ahead and have it ready for when you get there - 845-255-2999.


New Paltz: ›


Rosendale: ›

  • Alternative Baker - Located on Main St (Rt 213), they make THE best baked goods using only the best ingredients. be sure to try the Lemon Velvet Bites.
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High Falls: ›

The Egg's Nest Saloon - located on RT 213 in High Falls. You can't go wrong here with any choice.