AROUND THE BEND
Hostel, Outfitters, Shuttle Service
Just Around the Bend from the Appalachian Trail
0.6 miles from Dicks Creek Gap (Mile 69.2 NOBO)
OUR HOSTEL, OUTFITTERS, AND SHUTTLE SERVICE ARE OPEN FOR 2023!
Ultralight Gear, Resupply & More
On-site shop offering resupply, gear, apparel, and shoes.
Some of our retail partners: Darn Tough, Enlightened Equipment, Hyperlite, Lightheart Gear, Six Moon Designs, Topo Athletic, and others!
Fuel, water filters, freeze-dried meals, electrolytes, snacks, and more!
Food & Drinks for Purchase
Sodas, Frozen Pizzas, Burritos, and more available for purchase. Vegetarian and Gluten-Free options. All items subject to availability.
Free Wifi and guest computer available. Print your Smoky Mountain permit here.
Art & Entertainment
Art supplies, puzzles, board games, books, and more available for guests to enjoy during their stay.
Shared full bathrooms with towels, soap, shampoo, etc. included with stay. $5.00/shower without stay. We have plenty of hot water!
Guests can play our variety of musical instruments including several different guitars, banjo, violin, cajon and more.
Massage guns, foot massagers, yoga mats are available for guests to relax their sore muscles.
Self-service laundry. Free with stay, $5.00/person without stay. Detergent provided. Loaner clothes of all sizes available!
Guests share use of 2 full kitchens with cookware and cooking supplies provided. Propane grill and griddle also available.
AT Passport Stamp Location
Get your "Hostel Around the Bend" stamp for your AT Passport here. AT Passports also available for sale.
Friendly hostel pets (2 small hypoallergenic dogs and 2 cuddly outdoor cats) make guests feel right at home.
Top notch hostel, perfect location & excellent people! Gordon & Lisa go above & beyond the call of duty to accommodate you during your visit. A must stay during your hiking adventures. Don’t forget to let Gordon show you the all new gear shop!