Lodging and Camping at Zoar Outdoor
We offer several on-site lodging options at Zoar Outdoor: Hawk Mountain Lodge is a renovated farmhouse with 5 rooms that can sleep as many as 14 people; our wilderness camping includes five tent sites and eleven cabin tents and a total capacity of seventy-six campers.
Camping at Zoar Outdoor is set in a wooded, wilderness environment off the beaten track on a plateau 60 feet above western Massachusetts' Deerfield River Valley floor. Surrounded by 80 acres of wilderness hiking trails, it is not uncommon to see deer, hawks and owls or even an occasional bear in the area.
Our bathhouse offers modern conveniences such as coin-operated hot showers and flush toilets. Your car is never more than a few hundred feet away.
About campfires - because of the lack of vehicle access to our campsite, we can not allow camp fires at individual sites. Cooking fires that are contained within a hibachi or other grill are permitted. We have a group fire area behind Hawk Mountain Lodge that is available upon arrangement with our lodging manager. We will provide the wood for these fires.
We can not allow you to bring your own wood due to the risk of importing invasive insects or diseases. Tree-killing insects and diseases can lurk in firewood. These insects and diseases can't move far on their own, but when people move firewood they can jump hundreds of miles. New infestations destroy our forests, property values, and cost huge sums of money to control. For more information, check out http://www.dontmovefirewood.org/
Our Alcohol Policy - While we allow the responsible use of alcohol in our campground, we do not tolerate heavy drinking or the behaviors that go with it. If you are not able to adhere to this policy you will be asked to leave and you will forfeit any payments you have made for that night or for future nights’ stay.
Dates & Pricing:
Please call the office at 800 532-7483 for available dates.
- $12 per person per night for tent sites
- $21 per person per night for cabin tents
Halfway between camping and staying indoors, our cabin tents offer a wilderness experience with a touch of class. Our eleven cabin tents sleep four people each and are available April 1 to October 31st.
Each 12' by 14' tent is set on a wooden deck built into the side of the hill and equipped with four cots, a gas lantern, a gas grill, and a comfortable porch. You should bring a sleeping bag or blankets, a towel, a pillow and a flashlight. Linens are not included.
$21 per person per night ($42 minimum per tent.)
Our five tent sites offer seclusion with a wilderness touch just off the Mohawk Trail. Each of our tent sites is equipped with a picnic table, and room for two to four tents. Remember to bring a flashlight!
- Site 1 can accommodate one large tent or two small tents (for a total of 5 people).
- Site 2 can accommodate four large tents (for a total of 10 people).
- Site 3 can accommodate three large tents (for a total of 6 people).
- Site 4 can accommodate one medium tent (for a total of 4 people).
- Site 5 can accommodate one to two medium tents (for a total of 7 people).
$12 per person per night ($24 minimum per site).
Zoar Outdoor’s Campground is located on Route 2 (aka the Mohawk Trail) in western Massachusetts in the town of Charlemont. We’re based in a red colonial on the north side of the road. Look for the blue, white and green sign.
To get here from the Boston area:
Take Route 2 west. Where Route 2 merges with Interstate 91 in Greenfield, take 91 south, but be sure to exit again onto Route 2 west at the next exit (exit 26). Zoar Outdoor is about 17 miles west of this exit. (Driving time from downtown approximately 2 1/2 hours.)
To get here from the New York City area:
Take Interstate 95 north to Interstate 91 north. Take exit 26 in Massachusetts and follow Route 2 west for about 17 miles. (Driving time from Manhattan approximately 3 1/2 - 4 hours, depending upon traffic.)
To get here from Albany and points west:
Take Route 2 East through North Adams. Continue past North Adams and over the mountain, about 20 miles. (Driving time approximately 1 1/2 hours.)