Rocky Branch Shelter #1

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Rocky Branch Shelter sleeps 6-8, with a fire ring, toilet, and 3 tent platforms for tenting. The shelter sits along the Rocky Branch River just outside of the Presidential-Dry River Wilderness.  The Rocky Branch Trail is now open all the way through.  It re-opened in September 2015, 4 years after closure due to damage sustained during Tropical Storm Irene.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The Rocky Branch Trail closed from the end of Rocky Branch Road (Jericho Road) to Rocky Branch Shelter #2.
Fees No Fee
Water: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


The south end of the Rocky Branch Trail, which starts at the terminus of the Jericho Road one mile west of the junction of Rts 302 and 16 in Glen, is the quickest access to the Rocky Branch Shelter #1 as it is only 2 miles from the trailhead.

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