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Hillfolk Hotdogs is a location in the Forest region of Appalachia.


A small road and riverside fast food joint that once served delicious hotdogs, owned by Colton Pickins, Hillfolk Hotdogs is now an abandoned trailer home and an old kitchen.[1]


There are two main parts of Hillfolk Hotdogs, a bus renovated into a kitchen and eating area and a trailer next to it. The trailer has two bedrooms, one of which is a dark children's room with a bunk bed, while the other is a better-lit adult's room behind a sliding door. A small living area is connected to the kitchen, which contains various junk items and pre-War foods.

The bus, which has a partly lit Hillfolk Hotdogs sign outside of it, advertises burgers and dogs. It has two booths inside meant to be used as an eating area, but are filled with multiple containers. At the end of the bus is a cooking stove and other kitchen materials. Some mole rats are present here, including a rabid one.

Notable loot


Hillfolk Hotdogs appears only in Fallout 76.

Behind the scenes

Hillfolk Hotdogs is based on the real world location of Hillbilly Hotdogs, a roadside hot dog stand and tourist attraction near Huntington, West Virginia. Lead artist Nathan Purkeypile visited it while scouting out West Virginia for the game.[2]



  1. Fallout 76 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide p. 327: "58. HILLFOLK HOTDOGS
    A small roadside (and riverside) hot-dog stand, rusting coach, and trailer are across the road from a slightly less bucolic pile of tires."
    (Fallout 76 Vault Dweller's Survival Guide Atlas of Appalachia)
  2. Nate Purkeypile on Twitter: "Great pics of an amazing place. :)"
    "Looks fun! I had a blast on our research trip. I'm curious just how many people end up at all these smaller places because of 76. Helvetia is still one of my favorites. That place is great."