Bookmark and Share
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.

Nearby Geocaches

We sell prints of many of our photos. If you are interested you can view our gallery of photos available for purchase.

View Gallery

Overmountain Shelter Map:

Get Directions
Open Large Map


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