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.

Tentative opening day is July 1, 2020.


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.


 Route 16 in Jackson, NH

Harvard Cabin Rates

 Per Weekend NightPer Midweek Night
September 1 – June 30
  AMC Sanctioned Group$479.60$119.90


  Private Group$512.30$136.25
July 1 – August 31
  AMC Sanctioned Group$218$54.50
  Private Group$283.40$70.85
*Rates shown include the NH 9% lodgings tax added.

Guests must reserve the Cabin for both Friday and Saturday nights of a weekend.


To make a reservation, please email your request to Rusty Reitinger at registrar@harvardlowcabin.com. For availability, see the Harvard Cabin Online Calendar.

Reservation Policies

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.