Northwest Camp

This is a rustic and secluded cabin located in a very remote section of the northwestern corner of Connecticut, with many hiking trails leading to New York and Massachusetts. Learn more on the Northwest Camp website .


Season Dates

Open year-round


Northwest Camp is a rustic backcountry cabin on the northwest slope of Bear Mountain in Salisbury, Connecticut, with wooden bunks accommodating a maximum of six people. A nearby tent platform can accommodate a maximum four people. Reliable water is located at the nearby stream adjacent to the cabin, but should be treated before consumption. No electricity or showers available. Outhouse only.


Northwest Camp 2016 Rates

Rates: September-May

Nightly Rates

AMC Member


Weekends (Fri. & Sat. nights) $80/weekend $110/weekend
Holiday Weekends $120/weekend $170/weekend
Weeknights (Sun. - Thurs.) $30/day $40/day

Rates: June-August

Nightly Rates

AMC Member


Weekends (Fri. and Sat. nights) $60/weekend $90/weekend
Holiday Weekends $90/weekend $135/weekend
Weeknights (Sun. - Thurs.) $20/day $30/day

Cabin rental includes use of tent platform.


Reservations & Policies

Members and Non-members can reserve the cabin year-round. Non-members cannot reserve the cabin more than 2 months in advance. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations, please call registrar Craig Kennedy at 866-576-6994 extension 6, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Payment in full is required within two weeks of making a reservation. No refunds. Parking and hiking directions are provided with the reservations confirmation. Check with the registrar for more information.