Directly located on the Appalachian Trail

New Ownership

Directly located on the Appalachian Trail. This hostel was formerly known as White Mountains Lodge and Hostel. Since it's new ownership as of May 1st, 2017 by Erik Barstow it has been renamed, Rattle River Lodge and Hostel to tie in it's physical location along the Rattle River in Shelburne, NH. Erik served in the Marine Corps as a Military Policeman from 98-2002. Erik sells outdoor adventure hammocks from Sierra Madre Research. Has also completed the Appalachian Trail in 2016. This hostel offers fast Wi-Fi, breakfast, and gourmet coffee. 

Comfort & Care

We have private rooms, bunk rooms, continental breakfast with Green Mountain House Coffee, private back yard, shuttles to trail heads, ski resorts, fall tours, local knowledge of trails, bus pick up, mail drops accepted, Sierra Madre Research Hammock Outfitter. Most importantly the outdoor adventurer sub-culture that you want to be a part of!

Feels like home

Erik's commitment is to keep a clean house, friendly atmosphere, provides a place where you can separate from every day life. Plugging into our high speed Wi-Fi is our way of you giving you a place to work remotely if you are looking for an office in the White Mountains! Book with us today!

We offer shuttles from trail heads and ski resorts. We want you to have a safe trip, so we offer safe rides home for our guests. (scheduled in advance)