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PAPA BEAR ~ 6 BR 6 BA ~ Sleeps 18 ~ Close to All Attractions!!

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,790 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 6 Baths with Mountain Views! Close to Attractions!!

PAPA BEAR LODGE is an awesome three-level, 6 bedroom, 6 bath log home in Pigeon Forge which sleeps 18. Our mountain retreat is located close to downtown Pigeon Forge on Wears Valley Road (Stop Light #3, Hwy. 321) and is just a few minutes' drive from Gatlinburg, Dollywood, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. A host of fun-filled attractions are all close by. Or just shop til you drop at many of the outlet malls located in the area.

After a fun day of sightseeing or shopping, you can BBQ on the large gas grill, unwind in the 7-person hot tub on the over-sized deck, soak in the two-person Jacuzzi garden tub located in the master bedroom suite, or just relax on the front porch in the swing or rocking chairs. Take advantage of our upgraded kitchen with Silestone countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a smooth-surface cooktop. Then sit beside the fireplace, settle down with a good book and enjoy the warmth given off by the gas logs. You can watch your favorite shows on our wide-screen TV, or enjoy our game room with pool table.

PAPA BEAR LODGE is equipped with FREE WIFI, a washer/dryer, wet bar, cable TVs with DVD players in both living areas and bedrooms. On the 2nd floor you will find a king-sized bed in the master bedroom and 2 queen-sized beds in the 2nd bedroom. There is 1 queen-sized bed in each of our 4 other bedrooms.

PAPA BEAR LODGE is perfect for large family reunions, church get-togethers, or friends who just enjoy being together.

PICK PAPA BEAR LODGE in beautiful Pigeon Forge - you'll be glad you did!

Keywords: Easy Access, just off Wears Valley close to Scenic Hwy 441 Parkway, Convenient to Dollywood, Outlet Malls, Dinner Theaters, Great Smoky Mountain National Park

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Linda

We live in Canton, Georgia

Linda purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Linda chose East

Love the Pigeon Forge area

What makes this cabin unique

Large enough to have our whole family visit

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family members consisted of ages 4 months to 57 years old. We had a blast! Papa Bear Lodge was in a perfect location - easy to get to the main strip. Papa Bear was clean and spacious. It was nice to have a bathroom for each bedroom. We would definitely like to stay in Papa Bear when we visit the area next time - every year we get together somewhere and have visited the Pigeon Forge-Gatlinburg area 3 times. Love the scenery and attractions offered. Thanks for sharing your cabin with us.
Jul 2013
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Pigeon Forge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2790 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Master bathroom - jetted tub is in the bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 6
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , 2nd Bedroom upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Den & Living Room - 2 queen , Queen sleeper sofas - 1 on main level; 1 downstairs
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (6), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Wood Deck
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Fireplace with Gas Logs, Ceiling Fans in Living Room, all bedrooms and back porch, Cable TVs, CD Players and DVD Players in both living areas and bedrooms, fully-equipped Full Kitchen, Refrigerator with Ice Maker, Washer/Dryer, Jetted Tub in Master Bath, Private 7-person Hot Tub on large back deck


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PAPA BEAR ~ 6 BR 6 BA ~ Sleeps 18 ~ Close to All Attractions!!
average rating of 4.875 based on 42 reviews

Great family vacation.

  • 4 of 5

Last year I started dreaming of giving my kids and grandkids a gift of a family getaway instead of individual Christmas gifts. With retirement coming soon, I knew it was probably a one time shot for us to do this. With everyone's busy lifestyles so husband wasn't sure it was going to work out. But once I found the Papa Bear cabin, within an hour, I had confirmation from everyone that there was 1 week that everyone could be there and we booked it.

The cabin had so much room. We all had our own room with its own bathroom. The grandkids brought air mattresses and created 'cousin camp' in the game room. They had a blast. This cabin was the perfect location, a bit off the beaten path, but so close to everything you could want to do in Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg. The linens were plentiful and the cabin clean and well stocked with basic needs as well as a few unexpected things. It seems every time I would think of a small appliance to pack, we would go to the description and it was included; crock pot, blender, etc.

I would definitely recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a similar vacation.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Opelika, AL

Perfect for House Party of Seniors

  • 5 of 5

We--a party of 10 Senior Citizens were very pleased to spend 4 days at Papa Bear Lodge.

There were several in our group that had gone to kindergarten together ---some 70 years ago. We went sightseeing, shopping, and most of all enjoyed fellowship with our friends, relaxing, and just visiting in this spacious cabin. It is lovely and well equipped. Hope to visit here again. Thanks for everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Papa Bear! our three children, 3 grand children, brother and sis-in-law and ourselves all were extremely comfortable in this lovely home. There was plenty of room with the open concept living room /dining room/kitchen for all of us to have wonderful meals together if we chose to eat inside. The gas grill provided great evening cook-outs and with plenty of room on the back deck we gathered as a family and enjoyed each others company. This "cabin" was very clean and provided plenty of bed linens, towels, wash cloths, dish towels etc. The washer and dryer was a God-send having a group of 15. Every possible amenity was provided including dish soap, dishwasher soap, paper towels and bath tissue, enough to more than get us started. The views off the back porch were lovely. The hot tub was very large accommodating quite a group of us when we so chose to do so. The rockers on the front porch provided such a relaxing time. My husband and I enjoyed the master suite with the jetted tub when after a long day white water rafting or zip-lining with the kids. The location of this cabin couldn't have been more perfect. Close to all the attractions and restaurants yet, out of the hustle and bustle of traffic and noise. The decor was very tastefully done. Just enough to set the ambiance -not overwhelming in the least bit. The furniture and beds were all so comfortable, clean and accommodating. The recreation room and pool table provided a great place for the kids to hang out while we adults spent time together upstairs. I cannot say enough positive things about Papa Bear. We would think of booking no where else in the Smokey's should we get the opportunity to bring our family together again.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Atlanta Georgia USA

Holiday Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I try my best not to use the word PERFECT that much, but it is the only word I can think of to use when I tell people about our Thanksgiving Holiday at PaPa Bear Lodge. It was 17 of us from 3 states and the accomodations was not overcrowded whatsoever, it is spacious enough where we did not feel like we were on top of each other. The cabin was clean and well organized when we arrived which was a big concern of mine. There was a lot of places in the area for the women in the group to shop and eat, while the men had a pool tournament going on the pool table. The cabin exceeded my expectations by miles, the owner of the property was very nice and covered all the questions I had and some I hadn't thought of asking in her email to me. If you have booked or thinking about booking PaPa Bear Lodge you are making one of the best decision you will ever make. Again I don't like to use the perfect a lot, but it is the only word I can think to use when I tell people about my Thanksgiving Holiday. We will definitely stay longer next time and the time after that. Thank you PaPa Bear Lodge for a wonderful Holiday.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Papa Bear Regulars

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year at Papa Bear and it just keeps getting better. We had twelve family members with us this time from Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Everyone had their own room and bathroom, an added bonus. The cabin is setup for all age groups from the pool table to the cozy fireplace or front porch swing. We have all decided that this will be our place whenever we visit the area. Papa Bear is always clean, supplied, and welcoming to us all. Not to mention the location is very convenient being close to everything. Miss Linda has always been a pleasure to work with. So if you're looking for total relaxation in a beautiful cabin or either a short drive for a night on the town...then Papa Bear is the place to be! Trust me, you will not be disappointed! Thanks again Miss Linda, see you next year.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indianapolis Indiana

Fall Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much, Linda, for sharing your cabin with us. You made renting your cabin so easy, and it is reasonably priced. We had 13 people in our party, and there was ample room for all of us. The cabin was so clean, comfortable and beautifully decorated. We really enjoyed our stay there. The scenery was awesome. Wish it hadn't been so cold because we didn't get to enjoy the porches and decks as much as we wanted to. We also enjoyed our walk down to the gazebo and lake. It is so easily accessible to all we wanted to do. Some of us even rode the hot air balloon ride. Definitely recommend that as something to do. We didn't want to leave. I'm sure we will be back!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
McGhee Tyson, Knoxville, TN
Nearest Motorway
1.8 Miles
Wears Valley & Scenic Hwy 441 Parkway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Lots of restaurants nearby
Car: necessary

Dollywood, Dinner Theaters, Outlet Malls, Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Pigeon Forge Recreation Center - contains indoor/outdoor pool, tennis courts, gymnasium


Rates & Availability

Pigeon Forge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 10 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 10 2017
3 night minimum stay
Fall, 2017
Sep 11 2017 - Sep 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Peak Fall
Sep 29 2017 - Nov 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
Nov 12 2017 - Nov 18 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
5 night minimum stay
Winter, 2017
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
New Year's Eve
Dec 31 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 15 2018
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2018
Jan 16 2018 - Feb 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
Valentine/President's Day
Feb 14 2018 - Feb 19 2018
4 night minimum stay
Feb 20 2018 - Mar 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dollywood Opens
Mar 15 2018 - Mar 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Break/Easter
Mar 19 2018 - Apr 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring Rod Run
Apr 19 2018 - Apr 21 2018
3 night minimum stay
Apr 22 2018 - May 22 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Summer
May 23 2018 - Jun 8 2018
4 night minimum stay
Peak Summer
Jun 9 2018 - Aug 10 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 11 2018 - Aug 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day
Aug 30 2018 - Sep 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
Fall Car Show
Sep 5 2018 - Sep 9 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 10 2018 - Sep 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Peak Fall
Sep 28 2018 - Nov 11 2018
4 night minimum stay
Nov 12 2018 - Nov 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2018 - Nov 25 2018
5 night minimum stay
Nov 26 2018 - Dec 16 2018
3 night minimum stay
Dec 17 2018 - Dec 25 2018
4 night minimum stay
New Year's
Dec 26 2018 - Jan 2 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Please DO NOT RESERVE this property until you have fully read the Rental Terms and Conditions.

I only rent to guests who are 25 years of age or order.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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