Saturday, May 11, 2013

Trail Updates And Changes In All 14 States Of Appalachian Trail

Georgia :

No additions or corrections at this time.

North Carolina :

Page 24: Addition
Ron Haven has re-opened his hostel across from Haven's Budget Inn during foul weather and for hikers on a strict budget . $10 per night, no pets. Ask Ron during the shuttle into town.

Page 28: Addition
The Cabin in the Woods is now between $15-70/night. Second phone number: (828) 735-3368.

Page 28: Addition
N.C. 143/Stecoah Gap: Lodging
Buffalo Creek Bed & Breakfast, (828)479-3892,,
$100 per room (doubles) with up to 30% hiker discount. Season runs from April - October, call for availability November - March. Will shuttle to and from the Trail and Robbinsville, NC. Laundry, internet, breakfast. Ask about pets.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park :

No additions or corrections at this time.

North Carolina and Tennessee Border :

No additions or corrections at this time.


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Southwest Virginia :

Southwest Virginia Field Editors:
Ken and Nora Bennett aka Big Cranky & DragonFly (Damascus to Atkins) and Chase Davidson (Atkins to Pearisburg)

Page 63: Correction
U.S. 58/Damascus, VA
The Place is closed for the winter until late March. Stays and parking (with permission) are limited to two days.

Page 64: Correction
Quincey’s Pizza has new management and is doing business as Blue Blaze Cafe.

CENTRAL Virginia :

Page 78: Correction
U.S. 460/Pearisburg, Va
The Rendevous Motel is closed due to a fire that severely damaged it in March 2013.

Page 89: Addition
U.S. 60/Lexington: Lodging
Brierley Hill B&B, (540) 464-8421,  >$50 thru-hiker rate, shuttle to/from trail, free laundry, internet access, no pets allowed; mail drops to: 985 Borden Rd. Lexington, VA 24450

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Waynesboro, VA: Lodging
Stanimals, (540) 290-4002, $20 PP, WiFi, optional AYCE D/B, laundry, shuttles. In residential district, mail drops to: 328 Lee Drive, Waynesboro, VA 22980

Shenandoah National Park :

No additions or corrections at this time

Northern Virginia :

No additions or corrections at this time.


Page 117: Correction
Harpers Ferry, WV: Lodging
Teahorse Hostel is $32 per night, not $28 as listed.

Maryland :

No additions or corrections at this time.


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New Jersey :

No additions or corrections at this time.

New York :

Page 161: Addition
N.Y. 17A/ Greenwood Lake, NY: Lodging
Lake Lodging, (1145 Route 17A/ Greenwood Lake, N.Y. 10925), Ingrid King, (845)-477-0700. Used to be called Greenwood Country Motel. Ask for special rates.

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Pawling, NY: Camping
Registration is now required at the Edward R. Murrow Memorial Park. A security officer checks in each evening.

No additions or corrections at this time.

Massachusetts :

Page 192: Addition
Mass. 2/Williamstown, MA: Outfitter/Lodging
The Gear Den, (413) 458-7990, 130 Water St. Williamstown, MA 01267 (former Mountain Goat storefront) is a consignment store specializing in used outdoor clothing and gear.   Carries a small to medium inventory of backpacking equipment and supplies, including books, maps, and fuel, both canister and liquid by the ounce. Hikers are welcome to camp in the back yard next to the Green River and mail drops are welcome. Possible future plans include a small hostel, pay showers, and a laundromat.


No additions or corrections at this time.

New Hampshire :

Page 216: Correction
The Mountain Goat Outfitter in Hanover, NH closed on March 30. Packages sent to the outfitter will be returned to sender. The Hanover Post Office is the suggested alternative for sending packages. Hours: M-F 8:30-5, Sat. 8:30-12. Hikers should follow the following format and include their estimated time of arrival:
Hiker's name
c/o General Delivery
Hanover, NH 03755
Page 225: Correction
U.S. 302/Crawford Notch--East
The Crawford Notch Campground & General Store no longer accepts hiker packages and does not carry resupply items. Hiker packages that are sent there will be sent back to the Bartlett post office or returned to Fed Ex or UPS.


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Information provided by Appalachian Trail Concervancy

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