Cold River Camp

Are the trails and charms of the White Mountains calling out to you? Come find your less traveled trails and join us at Cold River Camp. Offering guests an authentic New England hiking camp experience since 1919. Hike by day in the surrounding mountains of Evans Notch, or venture further afield, returning each night to your woodland cabin and a community dining experience in the Conant Lodge. A swim in the Cold River, hot showers and evening programs. Great experiences for all ages!

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2018 Season Dates 

Full Season Dates - June 23-August 25

Extension Season Dates - August 25 - September 9

Fall Foliage Self-Service Season Dates - September 9 - October 4

Winter Cabin - October 8 - May 11 2019

Open to AMC groups, chapters and private events - weddings, family reunions.


Single, double, and family cabins are available, most with fireplaces or wood stoves and kerosene lamps. Breakfast, trail lunch and dinner are served daily and included with your stay. Cold River Camp offers indoor bathroom facilities with hot showers, a central lodge with living and dining rooms and porch, recreation hall, and cabin. Electricity is available in common buildings, and linens are provided during the summer season. Cabins are wheelchair accessible as are the bathroom/shower, central lodge, dining hall, and recreation hall.


Cold River Camp 2018 Specials

Kids Stay Free

Up to two children, under 12, per paying adult can stay for free at Cold River Camp for one week, either June 23-June 30 or June 30 - July 7. This offer is good for all CRC camp guests during these first two weeks, old time campers or new first time campers.

Yoga Instructor

Certified yoga instructor, JoAnna Easton, will be in residence the week of July 21-28, complementing the regular camp program.

Cold River Camp 2018 Rates


Full Season June 23-Aug. 25Extension Season Aug.25-Sept.9
Adult Member$600/week$75/day
Youth Member (12-16)*$480/week$60/day
Child Member (2-11)*$360/week$45/day

Child Member (under 2)*


Note: Infants under 1 stay free

Rates include meals, cabin, activities (except river trips), cabin fire wood, ice, taxes, and AMC service charges.

Rates shown are with the AMC member discount benefit; non-member rates are 20% higher - Become a member today and save!

Winter Cabin 2018 - 2019 Rates

$85/per night for a six bunk cabin. Learn more about Winter Cabin at the Cold River Camp website.

Rates include meals, cabin, activities (except river trips), cabin fire wood, ice, taxes, and AMC service charges.



Reservations & Policies

Full-week reservations open January 1. Partial-week reservations open April 1. For special partial-week "Cold River Camp Sampler" reservations, see Cold River Camp's website.

For off-season group use, contact the Off-Season Manager, Ned Beecher at 603-722-0117 or email


Reservation Form


Include with your Reservation

1. Reservation form (up to 10 people per request)
2. Check payable to AMC Cold River Camp to cover a deposit of $200 per person per week for Summer Season, or $100 per person for Extension Season
3. Remainder of bill is payable at camp (no credit cards)
4. Business-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope
5. Liability waiver form, signed by each member of your party

Mail Your Reservation

Before June 20:

Registrar Lois Winkler
17 Southview Street
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: 914-747-3194 (before 9:00 p.m. EST)

After June 20:

Cold River Camp Managers
32 AMC Road
Chatham, NH 03813
Phone: 603-694-3291


Cancellations received prior to April 1 will receive a 50% deposit refund. No deposit refunds after April 1. Winter Cabin cancellations please contact Winter Cabin Registrar. Payment in full is required if cancellation is not received at least 14 days prior to scheduled arrival.