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GOLDEN FARM LODGE, is located overlooking Bear Lake Reserve's Amphitheater and Performance Lawn, on a private drive. The screened deck is a great place to watch the sun come up and bring Cedar Cliff Mountain to life.
Richly decorated & accessorized, this two story cottage with the master bedroom on the first floor is perfect for a family mountain retreat. All the high tech gadgets to entertain and keep you in touch with the real world. Easy walk to Cedar Cliff Lake, Mill Pond Pavilion and Greeters Cottage. Located at the Main Gate allows for easy drives to Cashiers and Sylva for Shopping and Dining. Resort has all the Amenities you are looking for. Guests enjoy the onsite Lake Club with Dining, Fitness, Spa, Pub, Pools, Hot Tubs, Boat Rentals, Theater, Library. On the property enjoy, Hiking Trails, Nature Park, Tennis, Golf Course by Jack Nicklaus, Stocked Trout Pond, Two Beautiful Uncrowded Mountain Lakes. Truly the best family vacation spot, bring Fido! Bear Lake Reserve resort fees are included in the base rental rate.
The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina has a multitude of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural environment.
LOCAL ACTIVITIES - Bicycling, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Fishing, Water sports, Horse Back Riding, Boating, Scenic Car Drives, Golfing, Kayak, Canoe, Power Boat Rentals and Tennis. Nearby towns offer unique Shopping, Dining and Sightseeing.
AREA ATTRACTIONS - Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino, The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outdoor Drama 'Unto These Hills', Mountain Heritage Center at WCU, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore Estates, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Natahala Outdoor Center. Big name concerts at Harrahs Cherokee Casino and WNC.
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA: The mountain region is unsurpassed with its beautiful mountain views. Western NC attractions include the heart of the Appalachian, Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains. There are numerous attractions that offer fun and educational activities. These attractions include the Appalachian Trail, Biltmore House & Gardens, Cherokee Indian Museum and Casino, Chimney Rock, Fontana Dam & Lake, Grand Father Mountain, Linville Caverns, and the Natahala National Forest. Plenty of small mountain towns to explore, Sylva, Highlands, Waynesville, Cashiers or spend time in Asheville shopping and dining in this city of diverse culture. Activities include biking,boating,fly fishing, gem mining, hiking, horseback riding, river rafting on the Nantahala and Tuckasegee Rivers, lake fishing, tubing, water skiing and numerous waterfalls.
BEAR LAKE RESERVE, a LAKE SIDE RESORT: Bear Lake Reserve, has all the amenities you expect in a resort community from dining to outdoor adventure or relaxing by the pool at the Lake Club. Play golf at the Jack Nickalus designed 9 - hole golf course, rental clubs available at the fully stocked pro shop. Tennis available, bring your rackets. Hike on 15 miles of well maintained natural trails. Trail guides are available, with useful information, learn about the natural environment and history. Enjoy the uncrowded clear mountain lakes, Bear Creek Lake and Cedar Cliff Lake. Rent a pontoon boat. Some of the best fly fishing in NC on the streams feeding into Bear Creek Lake. You can also use the Resort's rental kayaks or canoes to reach the base of a 80 foot cascading waterfall, only accessible by boat. Bear Lake Reserve has it all but, Mother Nature has done some of her best work, at this getaway from it all vacation spot!
Let the kids roam around freely in this gated community. Hike from the cottage to the staffed Greeters Cottage, check out daily activities. Hike to Cedar Cliff Lake and back, a great hike for the not too serious hiker. For the serious hiker, Jump Up trail a sensuous loop trail, leaves from right out the front door. Mill Pond Pavilion is close, a community building with indoor and outdoor entertainment areas. Paddle wheel, wishing well & stocked trout ponds, great place to watch the kids enjoy the great outdoors. Many kids have caught their first fish at the trout pond. You will be amazed to how kids take to this outdoor adventure community. Bear Creek Park located onsite is geared to the enjoyment of the young ones. Bear Lake Reserve safe, secure & private
All Resort Fees Included in Price! Rates subject to change at owners discretion.
Upon arrival you will be met by our staff Greeter. The Greeter provides an orientation of your lodge, Bear Lake Reserve and the surrounding area. The Greeter will be able to address all your questions and is available throughout your stay. The Greeter will start your vacation off informed.
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The Smoky Mountain region of North Carolina has a multitude of opportunities to relax and enjoy the natural environment. LOCAL ACTIVITIES - Pontoon Boat Rentals. Bicycling, Whitewater Rafting, Hiking, Fishing, Watersports, Horse Back Riding, Boating, Scenic Car Drives, Golfing, Kayak, Canoe, Power Boat Rentals and Tennis. Nearby towns offer unique Shopping, Dining and Sightseeing. AREA ATTRACTIONS - Cherokee Indian Reservation and Casino, The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Outdoor Drama 'Unto These Hills', Mountain Heritage Center at WCU, Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. Biltmore Estates, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and Natahala Outdoor Center. Big name concerts at Harrahs Cherokee Casino and WNC. Other Activities: Check out the property at Onsite Bear Lake Reserve Golf Club Ski: Cataloochee Ski Area, Maggie Valley, NC