Due to the ongoing outside issues related to Covid-19, we will only be renting the House and/or Cottage. The safety, health, and well-being of everyone is, and will remain, our top priority.
Please call us directly. We will not be doing individual rooms or bunks inside the house until the Pandemic has subsided . To book the house or cottage the age is a minimum of 25 years old. If your group size falls within the Airbnb Guidelines. You may contact us directly at 603-466-5049 for questions.
We understand this might impact travel plans, but we appreciate your patience and understanding.
No more shuttle services until the early summer of 2022.
There are several alternative lodging options in the city of Gorham, etc. but you would have to reach out to them for more specific information.
Thank you again for your patience and understanding, and we hope to see you in the future
The Rattle River Lodge and Hostel sits on the Appalachian Trail against the backdrop of the Carter-Moriah Mountain Range and is gateway to the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Built in 1877, this renovated New England colonial home on 7 acres does not lack for services, amenities, or modernity, while still keeping its original charm.
Our Hostel features the amenities and services for a restful stay.
The kitchen has always been the hottest spot at the Lodge!
Book our cottage through Airbnb. If you want to book the main house and your group is under 6 people. Over the age of 25 years old. Please call us directly at 603-466-5049. Leave us a message if we don't answer.
GORHAM POST OFFICE
Gorham, NH 03581
There will be NO Wildcat Slackpacks for the 2022 Season. We encourage everyone to plan for this section. Call us for a shuttle at Pinkham notch from the visitors desk if you don't have reception. See our pickup times for guests that want to make reservations with us.
We love our guests and visitors!
Please explore our website or send us an email via the contact form to the left if you have any additional questions. If you call and we don't answer, just leave a message! We have lots of information on our FAQ page. We will not answer questions or book reservations or shuttles until June 1st.
592 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581, US
We will not know how we will be open next year. So we will post updates as we know more.
(These dates are general guidelines and may be subject to change without notice. Visit our bookings page HERE for current availability.)
We are literally on the Appalachian Trail!
*Hiking north (NOBO), the A.T. turns left (west) onto US 2. Our Hostel is on the left, about 500 feet after the trailhead.
*Hiking south (SOBO), the A.T. follows North Road before turning left (east) onto US 2. Our Hostel is directly ahead of North Road.
BUS & AIR TRAVEL
*Concord Coach Lines provides daily bus service to Gorham from Boston (Logan Airport and South Station) and from Portland Airport (PWM). Due to the late arrival, we do not typically offer bus pickups as part of our program; however, any pickup from the bus station would require at least 24 hours notice and a confirmation from the Hostel. (Extra charges may apply for an after hours pickup.) Please contact us for likewise inquires. (The bus stop in Gorham is located approximately five miles west of the Hostel on US 2.)
*Two nearby airports are Portland (PWM) (2 hours east) and Boston Logan (BOS) (3 hours south). (Also, Manchester-Boston Regional (MHT) is about 2 hours south.) We can offer a shuttle between the Hostel and Portland Airport. (Click HERE for additional information about shuttles.)
SKIING AND NEARBY WINTER VENUES
*Pine Mountain ("Bill Hill") Ski Glade: 5 minutes
*Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center: 15 minutes
*Wildcat Ski Mountain: 15 minutes
*Mt. Washington: 20 minutes
*Mount Abram Ski Resort: 30 minutes
*Sunday River Ski Resort: 30 minutes
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