A perfect base for your bucket list adventure.
Set up base camp at one of our scenic lodges, each with a style of its own, then walk out the door to endless experiences in the White Mountains, quiet western Lakes Region, or the foothills of the Berkshires. Whether you hike, climb, paddle, backcountry ski, or want to just unwind, our New Hampshire and Massachusetts destinations are a source of year-round adventure for soloists, families, and groups of all sizes. Looking for information about backcountry shelters and tent sites? Click here.
Carter Notch, the eastern anchor of AMC’s hut system was built in 1914, and after more than 100 years, continues to lure those in search of quieter trails and unforgettable summits in this corner of the White Mountains. This hut sits at 3,288 feet with boulder fields and cairns. Learn MoreBook Now
Zealand Falls Hut, constructed in 1932 in the beautiful Zealand Valley, has become a popular destination among families and those new to the backcountry due to the easy hike to reach it and its proximity to its namesake waterfall, a 25-foot high series of cascades on Whitewall Brook. Learn MoreBook Now
Located in Franconia Notch State Park, Lonesome Lake Hut, known affectionately as “Lonestar” for generations of guests, offers big mountain scenery without the big mountain effort. Experience spectacular views of the Franconia Ridge across a pristine glacial lake. Learn MoreBook Now
This building, which was the home of noted artist Frank H. Shapleigh from 1877 to 1894, will offer White Mountain visitors the opportunity to experience mountain hospitality at its best, as well as a great lodging value in a spectacular setting. With hostel-style bunkrooms reminiscent of those at the AMC’s celebrated high mountain huts, as well as shared amenities with the Highland Center Lodge, Shapleigh Bunk House is a great location for your next White Mountain adventure. Learn MoreBook Now
For more than 100 years, Joe Dodge Lodge has welcomed travelers, adventure seekers, and conservation stewards. Nestled in the heart of Pinkham Notch, surrounded by the White Mountain National Forest, Joe Dodge Lodge is the basecamp for some of best the outdoor adventures in the region. Learn MoreBook Now
Nestled at the base of Mount Cardigan and surrounded by 6,000 acres of forest, Cardigan is a year-round retreat for outdoor enthusiasts. Stay at our group campsite, just a 10 minute walk from the lodge where you can enjoy hiking and skiing trails and the backcountry experience without the long hike. Learn MoreBook Now
For over 85 years, High Cabin has been a popular rustic retreat for backcountry enthusiasts looking for a secluded escape with breathtaking scenery. It’s a two mile hike from Cardigan Lodge parking and is protected just below treeline on the saddle between the Mount Cardigan summit and South Peak. Learn MoreBook Now