Northwest Camp is a small, rustic cabin located on the northwest slope of Bear Mountain in Salisbury, CT. The cabin and surrounding land is owned by the Appalachian Mountain Club. Available for use year round by reservation only, NW Camp is managed and maintained entirely by volunteers.

Northwest Camp Brochure

Rates and reservations policy January 1, 2018.

Read the Mt. Riga Story, the history of Northwest Camp

Printable map (3.7M) of Northwest Camp area showing trails and AMC property. Use this map for reference only.

See the 60th Anniversary Celebration.

Photos by Rod Parlee

NW Camp Donates $200 to AMC Ridge Runner Program
Ridge Runners accept check from NW Camp Committee
Left to right are Ridgerunners: Amanda Timeoni, Megan Maxwell, Leah Thomas, Kelsy Willbur and Gage Brogan, and from the NW Camp Committee: Rod Parlee, Tom McGrath, Don Klein, [Ethan Rain] and Paul Thoma presenting the Ridge Runners with a $200 check.
Friendly camp file in winter
Matt pointing to a Chestnut tree
Matt "Twig" Largess pointing out a Chestnut tree during his tree study of property
Mushroom and Big Tree Hike August 2009
Mushroom and Big Tree Hike, August 2009