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North Carolina

GreenPackin’ approved AT mail drop sites and shuttle providers in North Carolina. We can ship to any location requested, including “General Delivery” at any US Post Office.

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Fontana Village Resort – Fontana Dam, NC  –  (828) 498-2211
Fontana Village Resort    Web Site   Facebook   Email   
Fontana is proud to offer drop services for your re-supply packages. Fontana Village offers a $59.00 lodging rate for hikers (based on availability, not valid holidays or during special events). Shuttle service  available  (a courtesy phone is located at the Fontana Marina restrooms as you come off the trail for shuttle service to the Village).

The Hike Inn – Fontana Dam, NC  –  (828) 479-3677                                             Your Hosts: Jeff and Nancy Hoch
The Hike Inn  Web Site  Email   Shuttle Services
Mail drops accepted (free for guests and $20 for non-guests. Includes delivery to Dam). RATES  –  Day/Section Hikers (Check-in 3pm – 9pm), $50 + tax, room only for 1 or 2 hikers. Thru/Long Distance Hikers (Check-in 11:30 am – 3:30 pm), includes: Room, Pick up from the dam, One load of laundry, Trip to Robbinsville (7pm – 9 pm) for dinner and resupply, Return to dam  (7am – 9am), $75 + tax for 1 hiker, $100 + tax for 2 hikers). No credit cards accepted.

Nantahala Mountain Lodge – Aquone, Nantahala, NC – (828) 381-2340                                                                     Your Hosts: Steve and Dan
Aquone Hostel   Web Site    Facebook    Email
Mail Drops accepted (no charge with reservations). Special deal for AT thru-hikers ONLY (bottom sheet, pillow, soap & towel. Shuttle Pricing, Pick-up at Wayah Gap (22 miles) – Burningtown Gap (14 miles) – Telico Gap (20 miles), Dorm – $35 per night ($25 per night Mar – Jun).

The Cabin in the Woods – Stecoah Gap, NC – (828) 735-1930                             Your Hosts: Phil and Donna
 The Cabin   Web Site  Email  
Services: Food and clothing drops, restocking trips, laundry, car moves and slack packing. Available lodging includes “The Loft” – Perfect for hikers. Includes free shuttle from Stecoah Gap (2.5 miles) and a reduced rate from Fontana Dam or  Wesser. $30 per night, 2 person max. Want to get away? Check out the secluded Cabin in the Woods of western North Carolina.


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