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Situated in the middle of a section of the Appalachian Trail known as the Roller Coaster or "Devil's Roller Coaster"; Bear's Den Hostel is a welcome break from the drudgery of pack-backing the AT. The owner runs a tight ship and the staff is welcoming...More
Negatives were lots of people sharing one shower/bathroom, shared TV was in the bunkroom (shared laptop was in other bunk area), access times for washer/dryer were tight. Positives were great place, great location, friendly staff, great hiker food deal, adequate short-term resupply, access to internet/TV,...More
My husband and I were section hiking the AT last week from Harper's Ferry to Waynesboro, Virginia. We hiked in from Harper's Ferry, stayed at the shelter en route and got hiking the next day. The Bear's Den sits in the section of the trail...More
I stayed overnight at the Bear's Den while hiking the Appalachian Trail in West Virginia and northern Virginia. It serves as a perfect halfway point on the AT between Harper's Ferry and Shenandoah National Park; one could easily hike from Harper's Ferry, stay at Bear's...More
I stayed here for a night on my long distance Appalachian Trail backpacking trip. Very clean hostel, affordable and friendly family that runs the place. The location is conveniently located right off the trail. Its a very unique place to stay and I highly recommend...More