Mountainview Preserve & Kennels is located in the majestic mountains of Westford, NY. We are a family-owned and operated licensed preserve and kennel. The preserve is conveniently located near the historic towns of Oneonta, Cobleskill and Cooperstown and is next to Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park.
We offer the amazing experience of a true upland bird hunt with a personal touch on our groomed, crop-covered fields. Here at Mountainview, we attend to details and can accommodate the entire spectrum of hunters from the novice to the very experienced - including those with disabilities. Book with the confidence that your hunt will be as challenging as you want and as memorable as you expect.
Our German Shorthair Pointers Misty and Gunner are owned and trained by us. They are both very enjoyable and stylish to hunt over. They both love what they do and are very active in the Field Trialing, Hunt Test, and Show Dog Circuits. Gunner recently became a Field Champion and got his Master Hunter Title!!!!
So come hunt with us, with your dog(s) or feel free to hire one of our guide-and-dog teams. Check out our price list for fees to do either of these options.
Misty, our 9 year old German Shorthaired Pointer, holds the titles of Master Hunter, NAVHDA NA Prize I, and Retrieving Dog. Always an amazing hunter!
Gunner, our stud dog and son of Misty is 4 years old GSP, holds the title of NAVHDA NA Prize 1 with a perfect score of 112. Gunner has recently become a Field Champion and obtained his Master Hunter Title!
Introducing our newest addition - Mountainview's Perpetual Motion, AKA - Sage. At 6 months is already a Junior Hunter! She's on her way to joining her "siblings" in becoming another amazing hunting dog!
This website is humbly dedicated to our first German Shorthaired Pointer, the late Chase (3/6/2002-2/3/2014) "Crystals's Chase of the Island" who was a Master Hunter. Bred by Crystal Kennels in Montour Falls, NY, this wonderful hunter and companion crossed the Rainbow Bridge far too early. He brought much love to our home! Run in the endless fields of Heaven, Chasie, and point birds to your hearts delight!