Evans Notch Motel and Cottages, located in Gilead, just outside of Bethel, welcomes you to the vacation of a lifetime. A family kind of place...small, quiet and secluded, yet only minutes away from a variety of places to see and things to do. Evans Notch Motel and Cottages promises you a "homey", relaxed and friendly atmosphere during your stay. There are few spots to rival the western lakes and mountains region of Maine. Adjacent to the Evans Notch Motel and Cottages are the White Mountain National Forest and scenic Evans Notch, not to mention the Appalachian Trail.