Located 2.4 miles up the Tuckerman Ravine Trail from the AMC's Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, camping at the shelters provides convenient access to Tuckerman Ravine and the summit of Mt. Washington as well as many other trails. The campsite offers 5 three-sided shelters, 3 four-sided shelters, 3 tent platforms for a total accommodation of 86 people and has a caretaker on duty at the cabin year-round mornings and evenings.
Permits must be purchased at the Pinkham Notch Visitor Center Front Desk on the day you plan to start camping at Hermit Lake. Organized youth groups and educational organizations must call ahead to confirm space availability at (603) 466-8116.