Harvard Cabin

Harvard Cabin

Located on Route 16 in Jackson, NH, just a 15-minute drive from Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, Harvard Cabin is an excellent headquarters for skiing, snowshoeing, day hiking, bicycling, climbing, and canoeing on the Saco River.

To make a reservation please email your request to the Harvard Cabin Registrar

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Harvard Cabin offers loft sleeping space for group trips up to 24 (bring sleeping bags and sleeping pads or air mattresses), which may be expanded up to 30 subject to Harvard Outing Club use. Contact the registrar for additional details. The cabin includes a large living area with gas heater, a kitchen with two gas stoves for cooking, refrigerator, utensils, cookware, cups, and plates, well water with a pump, and an outhouse. Nearby activities include hiking, canoeing/kayaking, snowshoeing, skiing, and climbing.


Please review the Harvard Cabin Online Calendar.


Groups (up to 24 guests):
Sept 1 – June 30: Weekend (Fri/Sat) $509.95 Midweek Night: $135.63
 July 1 – Aug 31 Weekend (Fri/Sat) $282.10 Midweek Night: $70.53
AMC Chapter Groups (up to 24 guests):
 Sept 1 – June 30: Weekend (Fri/Sat nights): $477.40 Midweek Night: $119.35
 July 1 – Aug 31: Weekend (Fri/Sat nights): $217.00 Midweek Night:  $54.25
All rates include 8.5% NH Lodging Tax

Reservations and Policies

To make a reservation, please email your request to Rusty Reitinger at registrar@harvardlowcabin.com. Payment is due in advance for all non-AMC groups. Registrations are not final until confirmed by the registrar and payment is received. Payment from HOC and AMC groups is due within two weeks. No interest will be charged to HOC or AMC groups for late payments. AMC trips have priority for reservations in non-summer months.


Reservations canceled more than 30 days in advance will receive a full refund. Reservations canceled less than 30 days in advance will receive no refund. Payment in full is expected from HOC and AMC groups within two weeks of canceling a reservation if notice is less than 30 days.

Getting There

Located on Route 16 in Jackson, NH, just a 15-minute drive south from Pinkham Notch Visitor Center. Parking area pull off for the cabin is located on the east side of Route 16, just north of Washburn Way.