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Velvet Rocks Shelter Backcountry Campground on the AT in NH

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

The Velvet Rocks Shelter is located on the Velvet Rocks Trail 1.2 miles from the official western terminus of the trail near NH Rte 120 and Chase Field House in Hanover. A privy is located nearby. Water is accessed along the loop trail but may be unreliable in dry months.

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1 Review of Velvet Rocks Shelter Backcountry Campground on the AT in NH

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Justin P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2022

Standard AT back country shelter on the limited site of tent camping

Note this is a back country shelter along the Appalachian Trail, so it is 100% long hike in with no guaranteed water and a basic privvy.

I tented along here for a night during a section hike of the AT from Lyme into Vermont.

The shelter was the basic AT 3-sided wood structure and was…

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Location

Velvet Rocks Shelter Backcountry Campground on the AT in NH is located in New Hampshire

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43.702663 N
72.264746 W

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