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Relax & Enjoy Nature at The Hiking Bear Dog Friendly Hot Tub Private Wifi Gated

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Beautiful Private Gated Community of Shagbark 1300 Beautiful Acres Pet Friendly

The Hiking Bear is a place you can relax with your loved ones in front of the fire or out on the deck enjoying the nature. This luxurious cabin is located in a gated community of Shagbark all the cabins are spread apart to maximize privacy, just minutes from the Parkway in Pigeon Forge and all the main attractions. This cabin offers peace and serenity which will leave you feeling rested and restored. The fully equipped kitchen and gas grill will complete any culinary desires you may have. Enjoy a comfy night cuddled up, taking in the warmth of the double sided gas fireplace. The master suite also boasts an in room Jacuzzi. Enjoy the outdoors and do a little nature watching from the comfort of your own deck rocking chairs or take in the sights and sounds of a peaceful evening in the outdoor Hot tub. Being in the Smokies is a great place anytime of year, you can enjoy the nature by Hiking the trails or rafting the river or tubing your days away. We love this area for all the things it has to offer. Cades Cove is near by and a great place to take a hike and take in all the Beauty of the Smoky Mountains. And since we are pet friendly you don't have to leave your dog at home either.

We want you to feel at home whether its just you and your honey or if you bring the little ones there is room for 4 to sleep and enjoy. There is also a community pool and tennis court you can get out and play or cool off in the pool.

There is level parking and you are only about 10 minutes from the main Pigeon Forge Parkway, close enough to be part of the action but far enough to enjoy the quiet side of the mountains in Wears Valley. We hope you enjoy the Hiking Bear.

If you are needing a larger space please check out our Gatlinburg location

More Details

Jennifer Murphy
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Jennifer Murphy

We started coming to the Smokies in 2006 and have come back every year since. We finally decided this is where we want to spend our retirement. But we still have some years until that happens so we decided to buy a cute cozy cabin in the community of Shagbark. With the hopes of staying and sharing it with others until we make the big move for good. We love everything about Tennessee & are so happy to own a little piece.

Jennifer Murphy purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Jennifer Murphy chose East

We chose The Hiking Bear property because of its beauty and location in the Village of Shagbark, a residential community in Sevierville, Tennessee—just a stones throw from Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, the Foothills Parkway, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Our community is a gated, 24-hour guarded village of nearly 1,300 acres of mountainous woodlands. It's a secure, quiet, peaceful retreat that offers an escape from the days excursions to nearby Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium, Cades Cove, the dozens and dozens of Smoky Mountain hiking trails, and the arts and crafts community. We love it and we are sure you will too.

What makes this cabin unique

We love the Shagbark Community it is private and feels like your away from it all, but yet you are only 7 miles to the Parkway. Its gated and has 24/7 security which we love. With 1300 acres its like our own park with our own wildlife to enjoy. We decorated with love for Bears and things that represent Tennessee. The Hiking Bear is our cabin name as we love to Hike the trails and we love to observe the Bears from a distance so a Hiking Bear it is. We hope you enjoy the cabin and the home like feel we have tried hard to create for our guests. Also if you are looking for a larger place we have another cabin please check our other listing VRBO Listing #814038


Sevierville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • Jacuzzi Tub and Shower Large Bathroom Area
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Large king size bed, in room Whirlpool Jacuzzi. Closet and drawer space for all of your clothes. Brand New Flat screen TV and Gas fireplace to enjoy Sofa with memory foam full size sleeper.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Check in is 4 PM and Check out is 10 AM Pets allowed with pet fee No smoking Inside


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(90 traveler reviews)

Relax & Enjoy Nature at The Hiking Bear Dog Friendly Hot Tub Private Wifi Gated
average rating of 4.8777776 based on 90 reviews

Adorable and well maintained.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay tremendously. We had everything we needed and loved the cozy feel and the decor of the cabin. We especially enjoyed the double sided fireplace and the hot tub. It was a peaceful location yet not too far from Pigeon Forge and all the attractions. Would love to come back and stay again in the future. Perfect for a couple's get away.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are so happy that you had a great week at the cabin! It sounds like you enjoyed your time and that makes me smile. We appreciate you being a wonderful guest and invite you to return as our guest anytime.
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Everything wasn't perfect but not too bad.

  • 3 of 5

Location was great, gated community and somewhat secluded but not too far away from the strip. The bed, pillows, and couch were not very comfortable. The cabin was clean, Wi-Fi worked great, the only other complaint is the hot tub was surrounded by carpenter bees.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you liked the location of the cabin and it's proximity to all the great things to see and do. I do wish you would have contacted me regarding your comfort. I am surprised since we had replaced the pillows with brand new Beauty Rest pillows. It's true a bed can be too hard or too soft for some so we chose one in the middle to please all guests and we do get quite a few compliments on it. As for the bees it's spring in the smokies they come with the season no matter where you are outside. We are glad you enjoyed the wifi access during your stay thank you for visiting.
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Plainfield, IN

Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was perfect. It was just right for a couple or for a small family. We had everything that we needed to relax and enjoy the area. And, it's a bit further from the hustle and bustle but, it's definitely well worth the trip. I hope to stay with Jennifer again on our next trip. :)

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maryville, Tennessee

Beautiful cabin and a super relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great weekend at the cabin! Everything was as pictured and described, and we felt secluded, yet close enough to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and the rest of the surrounding areas. We had such an amazing time and can't wait to do it again!! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chattanooga, TN

Beautiful property. Very clean!

  • 4 of 5

Perfect cabin for two! Lots of privacy. Great overlook from the back deck. Only reservation was the internet speed. We clocked the Wi-Fi at just under 1mb/s. Not good since our cell signal didn't fair much better in the mountains. Other than that though, couldn't have asked for a better spot to spend a few days.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hickory, NC

Beautiful cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a weekend getaway in this cabin. It provided everything that we needed. We especially enjoyed sitting on and dancing on the deck. We turned on music and danced the evening away. The weather was perfect. It was very special to be able to bring our chihuahua with us! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I love that you enjoyed the deck and made wonderful memories and we are always happy when the pup is happy too! Thanks again!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Tyson McGhee Airport Knoxville
Car: necessary

Free driving trails: Coves Cove, Roaring Fork Motor Trail & Little River Road. Hiking Trail: 80+ trails. Entertainment Shows & Dinner Shows: comedy, magic, country, christian, oldies, live animals). Amusement Parks: Dollywood & Splash Country. Outdoor Activities: rafting, water tubing, horse back riding, 4-wheeling, helicopter rides. Shopping: Tanger Outlet with 38+ stores, Gatlinburg Strip & Wears Valley for antiques.


Rates & Availability

Sevierville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 9 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
May 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 7 2017 - Aug 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
Aug 18 2017 - Aug 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late August/Sept
Aug 24 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day 2016
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sep 6 2017 - Sep 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
Sep 13 2017 - Sep 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Sept Early Fall
Sep 19 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter Begins
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
Holiday Break
Dec 21 2017 - Dec 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
End of the Year
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
Jan 2018
Jan 2 2018 - Feb 12 2018
2 night minimum stay
Feb 13 2018 - Feb 18 2018
2 night minimum stay
Feb 2018
Feb 19 2018 - Mar 9 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $90 + Tax
Pet Fee $95 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.75%

Check in is 4 pm check out is 10 am
If you plan on bringing a pet Please make sure to add them to your reservation at time of booking
Please read the rental agreement & cancellation/refund policy Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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