Please see specific COVID-19 related information on policies and operating procedures.

Season Dates

November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021 – Open Friday and Saturdays plus holidays for bed and breakfast service.
(Holidays: December 27-31, January 14, February 14-18, 2021)

May 1, 2021 – January 2, 2022 – Open daily, all meals available



Joe Dodge Lodge at Pinkham Notch offers a variety of private rooms and meeting spaces for our guests. Rooms range in size from queen bedrooms and 2 and 4 person bunkrooms to family rooms with a queen or king bed and bunks. All rooms share hallway baths that are located on each floor. Towels, linens and soap are provided. The living room and library are cozy places to gather around the gas fireplaces for sharing adventures.


The Joe Dodge Lodge is wheelchair-accessible, including bathrooms and showers, as is the Visitor Center and dining hall.

Check In/Out

Check in: 3:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM

Meal Service

Meals are served in the historic Trading Post and are included in most room packages. A full-service deli offers robust trail lunches and a variety of hot and cold plates for a casual lunch. Trail lunches can be ordered the night before for those planning an early start. Morning coffee and tea are included in your stay.

November 1, 2020 – April 30, 2021
6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Daily Breakfast Buffet
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Black Moose Deli open for hot and cold sandwiches, soups, salads and trail lunches
Dinners: We will not be serving dinners or hosting the International Dinner series this winter.

May 1 – June 30, 2021
September 7 – December 26, 2021

6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Daily Breakfast Buffet
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Black Moose Deli open for hot and cold sandwiches, soups, salads and trail lunches
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
6:00 p.m. Sharp for Dinner on Mondays – Thursdays

July 1 – September 6, 2021
December 26, 2021 – January 2, 2022
6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Daily Breakfast Buffet
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Black Moose Deli open for hot & cold sandwiches, soups, salads & trail lunches
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Buffet Dinner nightly

Please notify AMC’s Contact Service Center if you have food allergies or any other dietary restrictions.

Other Features

Put your feet up and enjoy Joe Dodge Lodge’s comfortable living room with cozy fireplace, or enjoy a quiet book by the fire in our sunny library. Guests can also make use of our Hiker Shuttle to nearby trailheads (summer and fall), new Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station, and Wi-Fi Service. Families will love our Children’s Discovery Room, complete with natural history resources, books, and games.

Our Demo Center offers guests the opportunity to try out LOWA boots, LEKI hiking poles, and Hillsound winter traction for free. Guests who test the demo gear will receive a discount to purchase the same or similar model (except for boots) at our Pinkham Notch Visitors Center store.

The Visitor Center is open daily and is a central hub for trail information for the White Mountain National Forest. Hiking guides, maps, logo gear, USFS parking passes and last-minute items can be purchased. Knowledgeable staff can assist with weather and trail conditions.

Lodge guests and day visitors can enjoy a wide variety of free, walk-on programs, from guided day hikes to evening talks on astronomy and other topics.


We are not able to accommodate pets at Joe Dodge Lodge. Please ask for our list of local kennels.

Quiet Hours

Please be respectful of other guests and observe quiet hours from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.


Alcoholic beverages are allowed in the lodge and dining room in moderation and should be consumed in a responsible manner.


Smoking or open flame are not allowed in or near any structure.


Top things to do

At Joe Dodge Lodge, in the heart of Pinkham Notch, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, and climbing are just a few of your choices. Whatever your appetite for outdoor adventure, you’re likely to find it here.

Hike the Big One

Not for the faint of heart, Mount Washington’s elevation of 6,288 feet, challenging ascent, and sweeping views make for an epic journey.

Ski Tuckerman Ravine

Hike up and ski down the legendary backcountry ravine this spring. Or watch the springtime ritual from Lunch Rocks at the ravine’s base.

Take an epic family adventure

Join one of our Family Adventure Camps and start creating memories. Our trained guides will lead you on a variety of fun outdoor activities.

Enjoy a free daily activity

Our Pinkham Notch adventure guides offer free programs including short hikes and nature walks, talks about local flora and fauna, and evening speakers and movies. View a sample schedule.

Try a guided program

We offer a range of guided outdoor skills and adventure programs year-round, including our popular Adult Adventures, Lodge-to-Hut trips, and Family Adventure Camps. View upcoming schedule.

Build your own adventure

Our guides offer custom outdoor trips on your schedule, based on your group’s interests and experience level. We offer everything from 1-2 hour, day-long, and overnight programs. Learn more.

Before You Go

What to Bring

The right clothing and gear are essential in the unpredictable weather of the Northeast’s mountains. Even if it feels like summer in the valleys, it can be cold and winter-like on the high peaks, especially once the sun goes down. Use our gear guides to make sure you’re packing everything you need for comfort and safety.

Public transportation and hiker shuttle

AMC’s Hiker Shuttle connects the Highland Center, Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, and the towns of Lincoln and Gorham with major trails to the huts, allowing hikers to start and end their trip at different points. The stop in the town of Lincoln is coordinated with Concord Coach bus service. Hiker Shuttle runs daily for most of the full-service hut season, from early June to mid-September. The shuttle operates on weekends only from mid-September to mid-October. Reservations are strongly recommended. View a complete schedule.

Contact Us

Joe Dodge Lodge


361 NH-16
Jackson, NH 03846


Visitor Center open until 9 p.m.


Emergency Contact

Pinkham Notch Visitor Center
Front Desk (24 hours):
603-466-2721, ext. 0

Meetings & Group Reservations

Book a reservation for a group of 10 or more:



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