Most local families choose to drop their child off by car. P.S. Don’t use GPS maps to find us – it will lead you astray!
From I-91 northbound, take exit 5. The exit ramp bears right to the stop sign, then continue straight on access road 1/2 mile to the end at Route 5.
From I-91 southbound, take exit 5. Make a left at bottom of ramp onto access road, continue on access road 3/4 mile to the end at Route 5.
Then turn right on Rte 5 south, 3/4 mile, to Westminster Station, Irving station on left. Take a left, after the Irving gas station, (Sign reads Vermont 123 EAST) down a small hill and under the stone railroad under pass. Continue across the Connecticut River to New Hampshire. At the stop sign turn LEFT onto NH Rte 12N/NH Rte 123 South. (Note that once you cross into New Hampshire you will follow Rte. 123 SOUTH) Follow Rte. 12 North/123 SOUTH until you pass an Agway store on your right. Slow down because you will be making the next right onto Upper Walpole Road. Follow Upper Walpole Road until you come to a stop sign. Take the right slip lane through the yield sign. You are now back on Rte. 123 SOUTH. From this point Kroka is approximately 11 miles). Follow Rte. 123 SOUTH through Drewsville. After the Drewsville Gereral Store (on your left) you come down a hill. Take a right to stay on Rte. 123 SOUTH. The next town you come to is Alstead. You will come to a stop sign where Rte. 123 South and 12A merge for a few miles. Make a right at this stop sign. Bear left following Rte.123 SOUTH traveling through Alstead village. You will pass a sign for 123A. Disregard this. Stay straight on 123 SOUTH. You will pass Breasure’s Greenhouses. A landmark that you are getting close to Kroka is when you pass Lake Warren on your right. Next you will see the townline Alstead/Marlow on your left and the larger town sign for Marlow on your right. Kroka will be up ahead on your right. You can see one of the yurts and then the farmhouse (directly on the road).
Interstate 89 Exit 5 – US 202W / Rt-9 W toward Henniker/Keene, (Note this is a left exit!)
Follow US-202 / NH-9 for 25.6 miles
After you pass through Hillsboro, start to look for Rte. 123 NORTH on your right. Turn right onto Rte. 123 NORTH, stay on Rte. 123 NORTH through Stoddard and over Pitcher Mountain until you come to NH 10. At this point NH 10 and Rte. 123 NORTH merge. Make a right onto NH 10/123N. Look for the turn of Rte. 123 NORTH (left). Stay on Rte. 123 NORTH for another 3 miles.
After topping a large hill with a white house on your right, the Kroka Base Camp will be shortly on your left.
From Keene take NH Route 10 N and go North through Gilsum. Continue to Marlow (passing Route 123 South on your right) until you reach the center of Marlow (Landmarks are the “Christmas Tree Inn” and the dam on the Ashuelot River).
Turn Left onto Rte. 123 NORTH. Stay on NH 123 N for another 3 miles.
After topping a large hill with a white house on your right, the Kroka base camp will be shortly on your left.
Contact Kroka a few weeks prior to your trip. We will help put you in contact with other families who might be coming your way on the same date!
Send us an email
Call us at 603-835-9087
Who are you?
Friends, family, potential students, curious passers-by! You want to stop by for a few hours for a tour or just to say hello.
Come anytime: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday-Friday, or at 11:30 AM on any summer weekend!
If possible, please let us know in advance of your plans to visit, as we will want to greet you and give you a guided tour. NOTE: You must check-in with the office staff upon your arrival.
Who are you?
Families and friends of current Kroka staff and students who are passing through the area or coming to Kroka for a program start and would like to spend the night.
Please call our office to make a reservation for a campsite in our family camp area.
We offer water, firewood, a composting toilet, and several comfortable tent sites. You are welcome to use Kroka hiking trails and swim in the pond! Please check-in with the office upon your arrival. NOTE: We are sorry but we cannot provide meals, showers, telephone or internet access.
Who are you?
Graduates of any Kroka Semester Program who would like to come to visit and/or volunteer.
Welcome home! You will especially enjoy coming to a Kroka semester reunion, usually held during the first week of January each winter. You will also enjoy coming to semester graduation celebrations, typically in December and June. If you want to come and stay overnight during the summer months, we ask that you write to us at least one month in advance to schedule your visit. NOTE: We ask that temporary volunteers in the summertime commit to a full week of work, arriving on Sunday morning and departing on Saturday at noon.
Who are you?
Children up to 17 years of age who want to come visit or volunteer at Kroka for a few days or a few weeks…
We are sorry but we cannot accommodate young overnight visitors. Instead, please come with your parents to one of our volunteer workdays, or better yet, register for one of our many excellent programs for young people!
Who are you?
Adults 18+ years of age who want to come to be at Kroka as farm, facilities, or kitchen support…
At times there are opportunities for mature hard-working volunteers and apprentices, especially in the kitchen and on the farm. Please contact us at least one month in advance to see if your skills match our current needs.
More ways to get to Kroka
Contact Kroka about the best possible routes. We will help you plan your route, customized to the time of year, your stamina, and the direction from which you are coming!
Kroka offers an affordable shuttle service to and from Kroka to nearby points. Please contact us for the latest rates.
Cost: $25 per night
To reserve: call us at 603-835-9087 or email Linda
We serve as a bed and breakfast for individuals or families coming to Kroka each summer. We have two rooms on the second floor, both with queen size beds and a shared bath. We are at 25 Downing Lane in Marlow, 1.9 miles south of intersection of Rt. 123 & Rt 10, directly across from Greenes Landing Road. Downing Lane is sometimes not found on GPS/IPhone etc: be sure to enter “Greenes Landing Road”; we are directly across Rt 10 at the top of Downing Lane Drive.
Price: $100.00 per night/per room, with full breakfast (using Kroka eggs!).
To reserve: call Lynn at 603-313-8876 (cell) or home 603-446-3450.
This unique forty-room hotel is housed in a building with long standing traditions in Main Street’s E. F. Lane Block, and features uniquely styled accommodations to create a perfectly comfortable visit. Within walking distance of over 30 locally-owned restaurants and shops, The Colonial Theatre, & Keene State College, The Lane Hotel is your perfect choice for accommodations in beautiful Downtown Keene.