592 State Route 2, Shelburne, New Hampshire 03581, United States

(603) 466-5049

Rattle River Lodge

Located on the Appalachian Trail, we're the spot for outdoor enthusiasts!


Shuttles have limited availability.

We have a 4 passenger SUV and a 11 passenger van.

Rattle River Hostel

592 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581, US

(603) 466-5049

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Shuttle Prices and Information


If on trail, call us at 603-466-5049 to request pick up.

Guests: The shuttle sign-up board is located in the pack room.

*Shuttles depart on time!*

Please sign-up prior to shuttle departure and be ready at the front of the pack room.

These shuttles run every weekday, June 1st - October 15th:

FREE Pinkham Notch Drop Off

Depart Hostel at 7:30 AM. Arrive at Notch by 7:50 AM.

FREE Walmart Resupply Shuttle

Depart Hostel at 12:00 PM. Pick up at Walmart 1:30 PM.

Depart Hostel at 6:00 PM. Pick up at Walmart 7:15 PM.

*If you went to town at Noon, we do pick ups at the Road Hawg BBQ Swine Dining at 1:30 PM and bring guests to Walmart.

FREE Gas Station/Post Office/Outfitter Shuttle

Depart Hostel at 8:30 AM.

NOBO Slackpack (FREE with 2nd night)

Depart Hostel at 7:00 AM.

*21 mile hike taking 7-12 hours. Hike back to the hostel from Pinkham Notch. 

*This is the most difficult slack pack on the Appalachian Trail!

*Average time is 10-12 hours. It is not for the light hearted. 

Pinkham Notch Visitor Center

FREE Pickup at 8:00 AM

$5 PP shuttle departs at Noon and 5:00 PM

Unscheduled pickup $20.00

*If we do not just show up, please call from visitor center to inform us of pick up.

Town Shuttle/Chinese Buffet 

$2 PP shuttle departs at Noon with pick up at 1:30 PM

Pick up location Road Hawg BBQ Swine Dining

*Vashaw’s Variety has a nice selection of beer and make your own 6 packs!

Other Shuttle Services 

*Please call to book!

19 Mile Brook Trail:   $15

Andover, ME:   $80

Appalachia:    $30

Austin Brook Trail:   $5

Caratunk, ME:   $250

*Carlo Col:   $140

Crawford Notch:  $80

East B Hill, ME:  $100

Franconia Notch:  $100

Grafton Notch:  $80

*Goose Eye 140

Mahoosic Trail:  $90

ME 17:    $130

ME 27:    $200

Millinocket, ME:  $450

Monson, ME:   $300

*Notch Trail:   $140

*Old Spec Trail:  $130

Pinkham Notch:   $20

Portland, ME Airport:  $300

Rangeley, ME:  $200

South Arm:   $100

Stony Brook Trail:   $15

Stratton, ME:   $210

*Success Pond Trail:   $150

The Notch Hostel:  $100

* These are considered difficult roads. With wash outs an extra charge is included because of difficulty.

Prices are per vehicle load with a maximum of 4 riders on distance and difficult shuttles. 

Rattle River Trail Head is approximately 1/4 Mile from the hostel's driveway.

Anything not listed is $2/mile one-way from the hostel. 

Hostel Address: 592 State Route 2, Shelburne, NH 03581, US

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