The Ethan Pond Shelter is located at the eastern shore of the scenic Ethan Pond at the edge of the Pemigewasset Wilderness. The Shelter can be accessed via a short side trail off the the Ethan Pond Trail (Appalachain Trail). It is an 'Adirondack' style shelter with an occupancy of eight with three single and two double tent platforms. Water is supplied at the inlet brook (treat all backcountry water sources). A composting privy, a dishwashing area, and bear box is provided. A caretaker is in charge during the summer months.
At a Glance
For small groups (5 people or less), reservations are not accepted; first-come, first-served basis only. For groups of 6 or more, at all facilities except Hermit Lake, AMC's Group Notification System must be utilized. Information may be submitted online.
$8 per night during caretaker season. No fee required outside of caretaker season.