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A+Location/Views! Lrg Lux 5/4 Sleep18 Comm Pool Arcade Pooltable PS2 XBOX Hottub

Bedrooms 5
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury, Bright Log Cabin, Beautiful Decor, No steep drop-off Roads/ Sleeps 18

Newly updated owner-operated luxury lodge. You communicate directly with the owners. We have intimate knowledge of the area and the nearby attractions.

Beautifully decorated, Great Mountain Views, Pool Table, Game Arcade, XBox, PS2, Community Swimming Pool, convenient parking in front of Cabin with additional parking just steps away.

No steep drop offs or access roads!

** Weekly rental special!! Pay 6 nights get one night free !! 😀👍. (Except Holidays) Note: listed weekly summer rates already reflect discount offer and are priced accordingly.

Bear Paw Retreat has easy level access to main floor; only 3 steps to front porch and main entry!

The cabin is located just 1.6 miles from Pigeon Forge Parkway and close to all its entertainment. Enjoy the quietness of mountain living or within minutes you can be in the middle of all the attractions the City has to offer.

Bear Paw Retreat is a comfortable and spaciously designer decorated luxury log cabin featuring 5-bedrooms on three levels with two large decks with lots of rocking chairs. Enjoy lots of natural light and open vaulted ceilings on the main floor. The log cabin is located in the prestigious Covered Bridge Resort within a short walking distance to the Resort Seasonal Pool.

As you enter the cabin you will be dazzled by the spacious open floor plans of the living spaces. The honey-hued wooden interior walls, open-high vaulted ceilings, stone fireplace, comfortable great room with panoramic windows, well-appointed kitchen, large decks with lots of seating, tasteful decor and awesome views of the Smoky Mountains, Bluff Mountain and the Valley will simply take your breath away. The main deck features rocking-chair seating and a private Hot Tub. It is the perfect place to gather, share stories and make lifetime memories.

Every room has its own flat screen HD TV, ceiling fans and Xfinity on Demand with free movies and tv shows. Master Bedroom, Living and Entertainment rooms have 55" Smart HD TV's.

Curl up with a book in front of the warm, stacked-stone fireplace, play a game or watch a movie. Our cabin celebrates the best of life - the timeless pleasures of family and friends, for lots of laughter, and reflection. It was built for good conversation, deep cups of coffee, and guiltless afternoon naps. You have found the perfect escape for quiet, peace, and serenity, yet close to all area attractions.

Take advantage of cooking meals in the spacious well-appointed kitchen. Toaster, Keurig K-cup, Starbucks Verismo and 2-filter coffeemakers, espresso machine, blender, crock pot, rice cooker, waffle maker, hand mixer, food processor, plenty of dishes, glassware, silverware, bakeware and quality pots and pans are provided. Bear Paw Retreat has it all, you just need to bring the food and great appetite.

You will have no trouble bringing the whole family to this beautiful log cabin since it can accommodate up to 18 guests comfortably. An ideal three-level floor plan provides a master suite with king size bed and private Jacuzzi, double sink suite bathroom and a Queen size sleeper sofa, 3 additional bedrooms each with queen-size beds and one bedroom with a full size bunk bed.

Guests can enjoy each other’s company yet also find their own space.

Main floor offers open floorplan large Kitchen with plenty of room for multiple chefs, Dining room with counter space seating, large rustic dining table and living room with a spacious corner sectional sofa and Queen size sleeper sofa.

The Game room features a Pool Table, 48 in 1 Arcade game console, enjoy all the classics! Pacman, Donkey Kong and others, too many to mention!, 55" Smart HDTV, wet bar with beverage refrigerator, microwave, a separate flat screen HD TV for playing Xbox 360, Board and Card Games. In addition you will find one queen-size sleeper sofa and love seat for plenty of seating comfort.

Hi Speed internet Wi-Fi access, Xfinity HD channels and Xfinity on demand in all rooms are standard.

For your convenience a washer and dryer are available on the lowest level.

Our cabin is centrally located and just minutes to/from the Pigeon Forge Parkway and all the main attractions including Dollywood, Five Oaks Tanger Outlets, great music Theaters, quaint restaurants, and craft shops... not to mention Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountain National Park with its wonderful hiking trails and mountain streams. You will enjoy the convenience to the new “Island” attraction featuring Paula Dean’s restaurant, Margaritaville and many more including a 200 foot-high Ferris Wheel.

And for our summer guests there is a large beautiful outdoor Resort Pool (seasonal). In addition to its close proximity to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, the cabin is located just a short drive from Lake Douglas, Sevierville and The Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The new Wear Farm City Park with playground, basketball hoops, baseball and football fields, walking trails, picnic shelters etc. is a short 1 mile away.

Enjoy an 11-mile drive through Cades Coves spectacular loop and its wild-life, Bears, Deer, Elk watching; visit historic cabins and churches along the way and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

You will find lots of hiking trails (Park ranger optional guided tours) or simply relax being outdoors. Within minutes you can go trout fishing in the middle of the wilderness or reach a wide variety of restaurants, Tanger outlet Mall, Shops, Dollywood amusement park, white water rafting, horseback riding, tubing, mountain roller coasters, zip lining, Wears Park, Pigeon Forge Convention center and all the fun attractions the area has to offer.

McGhee Tyson Airport in Knoxville Alcoa TN is only 33 Miles or about 45 min away.

Cabin Layout in details:

Main Level

• Front porch with Charcoal Park style Grill

• Living Room

Enjoy the level entry in to the bright living room with vaulted ceilings, panoramic windows, fireplace, flat screen smart HDTV. Plenty of Seating, queen size sleeper sofa and large Sectional. The large deck with its Hot Tub and spectacular view and Sunsets of the Valley and Bluff Mountain, Rocking Chairs

• Kitchen

The well-equipped kitchen features granite counter top and everything else to give you a jump start to unforgettable meals together.

• Dining area

The bright open dining area with its large rustic log table offers a great view of the mountain and forest you will not find at any downtown restaurant. Enjoy the panoramic windows as you enjoy a homemade family style meal in the comfort of your own cabin.

• Bedrooms

2 Queen Bedrooms flat screen HDTVs and ceiling fans.

• Bathroom

Full Bathroom on that level with Shower Tub combination

Upper Level

• 1 Master King Bedroom Suite

The spacious master suite features vaulted ceilings and a king size bed, large flat screen HDTV, ceiling fan and private Jacuzzi with private bathroom and shower/tub combination, Queen size sleeper sofa.

Lower Level

• Recreation room

Full size Pool table, 48 in 1 Arcade game, 55" Smart HDTV in addition to xbox 360 with its own flat screen HDTV and several board games will keep the entire family and friends entertained. Wet bar/ Refrigerator/ Microwave, Large Queen size sleeper Sofa and a Love seat with twin size sleeper bed.

• 1 Queen Bedroom suite ceiling fan and HDTV.

• 1 Full Bunk bedroom suite ceiling fan and HDTV with PS2 game console

• Laundry Room: There is a washer and dryer set up for your convenience on this level.

Local Attractions:

If you decide to venture out there are literally too many area attractions to list. To help you get started here are some suggestions you may want to check out:

Tanger outlet Mall for some bargain hunting and some serious deals!

o Pigeon forge Community center:

It's 1.5 mile away from the cabin. 86,000-square foot facility has it all, including basketball courts, jogging circuits, a walking track, aerobic rooms and a 10-lane bowling center. The community center also includes the Aquatic Center, which features an indoor and outdoor pool, kids splash area (seasonal).

o Smoky Mountains National Park

Take the short ride to the back entrances to the National Park and you will be in the middle of an awesome wilderness with forest and creeks all around you. Enjoy different levels of hiking challenges, throw a line to catch some trout or simply sit, relax and enjoy the views. There are picnic tables available throughout the park.

o The Island: One of the newer attractions in Pigeon Forge, The Island features restaurants, shops, kids’ rides, and entertainment. You can watch the fountain shows, listen to live music, browse the many unique shops, or take a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel.

o Newly opened Ripken Baseball Experience: The tradition of remarkable experiences continues with the brand new tournament destination in Pigeon Forge, TN. This $22.5 million facility features six lighted synthetic turf fields nestled in the Smoky Mountains.

o Dollywood: This theme park is known for its down-home charm. Owned by Dolly Parton, this 150 acre park has award winning shows and rides and attractions for everyone.

o Ripley’s Aquarium in the Smoky

This Gatlinburg Water Wonderland features a Penguin playhouse, Coral Reef, Stingray Bay, Touch a Ray Bay, Shark Lagoon, Discovery Center and much more.

o Dixie Stampede

Watch horse stunts, listen to toe-tapping music, and dine on a hearty Southern meal at Dolly Parton’s dinner show in downtown Pigeon Forge. This exciting show is family friendly and offers a fun night on the town!

o Country Tonite Theatre

If you love country music, you’ll love the Country Tonite Theatre.

We also own and operate 3 other log larger cabins. You can visit them at the links below. We hope to welcome you soon to any of our cabins!




More Details

Carlos and Karolina
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, German, Spanish, Italian, Schwizerduetsch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

About Carlos and Karolina

Hello there,

We are Carlos and Karolina Galvez, owners of Bear Paw Retreat. I am from Peru and my wife is from Switzerland. We met on a Caribbean cruise, married in Alaska and settled in Miami Florida. Over the last 27 years we have been blessed with 3 children, all grown up now, and also with the opportunity to travel all over the world, including the Peruvian Andes and the Swiss Alps. Although we love the sea where we met, we both have a special place in our hearts for our mountains and what they represent. So when we first visited the Smoky Mountains we fell in love with the area as we saw them as a memory of each other’s own culture. It was our dream to one day own a Cabin here as a gathering place for our family and friends, encouraging them to leave the hustle and bustle of busy city lives behind and take a pause in our gorgeous “Bear Paw Retreat”.

Carlos and Karolina purchased this cabin in 2017

Why Carlos and Karolina chose Pigeon Forge

Bear Paw Retreat is one of the most beautiful cabins in the Pigeon Forge area. The views are great. We simply love its spacious rooms, the overall area, close enough to enjoy the attractions of the main towns nearby but far enough to relax and enjoy the wilderness and serene views of the Great Smoky Mountains. We are enjoying it to the fullest with our family and friends and when not in town, we want to share the same experience with you. We hope you enjoy our Cabin and take home a memory that will last for years to come.

What makes this cabin unique

It is an easy drive and access from/to the Parkway. It is only 1.6 miles to the Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville attractions but far enough to enjoy the peacefulness, lots of fresh mountain air and surrounding wilderness. Its bright rooms lighten the mood and are a perfect to relax and recharge. The Great Smoky Mountain National Park as well as Cades Cove are near by. There are plenty of choices for grocery shopping along the way (1.5 Miles to Krogers open 24 hours) Publix or simply have them ordered and ready for you upon your arrival.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Pigeon Forge in Sevier County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • ABSOLUTELY 100% NO SMOKING INSIDE THE CABIN! Smoking on decks only, thank you. See Terms and Conditions for details
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Full size Bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size sleeper Sofa
  • Queen size sleeper sofa in Master Bedroom, Queen size sleeper sofa in Living Room and Queen size sleeper Sofa in Entertainment Room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Racquetball
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews

No disappointments!

  • 5 of 5

We just finished our vacation at Bear Paw. We have an annual trip to the Smokies and have stayed in several nice places from Townsend to Pigeon Forge depending on the activities we plan.

Bear Paw will not disappoint. It is just like the pictures and in a quiet setting of trees and grand view from the deck. But it’s also less than 3 miles to run to the store.

Karolina is friendly and quick to respond to crazy questions. The cabin is quality and updated and has plenty of linens. I truly wish we had stayed longer. If you want quick access to Pigeon Forge this is a great choice.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, we are thrilled you had a wonderful time at Bear Paw Retreat and found everything you needed for a comfortable stay. We appreciate the great communication before, during and after your stay. Thank you for leaving the Cabin in great shape and we hope to welcome you back very soon. Sincerely Carlos and Karolina .
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Could not have been better!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location...great complaints

  • 5 of 5

Several families from our Church always stay together for CYC in February. Waited a bit long to find a cabin and was worried we were WAY out of town...not so at all. Great views, great entertainment/electronics. Looking forward to staying here again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great, easy location. Close to the Island in Pigeon Forge.

  • 4 of 5

This cabin was stocked well with basic necessities. All furnishings were up to date. The arcade game was a big hit with our family. Very convenient to Pigeon Forge. Owners were very informative and quick to respond to any questions/concerns. One downside we noted was the lack of propane gas. The fireplaces are electric and the grill is charcoal. We are used to gas from cabins we stayed in before, but it’s not that big of a deal. We would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Brandy , thank you for your great review of Bear Paw Retreat, we're very happy you and your family had a wonderful time and enjoyed our well equipped Cabin with numerous seating and entertainment areas to spread out. We are happy you enjoyed the Arcade along with the other entertainment such as Pool Table, Ps2 and box. Detailed information on the fireplace and charcoal grill is listed, like you said it is personal preference. Thank you for choosing Bear Paw Retreat for your family vacation! We loved the great communication with you before, during and after your stay, and again thank you leaving the Cabin in great shape. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bear Paw Retreat very soon. Sincerely Carlos and Karolina
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  • 5 of 5

The cabin was cozy yet had enough room and activities to entertain my entire family. We celebrated my mother's 80th birthday and she loved the cabin. Very nicely decorated with a surprisingly good view. I highly recommend it!!!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Todd, thank you for your great review of Bear Paw Retreat, we're very happy you and your family had a wonderful time and enjoyed our well equipped Cabin with numerous seating and entertainment areas to spread out. As well as the great view and the easy access. Thank you for choosing Bear Paw Retreat for your family vacation! We loved the great communication with you before, during and after your stay, and again thank you leaving the Cabin in great shape. We're looking forward to your next stay at Bear Paw Retreat. Sincerely Carlos and Karolina
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Nice place

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin, and great owners. Would definitely stay again

  • Review Submitted: 08-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Joseph , thank you for your great review of Bear Paw Retreat, we're very happy you and your family had a wonderful time and enjoyed our well equipped Cabin with numerous seating and entertainment areas to spread out. Thank you for choosing Bear Paw Retreat for your family vacation! We loved the great communication with you before, during and after your stay, and again thank you leaving the Cabin in great shape. We're looking forward to your next stay at Bear Paw Retreat. Sincerely Carlos and Karolina
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Gatlinburg Golf Course
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Ober Gatlinburg
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £152.28
Pet Fee £64.72
Refundable Damage Deposit £228.42

This is an Owner Operated Lodge. You communicate directly with the Owner. Please contact us directly if you have questions. Responsible Person(s) making the booking must be 25 years old or older and will be the person held responsible for any damages occurred ( Copy of Driver License Required ) Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Thanksgiving and December/New Year Holidays are a 5 night stay minimum with a 2 night minimum for fill in dates otherwise. If you see available in between dates, just communicate with us and ask. .Minimum requirements are subject to change without notice and at owners discretion based on availability and calendar. NO CHECK-INs/CHECK-OUTs on December 25th. For bookings within 60 days of your arrival date the amount is due in full. If you are more than 60 days out from your arrival date a deposit of half (50%) is due upon booking. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to arrival. We accept Major Credit Cards and checks. Be sure to place any notes to us in the note section for on-line bookings. Book it now buttons must be accepted by owner to confirm reservation, otherwise it is only a pending reservation and not confirmed. All Guests staying in cabin either visiting only or staying overnight MUST abide by The Covered Bridge Resort rules and regulations. Owner has the right to decline booking at owner's discretion.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.