aquone cabins - nantahala mountain lodge B & B
828 321 9949
Welcome to our Lodge, we are located in the old Cherokee Village of Aquone (where the two waters meet); on your travels here, you will experience a winding drive to the top of Nantahala Mountain where you will arrive in the wonderful area of the Nantahala Community, NC. close by the Lake you will discover a hidden gem known as Nantahala Mountain Lodge B & B, this is where all types of outdoor enthusiasts spend their weekends and vacations. At reception our staff will we greet you and assist with backpacks, boots and hiking poles and help you to our dedicated mud-room. You will be escorted to your room and shown around the Lodge and offered complementary tea or coffee. The Lodge is a large authentic log cabin located in the epi-center of all the outdoor activities (google Map). You will find located in the main sitting lounge our Wi-Fi, system and free long-distance calling. Our numbers are small for a reason, it allows our guests to sit and dine in comfort; (where all types of outdoor enthusiasts meet as strangers & usually become good friends). The cabin is located minutes from Nantahala Lake which has a lakefront restaurant, Marina, (boat hire is available), Gas Station and a Bait & Tackle store. All the outdoor activities which include; whitewater rafting, zip-lining, fly and freshwater fishing are all a short drive away. We are central to the access points of both the Appalachian Trail and Bartram Trails which run through the Nantahala area, and offer daily shuttles services. The Whitewater put-in point is just 8 miles away, where there are several choices of rafting equipment for hire. You can call in advance and reserve your room, shuttle service and your hiking guide (when available).
For Appalachian Trail potential thru-hikers striving to reach Katahdin, some 2000 miles away, we provide a shuttle to and from the local trail heads. A night’s stay at the Lodge allows hikers a chance of resupply, shower, laundry service and a chance to mentally and physically recover, and have a chance to relax with other hikers. All stays include breakfast before getting the shuttles back to the trail.
The Mountain Lodge also offer assistance to section hikers wanting to complete the 58 mile Bartram – A.T. Loop Trail, or complete a large section of the A.T., both of these trails cut through the Nantahala area, and we do daily shuttles to the many ‘trail-heads’. For potential Thru-hikers, NOBO or SOBO and Flip-Flop hikers, this is a great way to 'Shake-Out' and test yourself and your equipment, allow 4 - 5 days to complete and recovery is only a phone call away, (remember winter hiking can have its challenges and there is always a chance you can be caught out; so a good plan and recovery if things go unexpectedly wrong is essential).
For our 'Park & Hike' enthusiasts, we assist you to your start point and for a two day stay, parking is Free of charge......call 828 321 9949 and we will help you plan your section.
Cyclist call for details of the Wayah Gap bike trail, we are mid-point and a perfect place to overnight; a dedicated gravel fenced is available for bike security. (Our Location Google Map)
Nantahala Lodge B & B Trail Map
Nantahala Lodge B & B Google Map
If you are in a social group that likes to get together now and again the Nantahala Mountain Lodge is the perfect place. Please ask about our private cabins too. Our Guestbook
All prices include breakfast