Kinsman Pond Shelter

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Kinsman Pond Shelter lies on the northeast shore of Kinsman Pond at the elevation of 3,750 ft. at the junctions of the Appalachain Trail (Kinsman Ridge Trail / Fishin' Jiminy Trail), and the Kinsman Pond Trail. This log style shelter was recently rebuilt in 2007. The shelter accomodates approximately 8 people with two single and two double tent platforms. There is a Caretaker for the area during the summer through fall backpacking season. Water is available from the pond and a composting privy is available. Bear box is also provided.

At a Glance

Reservations: 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.
Fees $10 per night during caretaker season. No fee required outside caretaker season.
Closest Towns: Lincoln, Woodstock
Water: No
Operated By: Appalachian Mountain Club

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  Latitude : 
44.13541

  Longitude : 
-71.731915

 

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