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Overmountain Shelter


Overmountain Shelter
County Avery County, NC
Elevation 4,500 ft
Latitude 36.123633
Longitude -82.0542119

The Overmountain Shelter (also known as the Yellow Mountain Shelter) is a barn that has been converted to a shelter for hikers on the Appalachian Trail. It is located 5.3 miles north of Carver's Gap on the Roan Mountain area of the Appalachain Trail. It is a 2 story shelter with space for 30+ hikers/campers. It offers beautiful views of the valley and has a privy. There is also a near by water source. There is lots of land around the barn for tents also.

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 Located 0.2 miles off the Appalachain Trail 5.3 miles north of Carver's Gap.