Lodge-to-Hut: Fall Hiking in Carter Notch

Date and Time

Friday, September 14, 2018 6:00PM - Sunday, September 16, 2018 1:00PM


Joe Dodge Lodge and Carter Notch Hut,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


Experience the beauty of the White Mountains with this unique adventure for active adults. Led by AMC's knowledgeable Outdoor Guides, you'll enjoy two days of guided hikes and an overnight at Carter Notch Hut during the height of fall foliage. Sample Itinerary First Night: 6:00 Dinner Buffet 7:30 pm Meet and Great, Overview of the Weekend First Day 9 am Meet AMC Guides. Drive to the 19Mile Brook trailhead and start our hike to Carter Notch Hut. Lunch on the Trail 6 pm Dinner at the hut 8 pm Evening Program at the Hut Last Day 7 am Breakfast Hike out the Wildcat River Trail to the Bog Brook Trail. Meet an AMC Van for transport back to Joe Dodge Lodge. Sit Down lunch at Joe Dodge Lodge.

AMC Trip Policy


Starting at:

Adult: $299 member / $333 non-member
Youth: $279 member / $307 non-member
*Package includes: •All meals Dinner Friday- lunch on Sunday •Lodging at Joe Dodge Lodge Friday •Lodging at Carter Hut Saturday Night •Transportation to and from trailhead •Instruction and guiding by AMC Guides •Copy of the AMC Passport to the Huts

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Driving Directions

AMC encourages carpooling to its lodges and huts. You can post a rideshare request on our rideshare bulletin board. Address to enter into GPS: Rt. 16, Gorham, NH 03581 (44.256° N, 71.252° W) From Greater Boston Area: 1. Take I-93 North to NH Rt. 104 East (NH Exit 23). 2. Take Rt. 104 East for 8.3 miles. 3. Turn left on Rt. 3 North for 0.9 miles. 4. Turn right onto Rt. 25 East for 22.6 miles to Rt. 16 North. 5. Turn left onto Rt. 16 North to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left side of Rt. 16 approximately 12 miles north of the Glen intersection. Or 1. Take I-95 North to NH Rt. 16 North (NH exit 4) 2. Follow 16 North approximately 90 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge. From Portland, ME: 1. Take Rt. 302 West to Rt. 16 North (at North Conway, N.H.). 2. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, on left. From Montreal: 1. Take AutoRt. 10 East to AutoRt. 55 South (north of Magog). 2. Take AutoRt. 55 South to I-91 South (at US/Canada line). 3. Take I-91 South to I-93 South (VT Exit 19). 4. Take I-93 South for 22.2 miles to Rt. 302 East (NH Exit 40). 5. Take Rt. 302 East for 40.1 miles. Turn left onto Rt. 16 North (in Glen, NH). 6. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left. From New York City (and Hartford, CT, or western MA) 1. Take I-95 North to I-91 North (Exit 48). 2. Take I-91 North through MA and VT to Rt. 302 East (VT Exit 17). 3. Take Rt. 302 East to Rt. 16 North (in Glen, N.H.). 4. Take Rt. 16 North 20 miles to Pinkham Notch Visitor Center/Joe Dodge Lodge, located on the left. Approximate driving times and mileage to Pinkham • From Boston, 170 miles, three and a half hours. • From Portland, 80 miles, two and a half hours. • From New York City, 350 miles, eight hours. • From Montreal, 225 miles, three hours and forty-five minutes.

fall hiking



Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destinations

Carter Notch Hut
Pinkham Notch Visitor Center
Joe Dodge Lodge




Adults (18+)


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.