MOHICAN OUTDOOR CENTER

 

Located on a beautiful glacial lake in the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, AMC’s Mohican Outdoor Center is an ideal retreat from the world’s cares. Stroll to nearby wetlands to spot the local wildlife, or hike the Appalachian Trail to magnificent views of the water gap. Or just splash or paddle in Catfish Pond and unwind.

Just a 90-minute drive from New York City, Mohican is a great base for exploring on your own, with your family and friends, or with a larger group. With self-service cabins, comfortable lodge bunk space, and a fully-stocked kitchen, Mohican caters to those who appreciate value accommodations and prefer to bring or cook their own meals. For a guided experience, Mohican’s weekend getaway programs offer the chance to learn a new skill and get to know other fun outdoors folk.

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Accommodations

Mohican offers several self-service cabin options, ideal for groups who wish to cook their own meals. Pillows are provided - bring your own sleeping bag and towels.

Reserving Entire Camp

Great for Weddings, Family Reunions, and Retreats, packages include exclusive use of all lodges with over 60 available bunks, private and lakeside campsites, Boathouse and Dining Hall Space (each multi-use space can accommodate 100 guests), walk-in cooler, Council Fire Ring, and free use of Canoes and Kayaks.

Reserving Boathouse and Dining Hall Space

The Boathouse and Dining Hall are available to rent and can each comfortably fit 100 people. The Boathouse offers pristine views of the Catfish Pond. The Dining Hall Space includes use of the walk-in cooler as well as tables and chairs. The Kitchen is not available for food preparation, but catering is welcome.

Large Group Cabins

Blueberry Hill and Black Oak Lodge

Blueberry Hill and Black Oak Lodge offer sleeping accommodations for up to 16 people in multiple bedrooms, restrooms and showers, full kitchens for self service groups, and are heated. Blueberry Hill includes a fireplace for ambient heat. Private rentals are available year-round, but require a 12 person minimum.

Trails End Lodge

Trails End Lodge offers sleeping accommodations for up to 16 people. Seasonal showers and restrooms are located at the Dining Hall (April-October). Accommodations include wood stove heat and a full kitchen with running water (April-October only). Private rentals are available year round, but require a 10 person minimum This camp is ¼ mile from the parking lot. Please see a staff member for a 15 minute loading and unloading pass.

Small Group Cabins

Sunset View

Sunset View offers sleeping accommodations for up to six people, including two bedrooms and kitchen, heat, restroom, and shower year-round. There is a five person minimum to reserve privately

Woodland Cabin

Woodland Cabin offers sleeping accommodations for up to three people and includes a small fridge, microwave, coffee maker, fans, and heaters. Seasonal showers are available at the Dining Hall (April-October). There is a two person minimum to reserve privately. This cabin is ¼ mile from the parking lot. Please see a staff member for a 15 minute loading and unloading pass.

Larch View Cabin

Larch View Cabin offers sleeping accommodations for up to eight people in two rooms. Each room has 4 bunks. Guests may rent one side or the whole cabin. Seasonal showers are available at the Dining Hall for $5 (April-October). This cabin is ¼ mile from the parking lot. Please see a staff member for a 15 minute loading and unloading pass.

Camping Options

Mohican offers several options for camping, including group, private group, tent platform, and walk-in campsites. Learn more about Mohican Outdoor Center's campsites.

Other Features

Mohican Outdoor Center offers an array of other features. Our Visitor Center has a newly-renovated retail area that offers books, maps, clothing, souvenirs, and last-minute items, as well as canoe and kayak rentals for our Boathouse, which has a large deck overlooking Catfish Pond. The Visitor Center also includes public dining and meeting space for up to 40 people during open hours.

Dining Hall space is available and can comfortably fit groups of 100 people (kitchen utilities not in use, but caterers are welcome). Our Demo Center offers our guests the opportunity to try out LOWA boots, LEKI hiking poles, JetBoil Stoves, Hillsound Trail Crampons and Deuter Backpacks. Guests who test hiking poles will receive a discount to purchase the same or similar model of LEKI hiking poles at our store.

And, as always, our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always available to assist with trip planning, trail information, and weather reports.

Pets

We are not able to accommodate pets at Mohican Outdoor Center.

Quiet Hours

Quiet Hours are from 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM. Please be respectful of other guests, whether they are individuals or groups.

Smoking

Smoking or open flame are not allowed in or near any structure.


Before You Go

What to Bring

The right clothing and gear are essential in the unpredictable weather of the Northeast. Even if it feels like summer in the valleys, it can be cold and winter-like on the high peaks. Use our gear guides to make sure you're packing everything you need for comfort and safety.

Guests staying in our cabins and lodges should bring a sleeping bag, sheets, or a sleep sack, as well as towels and toiletries. Guests staying at campsites should bring a tent, sleeping bag, and cook stove (no open fires permitted). Campsites include access to outdoor privies, and showers are available at the Visitor Center ($5/person, includes towels).

CONTACT US

Mohican Outdoor Center

50 Camp Mohican Road
Blairstown, NJ 07825
amclodging@outdoors.org

Emergency Contact, Information, Conditions

Lodge Office: (908) 362-5670
9:00 AM-5:00 PM Daily

Reservations

AMC Reservations: (603) 466-2727
Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Top things to Do

Hike, snowshoe, paddle, swim. Whatever your outdoor interest, Mohican Outdoor Center, in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, has that.

Hike the Appalachian Trail

Hike the Appalachian Trail

Hike through quiet woods to breathtaking waterfalls and soaring cliffs on the nearby AT-the most iconic of long-distance trails.

Catfish Pond at Mohican Outdoor Center

Cool off in a mountain lake

Catfish Pond is a refreshing swimming hole and also offers great paddling and fishing. Unwind by the water or land a nice bass...or catfish, of course.

Giant Silk Moth

Spot a few wild neighbors

From hawks on nearby Raccoon Ridge to snakes, lizards, and salamanders, the wildlife in our wetlands is on full display on a quiet, early morning walk.