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 .

Cabin and camping are closed for the 2020 summer season.


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 2020 Rates

Nightly RatesAMC MemberNonmember
Weekends (Fri. & Sat. nights)$90/weekend$110/weekend
Holiday Weekends$135/weekend$165/weekend
Weeknights (Sun. – Thurs.)$35/day$45/day

Cabin rental includes use of tent platform.

Reservations & Policies

Members and Non-members can reserve the cabin year-round. Northwest Camp is rented as a complete entity, with a maximum of 10 persons permitted per night on the premises.  Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For reservations, please leave a message for registrar Craig Kennedy at 866-576-6994 extension 6, or email at 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.