Doe River Hiker Rest

Kick your feet up with us

We are a 9 bed hiker hostel on the Appalachian Trail in Roan Mountain, Tennessee catering to hikers and travelers alike. We offer free shuttle service from the trailhead at 19E to town and to the hostel, and shuttle service to surrounding area here.

Join the farm

We are a small working farm with goats, horses, chickens, dogs, and cats, as well as a 15 bed aquaponics greenhouse. Enjoy a coffee on the back porch with  views of the surrounding mountains. 

Enjoy Roan Mountain!

Roan Mountain is host to many delicious dining options, including Smoky Mountain Bakers. Our well-equipped kitchen is also available for you to use. Fresh farms eggs in the morning for a small fee.

Shuttles & Parking! Taproom coming soon...

Useful Links

AT Passport

The A.T. Guide

Hiker Yearbook

Appalachian Trail Conservancy


Boots Off Hostel & Campground

Contact Us

Doe River Hiker Rest

David Magee, Owner and Operator

275 Old Railroad Grade Rd, Roan Mountain, Tennessee 37687, United States

(575) 694-0734 or on AirBnB

Drop us a line!