The center is located very close to the AT, and offers hiker facilities. Plus, it is a beautiful old building.
There is (paid) parking available here, although you can also park for free 20-25 minutes north of here on route 7. Besides the hostel there are nature trails etc. available on the premises.Check out its web site at http://bearsdencenter.org/
Here is a view of the front of the building. The hiker entrance is behind the building on the right side.