A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition

Hostels on the Appalachian Trail are part of what makes a thru-hike such a unique experience. We’ve listed 120+ places to stay between Georgia and Maine, including a few lodgings that aren’t technically hostels but are popular enough with thru-hikers to warrant a listing.

Most hostels (including mileage data) are referenced from AWOL’s 2021 Northbound AT Guide, though you’ll find a few listings here that aren’t included in the guidebook. Rates and services were found online/through other listings and are subject to change. Note that the density of hostels decreases as you move north. Once you hit Pennsylvania, you’re likely to wind up in a motel more than once. If we missed a favorite spot, feel free to leave it in the comments.

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: Kincora Hiking Hostel.

About the Appalachian Trail Hostels 2021 Update

Appalachian Trail hostels are part of a constantly changing landscape, and listings can vary dramatically year-to-year. The following list is current as of spring 2021. Be sure to check out each hostel’s COVID precautions before planning your stay, and always wear a mask when indoors with others.

Many of the below Appalachian Trail hostels have options for private rooms, so if you’re able to spend the extra cash, then consider staying in one of those. Overall, use your best judgment when planning your stays this season and be courteous to hostel owners and other guests in light of this year’s extra safety concerns. Check out CDC recommendations when planning your trip, and social distance and mask up in the company of others.

Appalachian Trail Hostels by State


A Complete List of Appalachian Trail Hostels: 2021 Edition


Barefoot Hills Hotel

Address: 7693 US-19, Dahlonega GA, 30533
Phone: 770-312-7342
Mile: 20.6, 6.6 miles east of Woody Gap
Price Range: standard guest room $111
Notes: The legendary Hiker Hostel was acquired by a “luxury destination boutique hotel.” Higher-end rooms are now available, and there is still a bunkhouse, though the prices have significantly increased from $19 to $35.


Above the Clouds Hostel

Address: 1487 State Highway 60, Suches, GA 30572
Phone: 706-747-1022 or 678-983-0954
Mile: 20.6, 1.5 miles west of Woody Gap
Price Range: Bunks for $65
Notes: New hostel opened in 2020, bunks include laundry, loaner clothes, and 2 meals, free pick up and drop off at Woody Gap or Gooch Gap.


Wolf Pen Gap Country Store & Hostel

Address: 41 Wolf Pen Gap Road, Suches, Georgia 30572
Phone: 706-747-2271
Mile: 20.6, 2 miles west of Woody Gap
Price Range: Bunks $32 per night (requires an $18 deposit)
Notes: Store open 7 days 7a-9p.


Mountain Crossings

Address: 12471 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville GA, 30512
Phone: 706-745-6095
Mile: 31.3, on-trail at Neel Gap
Price Range: Bunk $20 includes shower and a towel
Notes: Home of the infamous pack shakedown. Tenting, bunkhouse, friendly cat on site. Very good resupply, fully stocked outfitter with knowledgeable staff. Mail held for 2 weeks with $1 donation optional at pick up. Bunk includes shower and a towel.


Blood Mountain Cabins

Address: 12829 Gainesville Highway, Blairsville, GA 30512
Phone: 706-745-9454
Mile: 31.3, 0.3 miles east of Neel Gap
Price Range: Thru-hiker/first-come-first-serve rate $72, reservation rate $99-109
Notes: Cabin with kitchen, holds up to 6 people, free laundry, 2 pet-friendly cabins.


Barefoot Hiker Hostel

Address: 2957 Morrison Moore Pkwy E, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Phone: 770-312-7342
Mile: 31.3, 18.1 miles east of Neel Gap
Price Range: Individual bunk bed $35
Notes: Full kitchen, includes shower and laundry, shuttles available for extra fee.

Lost on Purpose Hiker Haven

Address: 1061 Konahetah Road Hiawassee, GA 30546
Phone: 706-970-8423
Mile: 52.5, 12 miles west of trail
Price Range: Donation per night
Notes: Donation includes shower, laundry, breakfast, and dinner. Shuttles available. Call for reservation.


Hostel Around the Bend

Address: 7675 Hwy 76 E, Hiawassee, GA 30546
Phone: 706-389-9668
Mile: 69.2, 0.5 miles west of Dick’s Creek Gap
Price Range: Bunks in bunkhouse for $40
Notes: Formally known as Top of Georgia Hostel and Hiking Center. Bunks are walk-in only. Includes laundry, shuttle to town, shared bathrooms and kitchen. Holds resupply boxes for up to 21 days for $5 fee.

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North Carolina

Baltimore Jack’s Place Hostel

Address: 433 E Palmer St, Franklin NC, 28734
Phone: 828-524-4403
Mile: 109.5, 11.1 miles east of Winding Stair Gap
Price Range: Bunk $20, private room starting at $44.95
Notes: On-site coin laundry, bunks and private rooms, help with shuttles, print Smokies permit for free. Bikes to rent for a small fee. Honoring the legendary trail angel Baltimore Jack.


Gooder Grove AT and Adventure Hostel

Address: 130 Hayes Circle, Franklin NC, 28734
Phone: 828-332-0228
Mile: 109.5, 11.9 miles east of Winding Stair Gap
Price Range: Bunk $20, private room $43, tenting $13, laundry $5, shower without stay $10
Notes: Focus on the local ecosystem, serves as a resource for information and issues involving the natural habitat of western North Carolina. Serves boaters, cyclists, and backpackers. Pet friendly.


Chica and Sunsets Hostel

Address: 103 Spring Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: 715-315-0876
Mile: 109.4, 12.9 miles east of Winding Stair Gap
Price Range: $50 per bed
Notes: Run by former AT thru-hikers, Chica and Sunsets. Includes laundry, loaner clothes, shuttle to and from trail, kitchen, and breakfast.


Nantahala Mountain Lodge

Address: 63 Britannia Dr, Aquone, NC 28781
Phone: 828-321-2340
Mile: 128.8, 4.5 miles west of Tellico Gap
Price Range: Bunk beds for $35, private rooms starting at $75
Notes: 3 bunk beds total, call in advance.  Cabins for rent, no pets. Board games, free phone calls to US numbers. Shuttles and slackpacking available. Reservations recommended.


Base Camp Bunkhouse / Nantahala Outdoor Center

appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: Nantahala Outdoor Center.

Address: 13077 Hwy 19 W, Bryson City NC, 28713
Phone: 888-905-7238
Mile: 136.9, on-trail at US  19 & 74
Price Range: Bunks starting at $25
Notes: Large outdoors complex with bunkhouse, cabins, small resupply, large-scale outfitter. Reservations recommended.


Stecoah Wolfcreek Hostel

Phone: 828-735-0768
Mile: 150.5, 3.4 miles east of trail, call Lonnie for pick up from Stecoah Gap
Price Range: $30 per person
Notes: contact [email protected] for information


The Cabin in the Woods

Address: 386 W Stecoah Hts, Robbinsville NC 28771
Phone: 980-406-6446, 224-420-0273
Mile: 150.5, 3.2 miles east of Stecoah Gap
Price Range: $25 bunks, private cabins available
Notes: Cash preferred, mail drops available for guests. Includes pick up from Stecoah Gap, laundry for $5


Creekside Paradise B&B

Address: 259 Upper Cove Rd, Robbinsville, NC 28771
Phone: 828-346-1076
Mile: 158.4, 2.2 miles west of trail crossing at Yellow Creek Rd.
Price Range: $60 private room, $10 tenting, $15 dinner per person
Notes: Pick up and drop off to Yellow Creek Gap crossing with stay. Laundry, hot tub, shower, and free slackpack, pets welcome.


Elmer’s Sunnybank Inn and Hostel

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: Elmer’s Sunnybank Inn.

Address: 26 Walnut St, Hot Springs, NC 28743
Phone: 828-622-7206
Mile: 274.9, located along trail
Price Range: $25 for semi-private room
Notes: Staffed by former AT thru-hikers. Stay includes linens, towel, and shower. Home-cooked breakfast and dinner.


Hostel at Laughing Heart Lodge

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Address: 289 NW Highway US 25/70, Hot Springs, North Carolina 28743
Phone: 828-206-8487
Mile: 274.9, located along trail
Price Range: Bunks for $25, private rooms for $35, tenting for $10
Notes: $5 to shower without stay. Laundry for $6.


The Cabins at Sandy Mush Bald

Address: 19001 NC 209, Hot Springs, NC
Phone: 917-710-5835
Mile: 274.49; 30-minute shuttle ride south of Hot Springs
Price Range: $50 per person
Notes: Breakfast included, hot shower, linens provided, shuttle service available from Hot Springs. Off-grid cabins located on the highest point in Madison County.


Mother Marian’s Hostel

Phone: 828-231-2736, 828-680-9944
Mile: 319.7, located along trail
Price Range: $25 bunk
Notes: $5 shower, $5 laundry, $15 dogs. Free pick up at Big Bald, Sams Gap, Street Gap with stay, resupply shuttle available, free WiFi, accepts credit cards.


Greasy Creek Friendly

Address: 1827 Greasy Creek Road, Bakersville NC, 28705
Phone: 828-688-9948
Mile: 368.6, 0.6 miles east of Greasy Creek Gap
Price Range: $15 bunk, $20 indoor beds, $7.50 tenting,
Notes: $3 shower without stay, Sabbath observed Friday sundown to Saturday sundown, small resupply with fuel, accepts credit cards.


Wild Hearts Lodge

Address: 2199 US 19E Hwy, Newland, North Carolina 28657
Phone: 828-737-7223
Mile: 368.6, 7.7 miles east of Greasy Creek Gap
Price Range: $10 tenting, $39 private room
Notes: Converted bus for bunkbeds coming in 2022. Resupply shuttles available.


Harmony Hostel

Address: 444 S Beech Mountain Pkwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone: 828-898-6200
Mile: 395.3, 2.5 miles east of trail crossing at US 19 E crossing
Price Range: $45 per night
Notes: Cancellation policy, 4-or-more group discount, private beds, wifi. Alcohol only allowed if entire hostel is booked by one group.

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Standing Bear Farm

Address: 4255 Green Corner Rd, Hartford TN, 37753
Phone: 423-487-0014, 423-608-0149
Mile: 241.8, 0.2 miles west of trail crossing at Green Corner Road
Price Range: $20 tenting, $35 bunks, $40 Treehouse or Creekhouse
Notes: Dogs allowed, will also kennel and shuttle dogs for hikers in the Smokies. Resupply and shuttles available.


Laurel Hostel

Address: 105 Iva Lane, Flag Pond TN, 37657
Phone: 423-270-1320
Mile: 311.5, 0.2 Miles east of trail
Price Range: $20 bunk
Notes: Includes laundry, and shower, $5 for shower without stay. Pet-friendly.


Nature’s Inn Hostel & Cabins

Address: 4871 Old Asheville Highway, Flag Pond, TN 37657
Phone: 828-216-1611
Mile: 319.7, 2.5 miles west of Sams Gap
Price Range: Call for rates
Notes: Two bunkhouses and private rooms available. Free shuttle to and from Sams Gap, pet-friendly, laundry, accepts credit cards.


Uncle Johnny’s Nolichucky Hostel

Address: 151 River Road, Erwin TN, 37650
Phone: 423-735-0548
Mile: 344.2, located along trail
Price Range: $15 tenting, $22.50 bunk, cabin starting at $45
Notes: Shower and towel included with stay, $5 without stay. Laundry $5. Dog-friendly, no charge for mail drops for guests. Free town shuttle for guests, outfitter has solid selection of items.


Nolichucky Gorge Campground and Cabins

Address: 101 Jones Branch Road, Erwin, TN 37650
Phone: 423-743-8876
Mile: 345.5, 0.1 miles from Side Trail East
Price Range: Cabins $60, tenting $20
Notes: Showers included, leashed pets allowed.


The Station at 19E

Address: 9367 Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Phone: 423-250-3700, 575-694-0734
Mile: 395.3, 0.4 miles east of trail crossing at US 19E
Price Range: $30 bunk
Notes: Town shuttle, boot dryer, shower, laundry, linens, soaps, and kitchen all included with stay. Slackpacking and shuttle options, free mail drop.


Mountain Harbor B&B and Hiker Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Address: 9151 Hwy 19 E, Roan Mountain, TN 37687
Phone: 866-772-9494
Mile: 395.3, 0.4 miles west of trail crossing at US 19E
Price Range: $10 tenting, $30 single bunk, $55 semi-private king bed, $75 treehouse
Notes: Mail free with stay, $5 for non-guests. Coin-op laundry. $13 breakfast.


Highlander BBQ

Address: 8315 Highway 19 E, Roan Mountain, Tennessee
Phone:  423-895-3013
Mile: 395.3, 3.4 miles west of trail crossing at US 19E
Notes:  Shuttle to/from trail, lodging for restaurant patrons, ask about bunks and showers only.


Scotty’s Budget Solar Hostel

Address: Side trail (0.25W) along utility line from 406 miles sign just north of bench view spot
Phone: 423-772-3450
Mile: 407.9, 0.25 miles west of trail
Price Range: $5 bunk without heat, $10 bunk with heat, $25 private room (single), $35 private room (double)
Notes: Piano, guitar, violin, hot tub, ping-pong, and pool available. Slackpacking, potential WFS, PayPal accepted, no credit cards. Mail drop-offs free if done in advance.


Kincora Hiking Hostel

Address: 1278 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton TN, 37658
Phone: 423-725-4409
Mile: 420.0, 0.3 miles west of trail crossing at Dennis Cove Road
Price Range: Suggested $5 donation
Notes: Owned by Bob Peoples, be sure to ask about trail crew opportunities. No pets, three-night maximum stay. Will hold mail, $5 fee for non-guests.


Black Bear Resort

Address: 1511 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton, TN 37658
Phone: 423-725-5988
Mile: 420.0, 0.6 miles east of trail crossing at Dennis Cove Road
Price Range: $25 bunk, $10 tenting
Notes: Bunkhouse for AT hikers in a mountain resort setting. Stay includes shower with towel and laundry. Will hold mail for hikers, $5 fee for non-guests.


Boots Off Hostel and Campground

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: Boots Off.

Address: 142 Shook Branch Rd, Hampton, Tennessee 37658
Phone: 239-218-3904
Mile: 428.5, 0.1 mile west of trail crossing at Shook Branch Road.
Price Range: $12 tenting, $25 bunk, $60 private room +$10 EAP
Notes: Breakfast, linens, towels, and shuttle included with stay. Full-service laundry for $5. Mail drops free with stay, $5 fee for non-guests. Call ahead with pets. Located in an old-growth forest, new in 2016.


Braemar Castle Hostel and Brown’s Grocery

Address: 613 Highway 321, Hampton, Tennessee 37658
Phone: 423-725-2262
Mile: 428.8, 2.4 miles west of trail crossing at Shook Branch Road
Notes: Check-in at Brown’s Grocery, closed Sunday, cash/checks only, pets ok, WiFi available.


The Rabbit Hole

Address: 391 Hopper Road, Shady Valley, TN 37688
Phone: 423-739-3391
Mile: 449.1, 2 miles east of trail crossing at TN 91
Price Range: $10 tenting, $25 bunk, $60 cabin
Notes: Stay includes shower and coffee. Breakfast for $5, $4 laundry per load. Pets allowed with $5 fee.


Switchback Creek Campground

Address: 570 Wallace Road, Shady Valley, TN 37688
Phone: 407-484-3388
Mile: 449.1. 2.6 miles east of trail crossing at TN 91
Price Range: $10 tenting, $40 cabin for two
Notes: Shower included with stay, laundry for $5. Pets allowed for tenting, not allowed in cabins. Call for ride from trail.


Appalachian Folk School

Address: 3142 Divide Road, Mountain City, TN 37683
Phone: 423-341-1843
Mile: 471.1, 11.1 miles east of trail, near Damascus, VA
Price Range: work for stay
Notes: Non-profit run by Warren Doyle, Sunday-Thursdays, select weeks only. Kitchen, shower, WiFi, laundry, rides to/from AT.

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Crazy Larry’s B&B

Address: 209 Douglas Drive, Damascus, VA 24236
Phone: 276-475-7130
Mile: 471.8, located along trail
Price Range: $40 without amenities, $50 with AC and heat
Notes: Reservations suggested. Stay includes shower, laundry, and breakfast. $3 mail fee for non-guests.


SongPeddlar Rest & Woodchuck Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Appalachian Trail hostels: Woodchuck Hostel.

Address: 533 Docie St, Damascus, VA 24236
Phone: 276-739-8863; 276-475-5888
Mile: 471.8, located along the trail
Price Range: $40 + bed, $15 tipi, $15 tenting
Notes: Has bunks, private rooms, a tipi, tents already set up. No drugs, no alcohol. Small fee for credit cards, has a small resupply with fuel. Known for their blueberry waffles.


The Broken Fiddle Hostel

Address: 104 Damascus Drive, Damascus VA, 24236
Phone: 276-608-1055
Mile: 471.8, located alongside trail
Price Range: $30 bunk, $10 tenting, $75 private room
Notes: Indoor stay includes laundry, shower, and full kitchen use. For non-guests, laundry and shower are each $5.


The Place Hostel

Address: 203 E Creepers Way, Damascus VA, 24236
Phone: 276-206-0440
Mile: 471.8, located alongside trail
Price Range: Suggested $8 donation
Notes: Methodist Church-run, check-in from 2-9pm. Donation-based, tenting and bunks available. Showers for guests with towels and soap. No pets. No alcohol or tobacco.


Mt. Rogers Outfitters

Address: 110 Laurel Ave, Damascus VA, 24236
Phone: 276-475-5416
Mile: 471.8, located alongside trail
Price Range: $21 room
Notes: Maximum two-night stay and two hikers per room. 5 total rooms, no reservations during thru-hiking season. Shower included with stay.


Troutdale Church Hostel

Address: 62 Sapphire Lane, Troutdale, VA 24378
Phone: 276-677-4092; 276-677-4278
Mile: 520.2, 2.6 miles east of trail crossing at Dickey Gap (VA 650)
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Hostel housed in a church with microwave and shower. No mail drops.


Sufi Lodge

Address: 67 High Country Lane, Troutdale, VA 24378
Phone: 276-677-0195; 276-781-6345
Mile: 520.2, 3.1 miles east of trail crossing at Dickey Gap (VA 650)
Price Range: $49+ private rooms
Notes: Available services: massage, dry carbon sauna, laundry, dinner, restock, equipment rental, shuttle, and slackpacking. Halal, vegetarian, and vegan meals upon request. Advance notice recommended. Make reservations online. All rooms include linens, shower, hot breakfast, WiFi, Epsom salt foot bath, free mail drop, and Dickey Gap shuttle. For pick up: NOBOs call from Hurricane Shelter, SOBOs call from Trimpi Shelter.


Long Neck Lair

Address: 7530 Lee Hwy, Rural Retreat, VA 24368
Phone: 276-698 2079
Mile: 545.7, 0.4 miles east of trail crossing at VA 683
Price Range: $35 bunk, $18 tenting
Notes: AT bunkhouse on an alpaca farm. Can meet alpacas. Call ahead. Private and semi-private rooms available, breakfast included with stay.


Relax Inn

Address: 7253 Lee Highway, Rural Retreat, VA 24368
Phone: 276-783-5811; 276-783-1855
Mile: 545.7, just west of trail crossing at VA 683, US 11
Price Range: $50 room, extra $5 for each additional person
Notes: Will hold mail for up to 1 month. Government-issued ID required for check-in.


Quarter Way Inn 

Address: 4083 Old Rich Valley Rd, Ceres VA, 24318
Phone: 276-522-4603
Mile: 555.8, 0.3 miles west of trail crossing at VA 610
Price Range: $30 bunk, $18 tenting
Notes: $12 breakfast. Stay includes shower, laundry, loaner clothes, towel, and coffee. Resupply, shuttle to store, and slackpacking available.


Bear Garden Hiker Hostel

Address: 306 West Blue Grass Trail, Ceres, Virginia 24318
Phone: 248-249-1951
Mile: 558.2, 100 yards east of trail crossing at VA 42
Price Range: $20 bunk, $100 small house (can sleep up to 6)
Notes: Stay includes cold breakfast, shower, WiFi, microwave, fridge, and privy. $5 laundry.


Appalachian Dreamer Hiker Hostel

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: Appalachian Dreamer Hiker Hostel.

Address: 502 Dotson Ridge Rd (Hwy 619), Ceres, VA 24318
Phone: 276-970-2834
Mile: 558.2, 2.8 miles west of trail crossing at VA 42
Price Range: $25 donation requested
Notes: Reservation required, call in advance. Donation-based hostel on a working farm with farm animals! Photo ID required for stay. Breakfast and laundry included with stay.


Mountain Garden Hostel

Address: 1404 Banks Ridge Rd, Tazewell, VA 24651
Phone: 276-472-2150; 276-245-5023
Mile: 576, 5.2 miles west of trail crossing at VA 623
Pricing: $15-$30 tenting and bunks, $50 private room
Notes: Hard to find- call for shuttle: $3 one-way/$5-$7.50 round-trip. Kitchen use and fuel available.


Lickskillet Hostel

Address: 35 Price Ridge Road, Bland, VA 24315
Phone: 276-779-5447
Mile: 604.9, 0.6 miles east of trail crossing at Lickskillet Hollow
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Church-owned hostel, shuttle runs to Bland. Mail drops available for guests.


Weary Feet Hostel

Address: 13152 E Bluegrass Trail, Bland, VA 24315
Phone: 276-617-8434, 276-688-0364
Mile: 610.2, 0.5 miles east of trail crossing at VA 606
Price Range: $15 outdoor bunkhouse, $25 indoor bunkhouse, $10 tenting
Notes: Shower included with stay. Dinner available for $12, breakfast for $8.


Wood’s Hole Hostel and B&B

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Appalachian Trail hostels: Woods Hole Hostel and B&B.

Address: 3696 Sugar Run Road, Pearisburg, VA 24134
Phone: 540-921-3444
Mile: 625.4, 0.5 miles east of trail crossing at Sugar Run Gap
Price Range: $22 heated bunkhouse, $33 shared indoor room, $14 camping
Notes: Set on an organic farm, many snacks for sale, and yoga available. Tenting, bunk, and private rooms available. Dinner and breakfast available with donation.


Angel’s Rest Hiker’s Haven

Address: 204 Douglas Lane, Pearisburg, VA 24134
Phone: 540-787-4076; or text 540-599-5717
Mile: 636.1, 1.6 miles east of trail crossing at Cross Ave, VA 793
Price Range: $25 bunk, $35+ private room, $12 tenting
Notes: Day pass for $7 includes pick up and drop off at trailhead, laundry, shower, and full kitchen access. ID required for check-in.


Holy Family Hostel

Address: 516 Mason Court Drive, Pearisburg, VA 24134
Phone: 540-626-3337; 540-921-3547
Mile: 636.1, 2.6 miles east of trail crossing at Cross Ave, VA 793
Price Range: Suggested $10 donation
Notes: Two-night max stay. Do not call for ride. Stay includes shower, laundry, refrigerator, and grill. Well-behaved pets allowed.


MacArthur Inn

Address: 117 MacArthur Lane, Narrows, VA 24124
Phone: 540-726-7510
Mile: 637.2, 3.7 miles west of trail crossing at Narrows Road Parking
Price Range: Hiker rate rooms starting at $45
Notes: $5 roundtrip for pick up and drop off at trailhead. Stay includes shower, long-distance phone, and use of kitchen. $8 shower for non-guests. Historic inn, hiker rooms available that sleep 4.


Four Pines Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Address: 6164 Newport Road, Catawba, Virginia 24070
Phone: 540-309-8615
Mile: 704.6, 0.4 miles east of trail crossing at VA 624
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: 3-bay garage, shower included with stay. Washing machine available, $1 laundry pods. Donation-based hostel based out of a retrofitted garage. Pets allowed.


Duck ‘n Hut Hikers Hostel

Address: 11597 Stewartsville Road, Stewartsville, Virginia 24179
Phone: 540-819-2164
Mile: 730.3, 18.3 miles east of trail crossing at US 220
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Free roundtrip shuttle pick up and drop off from trail. Dogs allowed.


Stanimal’s 328 Hostel 

Address: 1131 Rockbridge Road, Glasgow, VA 24555
Phone: 540-290-4002
Mile: 787.3, 6.5 miles west of trail crossing at US 501
Price Range: $30 bunk
Notes: Stay includes pick up and return to trail, laundry, shower, linens, and full kitchen use. Mail drops available for guests, $5 for non-guests. Call ahead for stay.


Rusty’s Hard Time Hollow

Address: 16903 Blue Ridge Pkwy, Lyndhurst, VA 22952
Phone: 540-377-9742
Mile: 843.5, 2.4 miles west of trail crossing at Maupin Field Shelter
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Stay includes bunkhouse, outhouse, snacks, and drinks. Offers rides back to trail. No pets or mail drops. Located 0.9 miles down Fire Road from Maupin Shelter then 1 mile down Blue Ridge Parkway.


Grace Hiker Hostel

Address: 500 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro, VA 22980
Phone: 540-949-6171
Mile: 864.4, 4.7 miles west of trail crossing at Rockfish Gap
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Hostel run out of a Lutheran church. 2-night limit, closed Sunday nights. Stay includes shower, towel, beverages, snacks, breakfast, and kitchen use. Congregation cooks dinner on Thursday nights followed by optional Vespers service.


Stanimal’s 328 Hostel 

Address: 1333 West Main Street, Waynesboro, VA 22980
Phone: 540-290-4002
Mile: 864.4, 4.9 miles west of trail crossing at Rockfish Gap
Price Range: $30 bunk
Notes: Stay includes pick up and return to trail, laundry, shower, soap, loaner clothes, linens, and full kitchen use. Mail drops available for guests, $5 for non-guests. Call ahead for stay.


Open Arms Hostel & Inn

Address: 1260 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835
Phone: 540-244-5652
Mile: 944.3, 7.7 miles west of trail crossing at Thornton Gap
Price Range: $30 bunk, $15 tenting
Notes: Call in advance for stay, pick up and drop off for Thornton Gap available. Stay includes shower and use of kitchen. $5 laundry. Maildrops free for guests, $2 for non-guests.


Mountain Home

Address: 3471 Remount Road, Front Royal, VA 22630
Phone: 540-692-6198
Mile: 972, 120 steps east of the trail crossing at US 522 (Remount Road)
Price Range: $30 for bed in “The Cabbin,” $3 laundry
Notes: Stay includes linens, shower, hiker clothes, boot dryers, hiker box, breakfast, town shuttle, lemonade, cookies, and water. $5 laundry. Dogs allowed, limited to 1 dog per day, for $5 fee. Advance reservations are recommended.


Wonderland Hiker Refuge

Address: 39 Parkside Road, Linden, VA 22642
Phone: 571-722-4842
Mile: 982.7, 1 mile west of trail crossing at Manassas Gap Shelter
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Campsites and indoor bunks available. Showers, laundry, breakfast, and shuttles available.


Bears Den Hostel

Address: 18393 Blue Ridge Mountain Rd, Bluemont, VA 20135
Phone: 540-554-8708
Mile: 1005.5, 150 yards east of trail crossing at Bears Den Rocks
Price Range: $15 tenting, $25 bunk, $60 private room
Notes: Owned by the ATC, operated by the PATC. Open year-round. $35 hiker special includes bunk, shower, laundry, pizza, and pint of Ben and Jerry’s for $35. Accepts credit cards. No drugs or alcohol. Pets welcome to stay outside.


Blackburn AT Center

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian trail hostels: Blackburn AT Center.

Address: 34899 Appalachian Trail Rd, Round Hill, Virginia 20141
Phone: 540-338-9028
Mile: 1013.5, 0.2 miles east of trail
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Operated by the PATC and run by volunteers. Full kitchen and dishwasher available for use. May serve dinner depending on the day. Bunks in a log cabin and tenting on lawn.


Stoney Brook Organic Farm and Hostel

Address: 15255 Ashbury Church Rd, Hillsboro, VA 20132
Phone: 540-668-9067, 540-668-7123 (Matt or Nathan)
Mile: 1019.7, 5.5 miles east of trail crossing at Keys Gap
Price Range: Work for stay
Notes: Run by the Twelve Tribes spiritual community, pick up and return from Bears Den, Blackburn Trail Center, Keys Gap, and Harpers Ferry.

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West Virginia

The Town’s Inn

Address: 179 High Street, Harper’s Ferry, WV 25425
Phone: 304-932-0677 (for dining: 304-535-1860)
Mile: 1025.5, located alongside the trail
Price Range: $35 bunk
Notes: Private rooms available, one pet per room. $5 laundry, no mail drops.

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The Treehouse Camp at Maple Tree

Address: 20716 Townsend Road, Rohrersville, Maryland 21779
Phone: 301-432-5585
Mileage: 1036, 0.5 miles west of trail crossing at Gapland Road
Pricing: tenting $30 up to 3 people, cottages and tree houses also available
Notes: 30% discount on Wednesday. Small camp store available.


Sunflower Cottage

Address: Near Pen Mar Park at the MD/PA border
Phone: 240-469-7609
Mileage: 1066.1, 1.6 miles east of trail
Pricing: bunk $25 pp, tenting available
Notes: Masks required during COVID. Rooms available March 31-October 31. Can pick up and drop off at trail, breakfast, shower, and laundry included with stay. Send packages to Cascade Post Office and they will pick up package for you.

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Trail of Hope Hostel

Address: 7798 Lincoln Way East, Fayetteville, PA 17222
Phone: 410-984-0105; 717-263-6396
Mile: 1084.0, 0.8 miles west of trail crossing at US 30
Price Range: $22 bunk, $12 tenting
Notes: Kitchen and coin laundry, free hiker dinner on Wednesdays. Small resupply including gas. Mail drop accepted.


Ironmaster’s Mansion Hostel

Address: 1212 Pine Grove Rd, Gardners, PA 17324
Phone: 717-486-4108
Mile: 1104.6, located alongside trail
Price Range: $25 bunk without meal, $35 bunk with breakfast and dinner
Notes: Reservations required. Hostel housed in a historical mansion in the state park near the halfway point of the AT. 5 pm check-in, 9 am check-out. Laundry for $3.


Lisa’s Hostel

Address: Mountain Rd, Boiling Springs, PA 17007
Phone: 717-226-8390
Mile: 1123.9, 1.8 miles west of trail crossing at PA 174
Notes: Reservations required, call or text Lisa. Offers pick up and drop off at trail. Light meals, full bathrooms, linens, and towels included.


The Doyle 

Appalachian trail hostels

Appalachian Trail hostels: The Doyle.

Address: 7 N Market St, Duncannon, PA 17020
Phone: 717-834-6789
Mile: 1149.5, located alongside the trail
Price Range: $25 single, $35 double, $10 additional person
Notes: Classic hiker hangout, sit at the bar or stay the night. Sells fuel for camp stoves. A working hotel that also caters to thru-hikers.


Kind of Outdoorsy

Address: 9 S. Market St., Duncannon, PA 17020
Phone: 717-596-0016
Mile: 1149.5, located alongside the trail
Price Range: $25 bunk
Notes: Hostel with store with resupply and shower. Call ahead for reservation, accept mail drops.


John and Linda Stempa’s Home

Address: Unlisted, it is the first road after the Stempa Spring side trail. West 1 mile to a water spigot at the rear of the house
Phone: 610-381-4606
Mile: 1271.8, 1 mile west. Follow blue blazes on telephone poles
Price Range: $10 tenting
Notes: Tenting available, outdoor shower during daylight hours. Shuttles for a fee.


Presbyterian Church of the Mountain

Address: 110 Church Ln, Delaware Water Gap, PA 18327
Phone: 570-992-3934
Mile: 1296.1, 0.1 miles west of trail in Delaware Water Gap
Price Range: Donation-based
Notes: Hostel operated out of a church. Bunks and tenting available, hiker common area, and large lawn. No mail drops, but there is a post office next door. Two-night max stay.

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New Jersey

AMC Mohican Outdoor Center

Address: 50 Camp Mohican Road, Blairstown, NJ 07825
Phone: 908-362-5670
Mile: 1308.2, 0.3 miles west of trail
Price Range: $30 bunk, $10 tenting
Notes: Full outdoor recreation facility operated by the AMC. Bunkroom includes kitchen and electric. Stay includes shower, $5 showers for non-guests, towels, and linens available to rent. Resupply, including fuel, available.


Mosey’s Place

Address: Port Jarvis, NY
Phone: 845-239-3028
Mile: 1338.1, 5.7 miles west of trail crossing at NJ 23
Price Range: $35 bunk
Notes: Open May 1- October 31. Call or text for reservation and pick up/drop off at trail. Laundry included with stay.

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Bearded Woods B&D

Address: Sharon, Connecticut
Phone: 860-480-2966
Mile: 1486.1, 5.3 miles west of trail crossing at West Cornwall Road
Price Range: $50 bunk
Notes: Reservation and ID required. Bunk includes shuttle to and from trail and town resupply, shower, laundry, loaner clothes, and breakfast. Free slackpack with 2-night stay. No mail drops.


Maria McCabe

Address: 4 Grove Street, Salisbury, CT 06068
Phone: 860-435-0593
Mile: 1502.9, 0.5 miles west of trail crossing at Undermountain Road
Price Range: $40 bunk
Notes: Reservation required, call ahead. Stay includes shower, use of living room, shuttle, and coin-operated laundry.


Vanessa Breton

Address: 7 The Lock Up Road, Salisbury, CT 06068
Mailing Address: PO Box 131, Salisbury, CT 06068
Phone: 860-435-9577; 860-733-9024
Mile: 1502.9, 0.8 miles west of trail crossing sat Undermountain road
Price Range: $40
Notes: Shuttles available. $10 laundry. Send mail to PO Box, $5 fee for non-guests.

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Bascom Lodge

Address: Mt. Greylock, go to website for directions to lodge
Phone: 413-743-1591
Mile: 1589.2
Price Range: $35 bunk, $125+ private room
Notes: Located on summit of Mt. Greylock. Stay includes shower, without stay shower and towel for $5. Open May-October, weekends in May require reservations. Pets allowed in private rooms.

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Green Mountain House

Address: 2480 Richville Rd, Manchester Center, VT 05255
1654, 6.6 miles west of trail crossing at VT 11 & 30
Price Range: $35 bunk
Reservation required. Stay includes linens, shower, laundry, and full use of kitchen with breakfast supplies. Free morning shuttle back to the trail. Open June 5 – September 15.


The Itsy Bitsy Farm Hostel and Shuttle

Address: 5266 Vt Rt 7, East Dorset, VT 05253
802-681-3997; 802-440-6240
1654, 12.5 miles west of trail crossing at VT 11 & 30
Across from Emerald Lk ST Park, pop-up camper with house privileges. Laundry and shower available for hikers, shuttles to trail.


Hikers Hostel at the Yellow Deli

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Address: 23 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701
802-683-9378, 802-775-9800
1704.1, 8.5 miles west of trail crossing at US 4
Price Range:
Financial or work donations accepted
Run by a Twelve Tribes spiritual community, can help on their organic farm. No alcohol, free showers with or without stay. 10:30 pm curfew.


Hanover Adventure Tours and Hostel

Address: 713 US Route 5, Norwich, Vermont 05055
1749.5, 3.2 miles west of trail crossing at Main St and Elm St
Price Range:
$45 bunk
Formerly Norwich Hiker Hostel. Stay includes linens, laundry, full kitchen with breakfast supplies, pick up and drop off at trail. $5 mail drop for non-guests.

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New Hampshire

Tigger’s Tree House

Address: Call from trailhead at Etna-Hanover Center Road for pick up
1756.8, 3.3 miles west of trail
Price Range:
Donations accepted, can also work for stay
Call from trailhead for pick up, reservations required. No partying. Pets allowed. No maildrops.


Hikers Welcome Hostel

Appalachian Trail hostels: Hikers Welcome.

Address: 1396 Route 25, Glencliff, NH 03238
Phone: 603-989-0040
Mile: 1794.4, 0.3 miles east of trail crossing at NH 25
Price Range: $30 bunk, $20 tenting
Notes: Shower and towel included with stay, $3 without stay. $8 laundry with wash and dry. Snacks and soda for sale, popular slackpack location. Non-guests welcome to hang out and have a snack and watch DVDs. Pets welcome. Reservations not required.


The Notch Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail**

Address: 324 Lost River Rd, North Woodstock, NH 03262
Phone: 603-348-1483
Mile: 1803.7, 5 miles east of trail crossing at Kinsman Notch
Price Range: $33 bunk
Notes: Stay includes linens, towel, shower, group laundry, guest kitchen with pancake supplies. Rental bikes for $5. Popular slackpack area, free shuttles at certain times of day, pizza and snacks for sale, no liquor


Lakes of the Clouds Hut

Address: Amoonoosic Ravine, 234 Amc Road, Mount Washington, NH
Phone: 603-466-2727
Mile: 1858.7
Price Range: WFS available or call for rates
Notes: “The Dungeon” bunkroom for 6 available, serves as an emergency shelter when hut is closed.


Crag Camp Cabin and Gray Knob Cabin

Address: On Spur Trail and Lowe Path, respectively
Mile: 1865, 1.2 miles west of trail crossing at Thunderstorm JCT
Price Range: $15 bunk (member), $25 bunk (non-member)
Notes: Consult with caretaker, prohibitions not comprehensive. Camping must be at least 0.25 miles from either cabin.


Pinkham Notch Visitor Center & Joe Dodge Lodge

Address: 361 NH-16, Jackson, NH 03846
Mail Address: AMC Visitor Center, c/o Front Desk, PO Box 298 Gorham, NH 03581
Phone: 603-466-2721
Mile: 1873.7, located alongside trail
Price Range: $63 bunk, $69 bunk with breakfast, $89 bunk with breakfast and dinner
Notes: Private rooms available, credit cards accepted, discounts available for AMC members. Coin-operated shower, $2 towel rental.


Rattle River Lodge and Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Appalachian Trail hostels: Rattle River Lodge.

Address: 592 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581
Phone: 603-466-5049
Mile: 1894.8, located alongside trail
Price Range: $37 bunk, $90+ private room, $30 tenting 1st day and $20 each additional day
Notes: Includes AYCE pancake breakfast, full kitchen access, wifi, guest computer, shower ($5 for non-guests),  laundry, and resupply and town shuttles. No alcohol or pets. Slackpacking and shuttle options available. Accepts mail drops ($5 for non-guests).


White Birches Camping Park

Address: 218 US 2, Shelburne, NH 03581
Phone: 603-466-2022
Mile: 1894.8, 1.8 miles west of trail crossing at US 2
Price Range: $15 bunk, $15 tenting
Notes: Guest mail only, free town shuttle with stay. Open May-October.


Libby House B&B and The Barn Hikers Hostel

Address: 55 Main Street, Gorham, NH 03581
Phone: 603-723-6129; 603-466-2271
Mile: 1894.8, 3.5 miles west of trail crossing at US 2
Price Range: $25 bed, $15 tenting
Notes: Free pick up and return to US 2 trailhead for guests, slackpacking available, coin laundry, no pets. Credit card accepted. Stay includes linens and shower with shampoo, conditioner, and soap. Full use of kitchen available. $15 mail for non-guests, free for guests.


Hiker’s Paradise

Address: 370 Main St, Gorham, NH 03581
Phone: 603-466-2732
Mile: 1893.7, 4.9 miles west of trail
Price Range: $25 bunk
Notes: Free shuttle to Route 2, no pets, no maildrops.

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Chapman Inn

Address: 2 Church St, PO Box 1067, Bethel, Maine 04217
Phone: 207-824-2657
Mile: 1925.9, 18.6 miles east of trail crossing at Grafton Notch
Price Range: $30 bunk, $40 bunk with breakfast, $89+ private room
Notes: All stays include shower. Full kitchen use, $7 laundry. Mail to PO box.


Pine Ellis Lodging

Address: 20 Pine St, Andover, ME 04216
Phone: 207-392-4161
Mile: 1936.2, 7.9 miles east of trail crossing at East B Hill Road
Price Range: $30 bunk, $45-65 private room
Notes: Stay includes shower, loaner clothes, kitchen use, laundry, and AM coffee and muffin. Will pick up from trailhead for a small fee, must have advance notice.


Paul’s AT Cabin

Phone: 207-392-4161
Mile: 1936.2, 11.3 miles east of trail crossing at East B Hill Road
Price Range: $60 for cabin up to 4 people
Notes: Price includes shower and one round trip shuttle.


The Cabin

Address: 497 E Andover Rd., Andover, Maine 04216
Phone: 207-392-1333
Mile: 1936.2, 12 miles east of trail crossing at East B Hill Road
Price Range: $20 bunk, $35 private room
Notes: Call for reservation. Stay includes shower and laundry. Alumni hikers welcome, inquire for shuttles.


The Human-Nature Hostel

Address: 463 Horseshoe Valley Rd. Roxbury, Maine 04275
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 131 Roxbury, Maine 04275
Phone: 207-408-8216
Price Range: $30 bunk/tenting
Notes: Breakfast and dinner available for fee, slackpacking available, nightly rate includes access to common areas.


The Hiker Hut

Address: 2 Pine Grove Ln, Rangeley, ME 04970
Phone: 207-670-8095
Mile: 1972.7, 0.3 miles west of trail crossing at ME 4
Price Range: $30 bunk, $40+ private hut
Notes: Stay includes shower, trailhead shuttle, tea, coffee, donuts. $5 laundry, maildrops free for guests. Open May 15 – September 15.


Hostel of Maine

Address: 3004 Town Line Rd, Carrabassett Valley, ME 04947
Phone: 207-237-0088
Mile:  2004.9, 3.4 miles east of trail crossing at ME 27
Price Range: $39 bunk, $110 private room
Notes: Stay includes breakfast, shower, towels, linens, mattresses, loaner clothes, trail pick up and drop-off at scheduled times. Well-behaved pets allowed in private rooms. Additional amenities & services include resupply, flat rate mail shipping, and a clean lodge with games, books, fast WiFi. Slackpacking options include Crockers, Bigelows, and more. Promo code “AT2021” when booking online.


Terrapin Hostel

Address: 65 High Street, Kingfield, ME 04947
Phone: 207-491-7786
Mile:  2004.9, 17.9 miles east of trail crossing at ME 27
Price Range: $40 bunk, $60+ private room
Notes:  $10 roundtrip shuttle for AT. Stay includes shared bath and full use of kitchen.


Stratton Motel and Hostel

Address: 162 Main St Stratton, ME 04982
Phone: 207-246-4171
Mile:  2004.9, 5.2 miles west of trail crossing at ME 27
Price Range: $35 bunk
Notes:  Private rooms available. Shuttle from trail included with stay.


The Sterling Inn

Appalachian Trail hostels: Sterling Inn.

Address: 1041 Route 201, Caratunk, ME 04925
Phone: 207-672-3333
Mile: 2041.9, 1.4 miles east of trail crossing at US 201
Price Range: $40 bunk, $50-$108 private room
Notes: Free breakfast, shower, and laundry with stay, fast wifi, multi-night discount. Pets welcome. Free shuttle to trail and local resupply, fee shuttle for other locations. Credit cards accepted. Reservations recommended.


The Caratunk House

Address: 218 Main St, Caratunk, ME 04925
Phone: 207-672-4349
Mile: 2041.9, 0.3 miles east of trail crossing at US 201
Price Range: $20 bed, $25-$40 private room
Notes: Close to ferry crossing, not a party house. Mail drops welcome. $7 family-style breakfast, $3 laundry, and $3 shower for non-guests.


Northern Outdoors

Address: 1771 US Route 201, The Forks, Maine 04985
Phone: 207-663-4466
Mile: 2041.9, 2 miles west of trail crossing at US 201
Price Range: 30% hiker discount, call for rates
Notes: Free shuttle coincides with ferry schedule, no pets, coin laundry.


John Baptist Mission

Mail Address: (Private Home) PO Box 135, Monson, ME 04464
Phone: 207-558-1701; 207-279-9545
Mile: 2078.6, 1.9 miles east of trail crossing at ME 15
Price Range: Donation or WFS
Notes: Private home, group shuttles available, open year-round. Home-cooked meals available.


Shaw’s Hiker Hostel

***Named one of the top hostels on the Appalachian Trail***

Address: 17 Pleasant Street, Monson, ME 04464
Phone: 207-997-3597
Mile: 2078.6, 3.7 miles east of trail crossing at ME 15
Price Range: $25 bunk, $50-60 private room, $12 tenting, $5 shower and $5 laundry to non-guests
Notes: Last town before the 100 Mile Wilderness. Stay includes trail pick up and drop off, and a shower. $9 breakfast, $5 laundry. Dog-friendly, open mid-May through October.


Lakeshore House

Address: 9 Tenney Hill Road, Monson, ME 04464
Phone: 207-997-7069
Mile: 2078.6, 3.8 miles east of trail crossing at ME 15
Price Range: $25 bunk, $50 private room
Notes: Pub and restaurant directly downstairs. $10 breakfast available. Stay includes shower, loaner laptop, loaner clothes, trail pick up and drop off. Kayaks and paddleboats free for guests. Live music Thursdays and Sundays.


White House Landing Camps

Address: T1R10 Millinocket, Maine 04462
Mailing Address: PO Box 1, Millinocket, ME 04462
Phone: 207-745-5116
Mile: 2146.3 – Mahar Tote Tr, Blue Blazed Trail
Price Range: $35 bunk, $45 semi-private, $85 double
Notes: Allow 7-10 days for maildrop, accepts credit cards. Shower included, linens extra.


Big Moose Inn

Address: Baxter State Park Road Millinocket Lake, Maine
Phone: 207-723-8391
Mile: 2177.7, 14.6 miles east of trail crossing at Golden Road
Price Range: $14.17 tenting, $17.44 lean-to, $70.85+ private rooms
Notes: On-site restaurant available for dinner and breakfast. Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. Pets allowed at campsites.


Maine Quest Adventures

Address: Rt. 157 2062 Medway Road, Medway, ME 04460
Mailing Address: Maine Quest Adventures, 119 Cedar Street, Millinocket, ME 04462
Phone: 207-447-5011
Mile: 2177.7, 19.8 miles east of trail crossing at Golden Road
Notes: Trail pick up and drop off available.


Appalachian Trail Lodge

Address: 33 Penobscot Avenue, Millinocket, ME 04462
Phone: 207-723-4321
Mile: 2177.7, 19.6 miles east of trail crossing at Golden Road
Price Range: $25 bunk, $60+ private room
Notes: Last town before Katahdin. Food drops available.

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Have we missed any Appalachian Trail Hostels you love? Let us know in the comments below.

2021 update by Sarah Wolfson.

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Comments 49

  • Kim : Mar 12th

    Missing a great place to stay.
    Braemar castle hostel in Hampton TN.

  • Juliet : Mar 13th

    Missing a few more… Notably Lakeshore House in Monson, Maine and Three Springs Hostel in Vesuvius, Virginia (under renovation).

    • Momma T : Jun 23rd

      I was also going to mention Three Springs Hostel Bunk & Breakfast. According to the interactive map, this is their info:

      Phone #
      (434) 922-7069
      612 Wiggins Spring Rd.
      Operating Season
      Apr-Jun & Sep 15 – Nov 15
      Serves Food?
      AT Passport?

  • Scott Jenkins : Mar 14th

    Hey! You missed Mountain Home in Front Royal, VA.

    • Trek Editors : Mar 14th

      Thanks Scott, we just added their listing!

      • Lisa Jenkins : Mar 15th

        Thanks for adding Mountain Home! Could I make a few suggestions?

        Let’s use Mountain Home Cabbin as the name, and put it in the same large font with space above and below the name, as the other places. It will simplify pricing to $25/bed, laundry $3.

        “Notes” could read: WiFi, shower, town shuttle, breakfast and fresh linens included. Lemonade and cookies for anyone. Fuel, snacks, pizza and ice cream to purchase. Hiker box. Resupply packages accepted. Historic home tour optional. Dog-friendly (1/night). Open year-round.

        Just FYI: We actually get awesome reviews, many people saying we are one of their top places to stay on the trail. Cozy, clean, friendly and safe. Come by sometime for lemonade or tea and cookies.

        Thanks again!!!

        • Jim Lynch : Jul 23rd

          I’ve been to Mountain Home Cabbin several times. Can’t rave about it enough! Scott and Lisa are great hosts and hikers themselves!

          • Joan m : May 16th

            I second this. Mountain home cabbin was conveniently located, comfortable, and had everything I needed as a thruhiker.

  • At Lodge and Café Paul and Jaime Renaud : Mar 16th

    The AT Lodge and Café has been operating since the 80’s. PLEASE explain why we are not on this list. In the last 10 years we have served thousands of hikers and have become a destination for hikers. We also serve the hikers down at the Hiker Hostel with Josh & Leigh for 4 years.
    I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Ole Man

  • Jeff G : Mar 16th

    For the record, I believe Mohican Outdoor Center in NJ would be 1304.4 NOBO rather than 1204.4 NOBO. Nice article thank you.

  • Doc Peppa : Mar 19th

    The correct phone number for Angels Rest Hiker’s Haven is 540-787-4076. Prices for lodging is $10-45.00.

  • Hydro : Mar 20th

    Top of Georgia ( Dicks Creek Gap) has never offered a continental breakfast ( ad says a ‘hearty breakfast ” ) Last year it was dry rolls – This year its cereal. Better get your breakfast meal the night before at Ingle’s in Hiawassee . Other than the misrepresentation of the breakfast T.O.G. IS Ok. Very clean !! Nice shower

  • Lil' Santa : Mar 21st

    Cantarroso Farms was LIT

  • Ed England : Mar 25th

    This information is wonderful! Thank you for sharing! Ed

  • Doc Peppa : Apr 20th

    The correct number to Angels Rest Hiker’s Haven is 540 767 4076. The number listed is to the post office.

    Thanks for the listing.

  • Rebekah Anderson : Apr 26th

    Wonderful list, but why are we not on it? Lakeshore House has been serving hikers for 12 seasons! Please include us?

  • Teej : Oct 24th

    Has anyone at “The Trek” ever been to Maine? Add the AT Lodge in Millinocket.

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  • Moose : Jan 7th

    Love to have this in PDF form so I could download it to a phone.

  • Adam Stanley : Jan 23rd

    Stanimal’s Hostel & Shuttle Service Waynesboro, VA has moved to 1333 West Main Street, 22980.

    Stanimal’s Hostel & Shuttle Service Glasgow, VA is located at 1131 Rockbridge Rd, 24555. 540-480-8325

  • Ben : Feb 13th

    Is there a list like this for the PCT?

  • Jim Lynch : Jul 23rd

    Are the hostels on this list chosen by any criteria? Do you vouch for them?

  • Jim Lynch : Jul 23rd

    Bearded Wood in CT has a note on their web page that they’re closed for the 2018 season.

  • Walkabout John : Aug 8th

    This is a great hostel. Friendly, good laundry, spacious, separate male/female restroom/shower area. I’m a non drinker but I enjoyed a nice meal in the pub. It is a great hostel.
    The Station at 19E
    9367 HWY 19E, Roan Mountain, Tennessee 37687, United States

    (575) 694-0734

  • Wes McGee “The Patriot” : Aug 29th

    Human Nature Hostel
    463 Horseshoe Valley Rd
    Roxbury, Me 04275
    (207) 408-8216

    I can send pictures!

  • Ozzie Guitierez : Oct 20th

    I don’t understand the dismissive tone of the first post about Barefoot Hills. The Hiker Hostel is still there, they just have upgraded the place for others.

    I have stayed at BH twice now, and it is really nice. The people who run it are very knowledgeable about the AT. Bunks are $35 and that includes breakfast and access to the rest of the property. I never stayed there before but from I heard it used to be a real dump.

    Just an FYI to other readers here.

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  • Sharon Shelton : Mar 17th

    Do you know of any hostels for sale along the trail?

    • David O : Apr 6th

      I just heard from some folks active in the DC area hostel group that the national HI organization is preparing to sell the hostel in Knoxville, Maryland (just across the river from Harpers Ferry) – HI-Harpers Ferry Hostel & Campground 19123 Sandy Hook Rd., Sandy Hook, United States, MD 21758

  • Paul Curtin : Jul 11th

    Missing Standing Bear just north of Davenport Gap

  • David Magee : Jul 12th

    This is way out of date and missing a lot of information. Can we get it updated or taken down?

  • Brenda : Oct 4th

    Your missing Rock and Soul in PA

  • Squirrel : Oct 7th

    Is the Captain’s ‘open’ again? He wasn’t in 2018

  • syrianboy : Nov 6th

    Hi colleagues, fastidious post and nice urging commented here,
    I am actually enjoying by these.

  • Lawrence Edwin Tyson : Jan 18th

    will there be an updated list for 2021 A T through hikers?

  • thomas eucalitto : Mar 21st

    I would like to add my hostel to this.

    Coltsfoot Valley Farm
    Cornwall CT
    Running Dairy/Cheese Farm with Fresh Raw Milk, Eggs and Meat.
    $40 a bed
    Will pick up at trail head
    Contact via Instagram @coltsfootvalleyfarm

  • DogMa : Sep 14th

    I just wanted to mention Ruby’s Rest in Damascus, VA…nice guesthouse on homeowner’s property, he is listed on Airb&b, very reasonable rates, and the owner (Jeff) is a great dude! He is dog friendly as well.

    If you like cats and other animals there are several on the property.

  • Coolio : Sep 15th

    Your missing one of the best and most famous hostels on the AT, Woods Hole Hostel near Pearsburgh, VA

  • WD : Mar 27th

    Cantarrosa site says the following.

    Because we are trying to get into the woods and on the river more often, we are no longer providing the special services needed by AT thru hikers. However, we remain open and available for guests who prefer ‘clean and private’ lodging. We provide trailhead shuttles for guests with advance notice

  • D Dog : Mar 29th

    They are pretty expensive.

  • cyggo : Mar 29th

    this list says hiker hut operates till sept 15, but the hiker hut fb page reads: “The Hiker Hut is open from May 15th to October 15th. I am typically onsite from May 1st.”

  • cyggo : Mar 31st

    reached out to the human-nature hostel, and they said: “Sorry we are not open for hiker services this year [2021]”.


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