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All AMC lodges, including newly renovated Cardigan Lodge,
offer year-round activities and accommodations, making them
ideal destinations for any and all seasons. Page 3
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AMC’s Highland Center at Crawford Notch has amenities and
activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels. Page 3
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Little Lyford Pond Camps,
Moose Point Cabin F rom the north woods of Maine to New Jersey’s Delaware Water
Gap, the Appalachian Mountain Club offers destinations and
accommodations tailored for every kind of traveler. You’ll experience
High Mountain Huts
Echo Lake outdoor adventure at its best as a guest at any AMC destination.
AMC Destinations At A Glance
Cardigan Lodge, Our roadside lodges range from shared room Our eight high-mountain huts, situated a day's
High Point Cabin
and shared bath to hotel-style accommodations, hike apart along the famous Appalachian Trail
all with delicious food and daily outdoor activi- in New Hampshire, offer hikers hearty meals,
Three Mile Island LODGE ties. Some offer campsites, too. HUT educational programs, and one-of-a-kind views
of the Presidential Range.
Our regional camps stretch from Acadia In New Hampshire's White Mountains,
National Park to Fire Island in New York. Choose Maine's Mahoosucs, and the Berkshires of
from full-service “family camps” or do-it-yourself- Massachusetts, our campsites offer endless
CAMP style cabins, cottages, and campgrounds. CAMPGROUND
options for outdoor adventure.
Mohican Fire Island
Founded in 1876, the Appalachian Mountain Club, a nonprofit organization with close to 90,000 members, promotes
the protection, enjoyment, and wise use of the mountains, rivers, and trails of the Appalachian region. We believe that the
mountains and rivers have an intrinsic worth and also provide recreational opportunity, spiritual renewal, and ecological
and economic health for the region. We encourage people to enjoy and appreciate the natural world because we believe that
Design: CM Communications, Boston successful conservation depends on this experience.
QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE Our destinations fall into three groups, corresponding to the type of experience for which you are looking.
We have broken them into three separate colors for easy reference—look at the bar at the side of each page to
quickly reference which experience is offered at each location. Keep in mind that some AMC destinations offer
a range of all-inclusive activities and amenities, so check out the details to find the one that is right for you.
Be Our Guest On Your Own Roughing It
Friendly staff prepare and serve meals at these At these quiet getaways, you plan and cook your For campers who prefer rustic accommodations,
destinations. Blankets and pillows are provided. own meals and plan your own excursions. these spectacular settings offer endless outdoor
Most offer organized programs and activities. options, especially for paddlers.
FACILITY & LOCATION PAGE OVERVIEW GETTING THERE ACCOMMODATIONS WHEN TO GO UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
BE OUR GUEST
Highland Center 3 AMC’s newest destination for car private & family rooms with private baths, year-round nestled in Crawford Notch; brand new
Crawford Notch, NH adventure, learning & lodging in shared rooms with shared baths; bed & lodge; all-inclusive outdoor programs &
the White Mountains bath linens provided; wheelchair accessible activities; many lodging options; outdoor
equipment for guests
Pinkham Notch Visitor Center 3 gateway to White Mountain car or bus bunk rooms & family rooms; year-round within the WMNF, at the base of Mt.
& Joe Dodge Lodge backcountry in all seasons for all shared baths; bed & bath linens Washington; extensive programs &
Pinkham Notch, NH skill levels & ages provided; wheelchair accessible activities for all ages; daily deli service &
dining room open to public
Cardigan Lodge & 3 50 miles of ski and hiking trails; car bunk rooms & private rooms; tent June–October secluded lodge atmosphere; newly renovated;
Reservation next to beautiful state park at the platforms & campsites great hiking & skiing for all abilities;
Alexandria, NH base of Mt. Cardigan all-inclusive programs & activities
Mohican Outdoor Center 4 on the AT in beautiful Delaware car or hike bunk houses & private cabins; tent year-round weekend activities and workshops for every
Blairstown, NJ Water Gap Recreation Area platforms & campsites season; hiking, canoeing, swimming &
skiing; Family Camp in Aug.; Teen Wilderness
programs in July
Little Lyford Pond Camps 4 surrounded by mountains & car, ski or snowmobile; log cabins; hot showers in summer May–Oct. & within the famed 100-mile wilderness;
Greenville, ME wilderness just 15 miles east of road closed in winter & cedar sauna in winter; bathroom Dec.–March fabulous backcountry skiing, snowshoe-
Greenville, ME facilities behind each cabin ing, hiking, paddling & fly-fishing
HIGH MOUNTAIN HUTS ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL
Madison Spring Hut 4,800’ 4 AMC’s first hut; between hike (more difficult) all huts have co-ed bunk rooms, June–Sept. gorgeous sunsets; commanding
Mts. Madison & Adams bathrooms & running water setting; accessible via many trails
(no showers); dining areas/common
Lakes of the Clouds Hut 5,050’ 4 highest hut; on southern hike (more difficult) rooms; no electricity; dinner & June–Sept. sweeping views; explore alpine garden;
shoulder of Mt. Washington breakfast provided; daily interpretive easy access to summit & other huts
Mizpah Spring Hut 3,800’ 4 on Mt. Clinton above hike (moderate) May–Oct. surrounded by Southern Presidentials;
Crawford Notch on the edge of Dry River Wilderness
Zealand Falls Hut 2,700’ 4 4-season spot near waterfall hike (easier) June–late-Oct. see moose & beaver ponds; discover the
vast Pemigewasset Wilderness
Galehead Hut 3,800’ 4 most remote hut; great views hike (more difficult) May–Oct. climb to S. Twin for Presidential views; perched
on edge of Pemigewasset Wilderness
Greenleaf Hut 4,200’ 4 central location on loop hike (moderate) May–Oct. spectacular hiking along Franconia Ridge
Lonesome Lake Hut 2,760’ 4 great family destination hike (easier) June–Oct. great view of Franconia Ridge
Echo Lake Camp 5 waterfront camp in stunning car tents with floors & beds; hot showers; July–early-Oct. hiking, rowboats, canoes, kayaks &
Mt. Desert Island, ME Acadia National Park library; rec room; indoor baths sailboats—plus all Acadia has to offer!
Three Mile Island 5 shorefront cabins on boat from cabins with single beds; June–Sept. fun family vacation: hike, swim, boat
Lake Winnipesaukee, NH 43-acre island Meredith, NH outhouses; sun showers & relax
Cold River Camp 5 abundant hiking in car cabins; indoor baths; central July–Sept. activities for children & adults: hiking,
North Chatham, NH beautiful Evans Notch lodge; wheelchair accessible biking, canoeing & swimming
August Camp 6 hiking & camping in Southern vans from Sea-Tac 2-person tents; no electricity or July 16–Aug. 13 range of hikes from strenuous to casual
Mount Rainier National Park, Cascades near Mount Rainier airport plumbing walks in & near Mount Rainier National
Packwood, WA Park
ON YOUR OWN
Noble View Camp 6 eastern edge of Berkshire Mtns.; easily accessible by car; farmhouse; cottages; campsites; May–Oct. summer hiking, whitewater kayaking,
Russell, MA 360 acres; pristine mountain-top farmhouse road open in outhouses; no electricity or nearby beach; nature trails; winter snow-
location winter; parking lot plowed running water shoeing & ski touring
Ponkapoag Camp 6 15 miles from Boston on car, public trans. cabins with beds; woodstoves; year-round hike, swim, canoe & ski in beautiful Blue
Randolph, MA shore of 230-acre pond & hike outhouses Hills
Moose Point Cabin 6 9 miles from Little Lyford Pond car, shuttle, or hike; cabin with bed & bunks year-round quiet, primitive camp; great view of Gulf
Long Pond, ME Camps road closed in winter Hagas mountains
Knubble Bay Camp 6 camp along Maine’s beautiful car cottage with bunk rooms; tentsites year-round wheelchair-accessible launch area
Georgetown, ME coastline
Cardigan Lodge & 3 miles of hiking and skiing trails car private and family rooms with private Nov.–June secluded lodge atmosphere; great base for
Reservation to local peaks and waterfall baths; bunk rooms with shared baths; backcountry skiing & snowshoeing; down-
Alexandria, NH campsites hill ski packages with local areas
Carter Notch Hut 3,288’ 4 easternmost hut amid rock hike (moderate) separate co-ed bunk rooms; bathrooms year-round great base for exploring nearby
ramparts; great in winter mountains & lakes
Zealand Falls Hut 2,700’ 4 plan day trips from the hut hike or ski co-ed bunk rooms late-Oct.–May backcountry skiing & snowshoeing
Lonesome Lake Hut 2,760’ 4 outstanding views hike or snowshoe co-ed bunk rooms Oct.–May located in Franconia Notch State Park
Harvard Cabin 7 southern end of scenic notch car (then short hike) loft-sleeping for 15; gas stove; year-round great base for skiing, hiking, climbing,
Jackson, NH well water; outhouse biking & canoeing
High Cabin 7 southern shoulder of Mt. snowshow or co-ed bunk room; bathroom; no electricity year-round newly renovated; views over southern
Cardigan State Reservation Cardigan at treeline hike (easier) or running water NH; secluded cabin
Fire Island Cabin 7 barrier island; only National public trans., car bunk rooms; hot outdoor showers May–Oct. activities for children & adults; hiking,
Atlantique, NY Wilderness area in NY to ferry sailing, canoeing & swimming
Northwest Camp 7 rustic log cabin hike cabin & tent platform; outhouse year-round secluded log cabin; lots of great hiking
Swan’s Falls Campground 7 in pine forest along Saco River car tentsites; lean-tos; wheelchair mid-May– wonderful canoeing, biking, hiking
Fryeburg, ME accessible Columbus Day
Beal Island Campground 8 coastal island; meadow canoe or kayak campsites; outhouse spring–fall canoe rentals available
Georgetown, ME & woodland camping
AMC Shelters and Tentsites 8 in beautiful White Mountain hike shelters & tentsites seasonal & most are located along Appalachian Trail
WMNF, New Hampshire National Forest year-round
Please Keep in Mind... Most rates quoted include state taxes and program charges. Please read
each description carefully.
1. Pets are discouraged at all locations and prohibited at most. 6. All deposits quoted are in U.S. funds. Please include a self-addressed
2. At some locations there are minimum-age restrictions for stamped envelope (SASE) where noted.
children. Please check each description carefully.
7. Member rates are available to those who show proof of membership when
3. Abuse of alcohol is not permitted at any AMC destination. checking in.
4. Smoking is not permitted at any AMC destination. 8. You will receive detailed information regarding policies, transportation
5. Rates and schedules are subject to change without notice. options, and directions upon registration.
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Highland Center at Crawford Notch Highland Center Rates
Be Our Guest
Crawford Notch, New Hampshire
The Highland Center American Plan includes: Overnight lodg-
ing, breakfast and dinner, and daily guided hikes and activities.
F or more than 150 years, visitors have come to Crawford Notch to experience a spectacular mountain environment. The
Highland Center offers overnight accommodations and outdoor recreation activities that celebrate the natural world.
Mountain hospitality abounds at the Highland Center, where guests learn about the outdoors, experience nature firsthand, and
Child rates apply for children 15 and under. (Rates include 8%
N.H. state lodging tax.)
relax and enjoy the comforts of an environmentally innovative building. Enjoy delicious meals in the dining room and meet fellow
guests as you take in stunning views of Crawford Notch. Relax in the living room, library, and game room. Off-Peak (April 1–April 30/Nov. 1–Dec. 23)
Private Room-Single $124 $149
• cancellations made less than 14 days in advance will forfeit the full Private Room-Double $83/$37 $99/$44
www.outdoors.org, check availability online
payment amount Shared Room $57/$37 $68/$44
Reservations: Transfers may be granted in the event of emergencies and severe weather
Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through at the AMC’s discretion. In most cases, the severe-weather exception Peak (Jan. 1–March 31/May 1–Oct. 31/Dec. 24–Dec. 31)
applies to above-treeline situations. In either case, the Reservations Office
Saturday, fax 603-466-3871, or write AMC Reservations, Private Room-Single $159 $191
must be notified immediately.
P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298.
Restrictions: No smoking, no pets. Abuse of alcohol will not be tolerated. Private Room-Double $109/$37 $131/$44
Season Dates: Open year-round Shared Room $64/$37 $77/$44
Reservations & Policies • private rooms with private baths
2-night minimum stay applies on weekends.
For Highland Center, Pinkham Notch, High Mountain Huts, Mohican 3-night minimum stay applies on holiday weekends.
• family rooms with one double bed, two twin beds & a private bath
Outdoor Center & Cardigan Lodge
Required Payments: All reservations must be paid in full at the time the • shared rooms with shared baths Shapleigh Bunk House (year-round)
reservation is made. Payment may be made by cash, check, Visa, • dining room serving breakfasts, hearty dinners & buffet lunches Shared Bunk Room $43 $49
MasterCard, American Express, or money order. • living room with fireplace, library & conference rooms Bed & Breakfast $25 $29
AMC Chapters: Payment in full is required 4 weeks in advance of date of stay. • information center with education displays
All Other Groups: Payment in full is required 8 weeks in advance of date • complimentary day & evening programs
• year-round Discovery & Adventure Series—go to outdoors.org
Cancellations: Due to the remote location of our facilities, we plan for For information on special multi-day outdoor workshops
your arrival weeks in advance. Therefore:
• retail store for backcountry necessities & guidebooks and weekend activities requiring advance reservations, call
• cancellations received more than 30 days in advance will result in a
full refund • game room with ping-pong tables 603-466-2727 or visit www.outdoors.org.
• cancellations received 14–30 days in advance will receive a refund less • Shapleigh Bunk House offers 16 beds and shared bathrooms
30% of the deposit amount
Pinkham Notch Visitor Center & Joe Dodge Lodge Joe Dodge Lodge Rates
Pinkham Notch, New Hampshire Child rates apply for children 15 and under. (Rates include 8%
N.H. state lodging tax.)
N estled at the base of Mount Washington and commanding spectacular views, Pinkham Notch Visitor Center and Joe Dodge
Lodge offer a unique entry into the White Mountain backcountry. Accessible by car and bus, the Lodge and Visitor Center
offer access to miles of trails from the doorstep—located within minutes of Gorham, Jackson, and North Conway.
Off-Peak (April 1–June 23/Nov. 1–Dec. 23)
Family Rm., Breakfast, Dinner $56/$34 $62/$37
www.outdoors.org, check availability online Accommodations Bunk, Breakfast, Dinner $51/$34 $56/$37
• family rooms & double beds available
Reservations: Lodging Only $39/$23 $43/$25
• comfortable bunk rooms for 2, 3, 4, or 5 people
Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through • shared bathrooms with hot showers
Saturday, fax 603-466-3871, or write AMC Reservations, Peak (Jan. 1–March 31/May 1–Oct. 31/Dec. 24–Dec. 31)
P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. • dining room serving breakfasts, hearty dinners
& deli lunches Family Rm., Breakfast, Dinner $62/$36 $69/$39
Season Dates: Open year-round • living room, library & conference rooms Bunk, Breakfast, Dinner $57/$36 $62/$39
• information center with education displays
Extended Stay Package * $54/$36 $59/$39
Reservations & Policies • retail store for backcountry necessities & guidebooks
Please see this page under Highland Center description.
Lodging Only $45/$24 $49/$26
• complimentary day programs on weekends, holiday periods &
everyday during summer months
AMC shelters, huts, and Pinkham Notch Visitor Center and Joe Dodge * 3 or more consecutive nights, not including Sat. night.
• evening programs on Saturday nights, holiday periods & every
Lodge operate under a special-use permit in the White Mountain evening during summer months Available in June, September, and October.
National Forest. The AMC and the WMNF share a long-standing part-
• year-round outdoor-skill workshops & guided trips Meals
nership in stewardship of the national forest, and both are equal
opportunity service providers. Breakfast/Lunch $6.75/$4.75 $7.75/$5.75
Photo by Jen Powell Photo by Lou Goodman
Dinner $15.00/$8.25 $16.75/$9.50
Trail Lunch $7.75 $7.75
Cardigan Lodge Rates
Child rates apply for children 15 and under. (Rates include 8%
N.H. state lodging tax.)
Full-Service (June 24–Oct. 31)
Shared Room * (per person per night) $51/$32 $62/$39
3-Night Package * $49/$32 $59/$39
Prepaid 3 consecutive nights not including Sat.
Private Room *
AMC lodges feature comfortable, private rooms for families and individuals The Highland Center at Crawford Notch is the perfect destination for outdoor
alike, such as this one at Joe Dodge Lodge. enthusiasts of all ages and abilities and offers a range of amenities to match. Single Occupancy $67 $81
There’s something for everyone, even if it’s just cozying up by the fire. 2+ Occupancy (per person) $59/$32 $71/$39
* Price includes dinner, breakfast, and trail lunch.
Cardigan Lodge & Reservation
Alexandria, New Hampshire Self-Service (Jan. 1–June 23/Nov. 1–Dec. 31)
Shared Room (per person per night) $25/$19 $30/$23
S urrounded by 1,200 acres of AMC owned woodlands, Cardigan Lodge offers volunteer- and staff-led outdoor activities and
workshops in a fantastic setting. Full-service is available throughout the summer. Stay in the comfort of the newly renovated
lodge, nearby at one of the campsites or tent platforms, or in the backcountry high atop Mt. Cardigan at High Cabin.
2+ Occupancy (per person)
www.outdoors.org, check availability online Accommodations Camping (walking access from lodge parking lot only)
Reservations: • lodge has 2 private rooms with private bathrooms & 13 bunk rooms (max. 2 tents/6 people) $17 $20
with shared baths; linens & blankets provided during full-service season
Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Group Campsite
• dining room with family-style hearty meals & trail lunches (max. 6 tents/36 people) $56 $67
Saturday, fax 603-466-3871, or write AMC Reservations,
P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. • living room with fireplace, library, pack-up/gear storage room, Platform Tent
information desk & store (2 bunks) $34 $41
Season Dates: Open year-round • 5 platform tents nearby with 2 cots each; linens & blankets
provided; showers and meals provided for a fee
Reservations & Policies • 14-site campground with table & fire ring; no cots, no linens;
Breakfast $6.50/$4.50 $7.50/$5.50
Please see this page under Highland Center description. shower & meals available for fee
• complimentary weekend & weeklong programs; guided hikes & Dinner $14.50/$8.00 $16.00/$9.00
Restrictions: Pets are not allowed with lodge or platform tent guests, evening activities in summer months Trail Lunch $7.50 $7.50
but may be permitted at campsites if on a leash. • one- and two-day outdoor-skill workshops taught year-round by Camper’s Special (all three meals) $25/$15 $28/$18
AMC Education staff
Photo by Kent Johnson
Be Our Guest Mohican Outdoor Center
Blairstown, New Jersey
L ocated in the beautiful 70,000-acre wilderness setting of the Delaware Water Gap Recreation Area, Mohican Outdoor Center offers
weekend programs, camping, and recreation opportunities, including full-service Family Camp from July 31–September 2. Situated
on a beautiful 60-acre glacial lake, the center includes a section of the Appalachian Trail with connecting loop trails available for hiking.
For weekend events please see detailed listings in AMC Outdoors. Call to register with your Visa, MasterCard, or American Express.
Mohican Family Camp offers families of all sizes and age ranges an opportunity to hike, paddle, relax, swim, and learn about the nat-
ural environment in a family-oriented setting. Family Camp consists of 5 one-week sessions of staff- and volunteer-led programming.
This is a great chance for families to enjoy the beauty and fun of the natural world with other like-minded families. Call 908-362-1221
or visit www.mohicanoutdoorcenter.com for more information or call the reservations number below to register.
www.outdoors.org Mohican Outdoor Center is operated by the AMC in cooperation with
www.mohicanoutdoorcenter.com the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area of the National
Call 908-362-5670, or write Mohican Outdoor Center, Accommodations
All AMC destinations are a great choice for family vacations, such as 50 Camp Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825-9655 (include SASE). • main lodge with fireplace, library & multipurpose function room
the Mohican Outdoor Center, which features a Family Camp in • boathouse overlooking Catfish Pond for meetings or workshops
August that lets you explore the beautiful Delaware Water Gap Season Dates: Open year-round • winterized cabins are co-ed bunk rooms & fully equipped self-service
Recreation Area. kitchens
Reservations & Policies
• private cabins sleep 3–6 people
Deposit: Reservations are confirmed on receipt of a 100% deposit.
Mohican Outdoor Center Rates See cancellation policy under Highland Center, page 3. • walk-in campsites & tent platforms
NJ LODGES, NH HUTS & ME CAMPS
Member Nonmember Inquiries: Email email@example.com or visit • dining hall serving full breakfast, trail lunch & traditional AMC dinner
Adult/Child Adult/Child www.mohicanoutdoorcenter.com. during the summer season
Restrictions: No pets permitted. • Family Camp in August
Bunks Midweek $17/$15 $19/$17 • Teen Wilderness programs in July
Bunks Weekend & Holidays $21/$19 $23/$21
Meals (available 7 days/week during summer season) Photo by Rob Burbank Photo by Lou Lainey
Breakfast $6/$4 $6/$4
Trail Lunch $6/$4 $6/$4
Dinner $14/$9 $14/$9
Campsites are priced based on camp location. Call for rates.
Mohican Family Camp Rates
(July 31–Aug. 5, Aug. 7–12, Aug. 14–19,
Aug. 21–26, Aug. 28–Sept. 2)
Weekly $350/$245 $389/$273
Daily $70/$49 $78/$55
Child rates are for children under 12. Rates include all meals, lodging,
and programs. Some field trips may involve additional fees. Reservations
for partial week stays will be confirmed after July 1, 2005.
Little Lyford Pond Camps in Maine is the ideal destination for family, AMC provides the activities and accommodations—nature
Little Lyford Pond Camps Rates friend, and small group getaways. provides the incredible scenery. Echo Lake Camp provides
myriad waterfront activities set against the spectacular backdrop of
Adult/Child Adult/Child Maine’s Acadia National Park.
Winter (Jan. 1–April 2, Dec. 15–31)
Little Lyford Pond Camps
Other Fees Greenville, Maine
Snowmobile Transportation $40 $40
Gear-only Snowmobile Trans. $25
Summer (May 10–Oct. 30)
S ince the 1890s, Little Lyford Pond Camps has welcomed outdoor enthusiasts to this wilderness setting just 15 miles east of
Greenville, Maine. Bordering on the West Branch of the Pleasant River and within the famed 100-mile wilderness, you’re sur-
rounded by mountain peaks and fresh water offering fabulous backcountry skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, paddling, and fly fishing.
Cabins - Daily $77/$47 $92/$56 Located on 300 acres, it’s the perfect destination for family, friends, and small group retreats. A delicious and hearty breakfast, trail
Cabins - 3-Night Package * $56/$39 $67/$47 lunch, and dinner are prepared daily by the chef and served family-style in the main lodge. Extend your outdoor experience by
Bunkhouse - Daily $56/$39 $67/$47 staying at our self-service Moose Point Cabin, located just 9 miles from Little Lyford Pond Camps (see page 6 for more details.)
Bunkhouse - 3-Night Package * $49/$33 $59/$39
www.outdoors.org, check availability online Accommodations
KI Jo-Mary Forest Gate fee $10 $10
• seven log cabins that sleep 1–6 people
* 3 or more consecutive nights, not including Sat. night. • blankets & pillows provided
Breakfast, trail lunch, dinner, and taxes are included. Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday,
fax 603-466-3871, or write AMC, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. • bathroom facilities located behind each cabin
2-night minimum stay on holiday weekends.
• hot showers in summer; cedar sauna in winter
Season Dates: Mid-December to March, and Mid-May to October • woodstoves; gas & kerosene lamps
Photo by Brian White Reservations & Policies
Please see page 3, under Highland Center description.
High Mountain Huts
White Mountains, New Hampshire
O ur unique network of 8 mountain huts—each a day’s hike apart—stretches 56 miles along the Appalachian Trail through
the White Mountain National Forest, amid some of the most spectacular scenery in the East. Each hut offers bunk room
accommodations, running water, and one-of-a-kind views! Seven huts offer full-service lodging, but you’ll still need to pack
your warm clothes, water for hiking, snacks, and other backpacking essentials. The friendly and knowledgeable hut staff will
prepare a hearty dinner and breakfast to satisfy the hungriest of hikers! Take a self-guided nature walk, hear about local natu-
ral history during a daily interpretive program, or just relax and enjoy the mountain air. Join the company of fellow hikers on
a guided hut-to-hut trip. Call 603-466-2727 for details.
AMC’s network of high-mountain huts offers hikers convenience and
For an affordable backcountry experience, Carter Notch Hut operates on a self-service basis year-round. Self-service huts
comfort along the Appalachian Trail, so you can spend more time
offer an equipped kitchen, partially heated common rooms, and unheated bunk rooms.
enjoying the outdoors.
Full- & Self-Service Hut Rates www.outdoors.org, check availability online Reservations & Policies
Please see page 3, under Highland Center description.
Member Nonmember Reservations: Information on trail, hiking, and weather conditions is available at
Full-Service Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, call 603-466-2725. Proper equipment,
Per Night $77/$47 $85/$52 fax 603-466-3871, or write AMC, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. lunches, snacks, and water are always necessary for a safe and comfort-
Extended Stay * $56/$39 $62/$43 able hike. When you make a reservation you’ll receive AMC’s safety and
Season Dates: Full-service huts provide dinner and breakfast equipment checklist.
Self-Service (Carter Notch Hut & other Self-Service Huts) starting 6/1; Lakes and Madison remain open until 9/17; Lonesome,
$25/$25 $27/$27 Galehead, and Greenleaf remain open until 10/15; Zealand and Accommodations
Mizpah remain open until 10/29. Self-service lodging (no meals or
Shuttle (6/2–10/16) $10/$10 $12/$12 • co-ed bunk rooms
blankets provided) is available at Carter year-round, at Zealand from
10/30 and at Lonesome from 10/16 both until the end of May 2006 • bathrooms with cold running water in season
* 3 or more consecutive nights, not including Sat. night. Not available and at other huts during the spring (5/13–5/29). • no linens, heat, or showers
July or August. For reservations and information on our extended-stay
• lights in common areas run on propane gas or solar electricity
rates, call 603-466-2727. (bring flashlights)
Echo Lake Camp Echo Lake Camp Rates
Be Our Guest
Mt. Desert Island, Maine
Adult $440 $490
A cadia National Park is one of America’s greatest natural treasures—a rare meeting of mountains and ocean that offers dramatic
vistas and unbeatable hiking. The waterfront camp is an exceptional vacation spot amid this spectacular scenery. Optional day
and evening programs make camp life an ideal combination of recreation and relaxation.
Rates include family-style meals, taxes, and AMC program charge.
www.amcecholakecamp.org made at least 30 days before arrival. Campers who give less than 14 days Fee from Bar Harbor airport, $15. No credit cards accepted.
www.outdoors.org notice of cancellation will be charged the full rate of their reservation. Lobsters not included.
Restrictions: Camp facilities are not suitable for children under 4. No pets
Season Dates: July 2–September 3, 2005 allowed. Requests for single tents cannot be guaranteed. No accommoda-
Inquiries: Email inquiries can be sent to ECHOREG@aol.com, visit
tions for special diets. No childcare available. All children under 18 must be
our website at www.amcecholakecamp.org, or call Mary Mitchell at
Reservations & Policies accompanied by a responsible adult.
978-448-2871. Fax number is 978-448-9208.
Reservations confirmed for full weeks only, Sat. to Sat. For leader list, Mail to: March 1–June 15: Mrs. Lawrence F. Buck, 360 Main St.,
see our ad in the March issue of AMC Outdoors. For an update on fall Wethersfield, CT 06109; 860-529-6333. Please include deposit and SASE.
After June 15: Ned & Mary Mitchell, AMC Echo Lake Camp, P.O. Box 219,
programs see either website.
Mt. Desert, ME 04660; 207-244-3747. Please include deposit and SASE. • tents with board floors, beds, mattresses, pillows & bedding equipped for
Deposit: $100 nontransferable deposit per person per week required. 2, 3 & groups of 4–6
Checks payable in U.S. funds to AMC-Echo Lake Camp. Echo does not Important: All reservations will be assigned by lottery in early April. All
accept credit cards. applications postmarked between March 1 and April 1 will receive equal • dining room, kitchen, library & recreation hall with fireplaces
Cancellations: Refunds of one-half of deposit made only if cancellation is priority consideration. • shared bathhouse with hot showers
• rowboats, canoes, kayaks & Sunfish-type sailboats
• weekly lobster picnic & clambake
Three Mile Island
Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire
ME & NH CAMPS
Three Mile Island Rates
S ituated on an island of 43 rocky woodland acres, this shorefront camp offers families a delightful recreational experience in the
heart of New Hampshire’s lake district. Exploration of the woods, swimming, boating, and conservation programs are just a sam-
pling of the pleasures this island getaway offers.
Summer Season Rates
Start your day listening to the call of the loons. Take a prebreakfast paddle around the island—it’s just what you need to work up an
appetite for a hearty meal. There’s plenty to keep you busy or just take all the time you want to relax and soak up the beautiful sur- Double occupancy $418 $84
roundings. And don’t miss the beauty of autumn on the lake—Three Mile stays open for weekends in September. Single occupancy $464 $94
Ages 4–9 $259 $51
www.3mile.org Fall launch times mailed with confirmation.
After June 15: David Grace, Manager, Three Mile Island, AMC via U.S.
Season Dates: June 25–August 27; September, weekends only Mail Boat, Laconia, NH 03246. Please include SASE. Double occupancy $291 $62
Important: Do not send any reservations before April 1. Those post- Single occupancy $333 $69
Reservations & Policies marked April 1 have preference. Nonmembers
Deposit: Summer reservations require a nonrefundable $100 per per-
son deposit. Fall weekends require full payment. Please make payments Accommodations Additional guest fee $83 $23
separately. No credit cards accepted. • 45 cabins & 5 tents on platforms, each with 2 single beds
Cancellations: Payment in full required if written cancellation not • kerosene lamps, linens (summer season only) Fall Weekend Rates Weekend
received 45 days prior to scheduled arrival. • main house (electricity & running water) with reading & game rooms, Per person (payment in full required at time of application)
Restrictions: No children under 4; no pets. Full-week reservations fireplace, woodstove
Labor Day Weekend (Sept. 2–Sept. 5) $144
from Sat. to Sat. are given preference. Summer and fall applications • family-style dining
may reserve no more than 4 cabins or 12 people. • recreation hall September 9–11; 16–18; 23–25 $95
Mail to: Before June 15: AMC Three Mile Island Camp, c/o Sally • retreat cabin with fireplace
Hopkins Wilson, 730 Golf View Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057. Please • outhouses & sunshowers
include SASE. Please indicate preferred launch time (summer only: 9 • waterfront with canoes, sailboats & kayaks
a.m., noon, 2 p.m. [Sat. only] and 5 p.m.) with your reservation.
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A ppalachian Mountain Club is your connec-
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with your family
in the White
Most AMC camps are located on or near a lake or river, providing Some AMC camps, such as Cold River Camp, provide an in the company of
some cool fun in the summer, like Three Mile Island on Lake extension season into the fall for more outdoor adventures
Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire. and beautiful scenery.
want to have fun.
Cold River Camp Year-round, AMC
North Chatham, New Hampshire
offers guided trips,
J ourney back in time for a vacation at a rustic camp on a 100-acre site, with all levels of hiking, in the Cold River Valley and the
less-traveled Evans Notch area of the adjacent White Mountain National Forest. Bike miles of quiet country roads; canoe local
ponds, lakes, and the Saco River. Enjoy the dam pool in camp, or the nearby river, beaches, and trailside pools. Informal summer pro-
shops, and outdoor
destinations for all
gram offers daily volunteer-led hikes, naturalist activities, and varied evening programs. Up to 66 guests enjoy peaceful privacy in levels of experience. Become an AMC member,
individual cabins, sociability in the communal lodge, delicious family-style meals in the dining room, cookouts on the back lawn,
quiet in the library, and games and programs in the recreation hall. Extension weeks offer crisp days, great hiking, few bugs, and a
or if you’re already a member and want to try
more informal schedule. Winter Cabin provides limited accommodations (no services) from October to April. something new, visit www.outdoors.org for all
the information you need to get yourself out-
Winter Cabin (October–April): call Winter Cabin registrar, Mag Wine, doors and having fun.
Season Dates: Summer, July 2–September 3;
207-781-3244 before 9 p.m.
Extension season, September 3–September 17
Mail to: Reservation forms are processed by lottery in postmark order
Reservations & Policies with postmarks commencing April 1. Do not mail before April 1.
April 1–June 27: Lois Winkler, Registrar, 17 Southview Street, Pleasantville,
Deposit: $100/person/week required ($80/person for extension season NY 10570.
reservations). Make checks payable to AMC-Cold River Camp. Please June 27–Sept. 3: Bill and Kathy Waste, Managers, Cold River Camp Cold River Camp Rates
include business-size SASE. Use the reservation sheet provided. AMC, 32 AMC Road, Chatham, NH 03813-5201.
Cancellations: July 2–July 16 July 16–Sept. 3 Ext. (Sept. 3–Sept. 17)
Sept. 3–Sept. 17: Extension Manager, Cold River Camp AMC, 32 AMC
• summer season: must be received by May 31 for 50% deposit refund Road, Chatham, NH 03813-5201. Adult $390/week $445/week $45/day
• extension season: must be received by July 31 for 50% deposit refund
• no refunds after May 31 for summer or July 31 for extension Youth (12–16) $310/week $370/week $35/day
Accommodations Child (2–11) * $230/week $290/week $35/day
• campers who cancel within 2 weeks of scheduled arrival will be charged • single, double & family cabins, most with fireplaces & kerosene lamps * In same cabin as parents.
in full • central indoor bathroom facilities with hot showers Winter Cabin: October–April, no services $30/night
Restrictions: Maximum 10 guests per reservation. Summer season full • linens provided (summer only)
week is Sat. to Sat. Reservations for partial weeks will be considered after All-inclusive rates include meals, rooms, firewood, ice, AMC program
June 27. Minimum stay is three nights in Summer Season. Extension sea- • central lodge with living room, dining room & porch; recreation hall;
library; screened teahouse in woods fee & taxes. Croo gratuity optional. Non-AMC members add 10%.
son reservations by week or day, two-night minimum. No pets allowed. Daily rate summer season is 20% of weekly rate. Camp can accept only
Parents responsible for child supervision. • electricity in common buildings
checks or cash, no credit cards.
Information by phone: Before June 27: call registrar, Lois Winkler, • Winter Cabin (no services; sleeping accommodations only)
914-747-3194 before 9 p.m. July 2–Sept. 17: call camp office, 603-694-3291.
Be Our Guest WA August Camp Rates August Camp
Mount Rainier National Park, Packwood, Washington
Two-Week Session $1250 $1300
Weekly (if available)
Rates do not include airfare.
$700 $750 E xplore the grandeur of Mount Rainier National Park at August Camp. Enjoy spectacular scenery and mountain wildflowers, hike
in the shadow of the second highest peak in the lower 48, walk among towering hemlocks, and relive the drama of volcanic
Mount St. Helens. All levels of hikes will be offered from long, strenuous trips to short, interesting walks. Included are campfires,
singing, ranger talks, programs, and time to enjoy the splendor of Mount Rainier National Park.
Photo by Peter Selig
www.augustcamp.org • Trip cancellation insurance encouraged, such as AMC’s policy with Travel
Insurance Select, call 1-800-937-1387
Season Dates: Session 1: July 16–July 30, 2005, Restrictions:
Session 2: July 30–August 13, 2005. • Camp facilities/activities are not suitable for children under 10
Single weeks (if available): July 16, July 23, July 30, and August 6 • All children under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult
Preference given to a two-week stay. Mail to: Trish Niece, Registrar, AMC August Camp, 810 North Farms
Road, Wallingford, CT 06492. Please include day and evening phone
Reservations & Policies numbers as well as email address. Sorry, no credit cards. Please
Deposit: $300 non-refundable for 2 weeks and $200 non-refundable for 1 include a business-size envelope with 2 first-class postage stamps.
week due with application. Make checks payable to AMC August Camp.
All reservations will be assigned by lottery in early April. All applications Accommodations
postmarked between March 1 and April 1 will receive equal priority • 2-person tents
consideration. Final payment is due June 1, 2005. • family-style meals in dining tent
August Camp is a 115-year-old tradition affording a unique camping
Cancellations: All cancellations MUST BE done by U.S. mail. • sun shower/shower stalls
experience during July and August every year in a new and exciting
• No refunds given on balance due after June 5, 2005 • no plumbing or electricity
• capacity: 64 (including volunteer staff)
Noble View Rates Member Nonmember
Farmhouse – Exclusive Use $70/night $80/night
N oble View consists of 360 acres of old New England farmstead and woodland, offering premier rustic lodging with breathtaking
On Your Own
2-bed Private Room $25/night $35/night views set in the heart of Western Massachusetts overlooking Pioneer Valley. This camp features a quiet, pristine mountaintop
3-bed Private Room $35/night $45/night location offering hiking, cross-country ski trails, whitewater kayaking, and educational programs. The AMC volunteers who manage
Library; Per Bed $10/night $12/night
Noble View are committed to providing a natural retreat for people of all ages and abilities. Consider reserving the North Cottage,
Farmhouse, or either wing of the newly rebuilt Double Cottage in the summer for your family or group. For programs and activities
North Cottage – Exclusive Use $60/night $70/night
Double Cottage (opening summer 2005)
Day Use $1 $2 Season Dates: Open May–October (other times by special • 2 separate cottages
arrangement with registrar) • North Cottage, with 7 beds
Photo by Norm Sims • Double Cottage (opening summer 2005), with 9 beds in each wing
Reservations & Policies • woodstoves for heating
Payment: Full payment in advance + $75 key deposit (refunded upon • 1 location for camping
return of key) • no electricity or running water
Contact: Michael Ripa at 413-572-4501 or email • outhouses
firstname.lastname@example.org • farmhouse road open during winter months, parking lot at entrance
Accommodations • accessibility with winter time limitations (check with registrar when
• 1831 farmhouse with sleeping space for up to 7
T he best of both worlds! Spread along the banks of 230-acre Ponkapoag Pond in the 8,500-acre MDC Blue Hills Reservation, the
camp offers a wilderness experience just 15 miles from Boston. Enjoy a rustic environment and contribute to the preservation of an
Area of Critical Environmental Concern (ACEC). Join in the stewardship with other volunteers in keeping the Ponkapoag spirit alive.
MA & ME CAMPS
AMC “On Your Own” destinations, like Noble View in Russell,
Massachusetts, let you explore the wilderness at your own pace. Season Dates: Open year-round Contact: Trisha & Paul Minton (Caretakers) 781-961-7007, office
hours are 8:30 a.m. to noon or leave a message, or write Trisha
Reservations & Policies Minton, AMC Ponkapoag Camp, P.O. Box 582, Randolph, MA 02368.
Ponkapoag Camp Rates Advance reservations only, by phone, 781-961-7007, or by mail. Mail
all reservation requests to address below. Cabin use during the Accommodations
Cabins $140–$200/week in summer and $30–$50/ summer is by the week. Advance summer reservations (last week • 20 cabins (sleep 4 to 6)
weekend during off-season. Reservations must be in by of June through Labor Day): write on envelope “Attention Summer • bunks with mattresses (bring your sleeping bag)
May 1. Please inquire for extended stay off-season rates. Reservation” and mail postmarked between April 1 and May 1. All • woodstoves (bring your own wood, some wood available)
such advance summer requests will be processed in bulk during the
• no electricity
Tentsites $15/night (nominal fee for day-use). week of May 1.
• no running water in off-season
Deposit: $50 per week required.
No weekend rentals in summer. Call for cancellations. Weekend
Photo by Gerry Whiting rentals in off-season require payment in full. Make checks payable to • limited tentsites in summer
AMC Ponkapoag Camp. • year-round managers on-site
Moose Point Cabin
Long Pond, Maine
L ocated on the southern shore of Long Pond, Moose Point cabin is a remote, primitive camp just 9 miles away from Little Lyford
Pond Camps. Enjoy the spectacular view of White Cap and Gulf Hagas mountains while getting active outdoors with snowshoe-
ing, cross-country skiing, paddling, swimming, and fishing. After a stay at Little Lyford Pond Camps, take the trip to Moose Point
Cabin, relax in the quiet solitude of the area, and explore the miles of logging trails that surround the camp.
www.outdoors.org, check availability online Reservations & Policies
Moose Point Cabin, located 9 miles from Little Lyford Pond Camps in Reservations: See page 3, under Highland Center description.
Long Pond, Maine, offers miles of trails for outdoor fun year-round. Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, fax Accommodations
603-466-3871, or write AMC, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298.
• cabin with 1 double bed, 2 bunks & 1 futon (sleeps 6)
Season Dates: Open year-round • blankets & pillows provided
Moose Point Cabin Rates • wood stove for heat
Member Nonmember • fully equipped kitchen; propane cook stove
Winter $100/night $120/night Knubble Bay Camp
Summer $77/night $92/night Georgetown Island, Maine
Week-long (year-round) $450/week $540/week
Knubble Bay Camp Rates
P erched on the shores of the Sasanoa River, the newly constructed cabin at Knubble Bay Camp is the home base for car, bicycle,
sea kayak, and canoe exploration of the saltwater bays and beaches of this mid-coast Maine location. Knubble Bay serves as the
launch site for Beal Island. The beautiful post-and-beam camp accommodates groups, families, and individuals.
Minimum Cottage Rental (up to 3 people):
Member Nonmember Season Dates: Open year-round Mail to: Loretta O’Brien, Registrar, 150 South Walpole Street, Sharon, MA
2-day Weekend $130 $150 02067. Please include SASE.
Reservations & Policies Inquiries: Call 781-784-6971 or email email@example.com.
3-day Weekend $180 $210 Reservations can be made online. To confirm reservations, a check for the
Weekday $65 $75 full amount of rental fee must be received 10 days in advance of visit. Accommodations
Parking $1/day, Canoe Rental $20/day Special considerations: Accessible for canoeists and sea kayakers
• bunks and futons sleep fifteen
with disabilities (wheelchair to beach). Cottage is not universally
Additional People: $11/night members, $12/night nonmembers accessible. Cottage is rented exclusively to one party. Two-day minimum • kitchen with cookware, propane stove & oven, refrigerator
$2/night children for weekend rentals. Carry-in, carry-out. • woodstove, well with hand pump & indoor composting toilets
• wheelchair accessible
Harvard Cabin Harvard Cabin Rates
On Your Own
Jackson, New Hampshire Member Nonmember
Per Night $6.50 $8.50
L ocated off Route 16, north of Jackson, N.H., Harvard Cabin makes an excellent headquarters for skiing, snowshoeing, day hiking,
climbing, bicycling, and canoeing on the Saco River. The Cabin is available for groups, not individuals. Please consider reserving
the cabin in the summer for your family or group.
Exclusive-use rates during summer months available from registrar.
Reservations: Contact registrar, see right Cancellations: Please inquire when making reservations. Accommodations
Restrictions: AMC trips have priority for reservations in non-summer • loft sleeping space (bring sleeping bags/pads/air mattresses) for
Season Dates: Open year-round months. No pets. group trips up to 15
Mail to: Thomas Giraud, Registrar, 14 Ray St., Providence, RI 02906;
Policies 401-831-4086 (weekdays, 8 p.m.–9 p.m. only).
• large living area with gas-heating stove
Deposit: There is a minimum payment of $85 per night. Make check • kitchen with 2 gas stoves, refrigerator, utensils
payable to AMC Harvard Cabin. • well water with pump
Mt. Cardigan, New Hampshire High Cabin Rates
B uilt in 1931, this rustic cabin high atop Mt. Cardigan has outstanding views over the lakes region of central NH and offers a self-
service experience year-round. The cabin sits on rock ledges below the summit in the midst of hiking trails and at the top of the
Alexandria Ski Trail.
Friday & Saturday
www.outdoors.org, check availability online Season Dates: Open year-round Accommodations
NH & NY CAMPS
Reservations: • 1 co-ed bunk room (sleeps up to 12); no linens or blankets provided
Policies • one composting toilet
Call 603-466-2727, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, fax See page 3, under Highland Center description.
603-466-3871, or write AMC, P.O. Box 298, Gorham, NH 03581-0298. • woodstove
• no electricity; propane cooktop
• no running water; seasonal source nearby requires treatment
Fire Island Cabin
Atlantique, Fire Island, New York Fire Island Cabin Rates
E xplore a beautiful barrier island designated as the only National Wilderness Area in New York State. Enjoy Atlantic Ocean beach-
es or canoe, kayak, and sail on the Great South Bay—all one hour from New York City on public transportation. Volunteer man-
agers and leaders run weekend and midweek activities. Weekend guests share food prep and cleanup; midweek is self-service.
$125/weekend (2 nights—with meals) May–Sept. *
$90/weekend (1 night—with meals) October
$30/night midweek (Sun.–Thurs., lodging only)
* 3-day holiday weekend rates higher
www.amc-ny.org/fac-serv Payment: Full payment in advance with SASE. Nonmembers are welcome when accompanied by an
Cancellations: Weekends—Up to 4 weeks notice, full refund; 2–4 AMC member; higher rates apply.
Season Dates: May–October weeks, refund minus $25; 1–2 weeks, refund minus $25 if replaced;
under 1 week, no refund. Midweek—48 hours notice or charged for
Reservations & Policies minimum of one night. All cancellations incur 20% administration Accommodations
To reserve weekends call 212-606-2293 after April 15, leave charge.
name, phone number, dates. We will call you to confirm avail- Restrictions: Children over 6 welcome midweek (Mon.–Thurs.) • two 12-bunk dorms with mattresses, blankets & pillows (bring linens
ability and request payment. To reserve midweek call 631-583- with adult supervision. Dedicated family weekends and midweek all and sleeping bags)
5366 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Mon.–Thurs. after May 9, ages. No smoking, no pets, no cell phones. • communal kitchen, screened porch, library, decks, shared bath-
2005. To accommodate high demand, registration for peak Information: For more details send 4.5 x 11 SASE to AMC-FIC-Info, rooms, hot outdoor showers & outdoor BBQ
times (July and August) limited to one weekend each month P.O. Box 301, Ft. George Station, New York, NY 10040-0301 or visit
and one week each month. • canoes, sailboats (Sunfish), kayaks, beach umbrellas & chairs
our website at www.amc-ny.org/fac-serv.
Photo by Nancy Zizza Photo by Chris Thayer Photo by Rod Parlee/NW Camp Committee
Harvard Cabin in Jackson, New Hampshire, is a favorite For a self-service experience with extraordinary views of New The four-mile hike to Northwest Camp in Salisbury, Connecticut, leads
destination for groups who need a central base for their Hampshire’s Lakes Region, stay at High Cabin atop Mt. Cardigan, to a secluded, peaceful outdoor setting, with plenty more hiking nearby.
outdoor activities. where great hiking is right outside your door.
Northwest Camp Northwest Camp Rates
Salisbury, Connecticut Payment in full is required 2 weeks after reservation.
T his is a rustic and secluded log cabin in rural northwestern Connecticut. The cabin is open year-round, and there’s lots of
Weekend (Fri. & Sat. night) $60/weekend
Holiday Weekend (3 nights) $90/weekend
Sunday–Thursday $20/night $25/night
Season Dates: Open year-round hiking directions are provided with the reservations confirmation.
Call: Danny Greene at 203-287-8046.
Photo by Marny Ashburne
Reservations & Policies
Reservations are accepted from all AMC members on a first-come, first- Accommodations
served basis. Nonmembers may make reservations for Northwest Camp • cabin, maximum 6 people
between April 1 and September 30. • nearby tent platform, maximum 4 people
Access: A four-mile hike in is required to reach the cabin. Parking and
Swan’s Falls Campground
T he Swan’s Falls Campground offers tentsites in a pine forest along the Saco River. Half of the campsites are secluded and inacces-
sible by car, and all provide access to wonderful canoeing and the White Mountains. Swan’s Falls is especially quiet during the
Swan’s Falls Campground is situated along the banks of the Saco
River, which is a favorite destination for paddlers and kayakers.
CT & ME
week, and becomes a busy put-in during the weekends.
Swan’s Falls Campground Rates
Season Dates: May 10–Columbus Day Mail to: Campground Manager, AMC-Swan’s Falls Campground,
$5/night members, Scout & youth camp leaders
P.O. Box 378, Fryeburg, ME 04037-0378; 207-935-3395.
Reservations & Policies $6/night nonmembers
Reservations are confirmed on receipt of payment in full along with the Accommodations $3/night children 15 and under, Scouts & youth campers
approximate number of people and tents and estimated arrival time. • 18 tentsites, 1 lean-to, fireplaces at 15 sites (stoves recommended for cooking)
Special shelter rates are available. Please contact
Cancellations: No refunds. • picnic tables
Important: Reservations are not processed until after April 15. campground manager for details.
• self-guided nature trail
Restrictions: No admittance after 10 p.m. (11 p.m. on Fri.). Quiet $7.00/day parking members (includes Saco River map)
hours after 10 p.m.
• potable water $9.00/day parking nonmembers (includes Saco River map)
Beal Island Rates Beal Island
Member Nonmember Georgetown, Maine
Adults $11/night $12/night
Children under 12 $2/night
Parking $1/day (at Knubble Bay Camp)
T he AMC’s only coastal destination offers secluded meadowland surrounded by more than 60 acres of woodland and rocky
shore. Access to the island is by canoe or kayak from Knubble Bay Camp. Canoes must be reserved through the registrar.
Canoe rental $20/day Season Dates: April through November Mail to: Gail Fenson, Registrar, 52 Mooers Road, Nottingham, NH
03290. Please include SASE.
Reservations & Policies Inquiries: Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photo by Robert J. Kozlow Reservations can be made online. To confirm reservations, a check for
the full amount of the rental fee must be received 10 days in advance of Accommodations
visit. • primitive campsites • 2 tables, fireplace on beach
Restrictions: Fires permitted in beach fire pit only. Carry-in, carry-out. • outhouse • no water
Rental limited to two groups. No more than 30 people.
Photo by Gail Fensom Photo by Ashish Patel
ME & NH CAMPSITES
Knubble Bay Camp (see page 6) features a newly constructed For an even more secluded setting, canoe or kayak from Knubble Bay
cottage and access to plenty of canoeing and kayaking along Camp to Beal Island Campground, where you’ll find AMC’s only
the Maine coastline. coastal island destination and miles of paddling.
AMC Shelters & Tentsites
White Mountain National Forest, New Hampshire
AMC Shelters and Tentsites are situated throughout the White
T ickets for Hermit Lake Shelter at Tuckerman Ravine must be purchased in advance at Pinkham Notch Visitor Center.
Hermit Lake Shelter is open year-round, with a caretaker present. Inquire about AMC-operated shelters and tentsites within
the WMNF Many of the heavy-use sites along the Appalachian Trail have summer caretakers who provide low-impact camping
Mountain National Forest and are based at stunning wilderness guidelines and collect a nominal fee to defray maintenance costs. Shelters and tentsites are first-come, first-served. Hikers should
locations, such as this one at the AMC Ethan Pond Shelter. always be prepared to follow an alternate plan if the desired site is full. Call 603-466-2721 ext. 116 for more information.
2005 Camp Reservation Instructions
With more than 26 wonderful destinations to visit, selecting your getaway spot
2005 AMC Reservation Form for Camps
• To help expedite your reservation, please provide all information requested. List
may not be easy. But who says you have to choose? Photocopy the reservation
and rank three sets of dates that you would be able to spend at camp. If space is
form and make plans for as many outdoor escapes as you’d like!
filled for your first choice, you then will receive immediate consideration for
This form is only necessary for the following: August Camp, Cold River Camp, Echo Lake Camp, additional choices you’ve listed. If you are submitting a reservation for Cold
Knubble Bay Camp, Ponkapoag Camp, and Three Mile Island. River or Three Mile Island, reservation forms postmarked April 1 will receive
To make reservations for all other camps and locations, please refer to the reservations and policies priority. Echo Lake and August Camp reservations postmarked March 1–April 1
listed in each description. receive equal consideration.
Camps that offer programs as part of the experience may require campers to sign a waiver of liability • It’s past April 1 and you still want to join in on the fun? No problem. We may be able
before confirming reservations. This liability waiver can be downloaded at: to accommodate late requests due to last-minute cancellations. Many registrars main-
www.outdoors.org/pdf/upload/camps-liability-waiver.pdf tain a waiting list—don’t hesitate to check in with any of your destination choices.
NAME OF CAMP: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
For period of (please give your choices): Preferred location at camp (if applicable):
1st: ___________________ to ___________________ 1st: ______________________________________
2nd: ___________________ to ___________________ 2nd: ______________________________________
3rd: ___________________ to ___________________ 3rd: ______________________________________
PLEASE PRINT OR TYPE
Names AMC Membership Age (if under 21)
(Please attach separate sheet with additional names) (Number and type if applicable) (As of July 1, 2005)
Home phone ____________________ Work phone _____________________ Email address __________________ License plate no. _________________
Registration fee enclosed (see specific camp description) $ _______________
MC/VISA _____________________________ Exp. date __________________ (Not accepted at all facilities; check camp descriptions)
Self-addressed stamped envelope enclosed? Yes______ No______
Can you provide transportation for someone else in your area? Yes______ No______
Do you need transportation? Yes______ No______ Signed _________________________________________________
Launch time desired (Three Mile Island only) _______________________________ Date ____________________________