Bear Paw Lodge

Huge, Luxurious Cabin - When Only The Best Will Do!

Property Information


7200 sq. ft

7 Bedrooms

Sleeps 24

8 Bathrooms

7 Full Baths


Kitchen, Living Room, Deck/Patio

Privacy, Luxury, Log Cabin, 7 Bdrms, Sleeps 24, Hiking Trail, King Beds, Firepit

Welcome to “Bear Paw Lodge” a luxurious custom cabin of true large-log construction. You will love the cabin’s “away from it all feel”. This one of a kind cabin is nestled on a large 7 acre home site which borders the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

Bear Paw Lodge offers 7,800 sq. ft. of luxurious mountain home living, plus 7 acres of land!

Bears, Bears, Bears: Have you always wanted to see a Smoky Mountain black bear?

Bear Paw Lodge is known for having bears sightings, as well as deer, wild turkeys, rabbits and more!

Many people come to the Smokies hoping to see a bear. It’s very exciting to see these gorgeous wild animals. Be sure to watch the bears from inside the cabin or inside your vehicle. These are wild animals, so keep watch over children.

Keep car doors, cabin doors locked and windows closed.

Yes, our Smoky Mountain black bears have been known to open a car door, front door, or stick their head into an open window.

If you want to see a bear in the Smokies, there’s a very good chance you will see one at Bear Paw Lodge during the Spring, Summer and Fall.

Bear Paw Lodge has a Super convenient feature: During your stay, start your hike into the Great Smoky Mountains from our driveway!!! Our private trail leads you to the Covemont hiking trail and into the Great Smoky Mtn National Park! Depending on how far you want to hike, you can also go to Sugarlands Visitor Center in the park, to Cataract Falls, and onto the mot popular hike, Laurel Falls.

The cabin’s setting has been described as: tranquil, beautiful, private, peaceful and park-like. The location is also convenient! Just an 8-10 minute drive brings you to: downtown Gatlinburg with all the restaurants, shops & attractions or to the main entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park!

Bear Paw Lodge offers all King Beds – It’s best suited for:

~ 5-7 couples;

~ A multi-generation family experience (small family reunion);

~ A small to medium size corporate, church or school retreat.

~ Plus, we have several groups of Friends who visit the cabin every year, as a reunion location.

In addition to the 7 King beds, 2 of those king beds also have a King size upper bunk, plus the cabin features a futon and 2 sofa sleepers.

Guests of Bear Paw Lodge have a unique opportunity to hike into the Smoky Mountain National Park from our driveway!

Yes, a short hike from our driveway connects our guests to the Covemont Trail which leads to the Sugarlands Visitor Center, Cataract Falls hiking trail and to the most popular hike in the Smoky Mountain National Park, Laurel Falls! Not many cabins can boast an onsite hiking trail that leads directly into the Park!

Guests love the cabin’s private setting on scenic 7 acre site which is adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park.

New Oct 2019 !!! A fire pit area has been added in the cabin’s backyard!

This wood burning Fire pit can be used by guests unless there is Fire Ban in place by local authorities.

Guests provide their own firewood.

Note: We have a local contact who delivers firewood, C.O.D. Plus, firewood is available at local grocery stores, roadside vendors, hardware stores, Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Green’s Mercantile on Hwy 321.

Bear Paw Lodge has several fireplaces including a built-in, outdoor gas fireplace on the main level deck which can be used year-round! The indoor fireplaces are available seasonally, typically from mid-Oct to end of March.

Luxurious “Bear Paw Lodge”… Meticulously crafted using exceptional design & premium materials, every detail has been carefully considered. State of the art furnishings & amenities are found in luxurious “Bear Paw Lodge”.

Copper sinks and granite in the gourmet kitchen with AGA range, 3 stacked stone fireplaces, finished basement with billiard room & mini-kitchen. Open floor plan with master on the main level & views that will take your breath away.


~ Custom carvings throughout home

~ Custom outdoor fireplace on the outside deck

~ Million dollar views of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, and Downtown Gatlinburg, TN

~ Only a 5 – 10 minute drive to Downtown Gatlinburg. Avoid the traffic nightmare of driving through Gatlinburg

~ The Cove Mountain Hiking Trail at the foot of the cabins driveway leads to Sugarland Visitor Center, Cataract Falls as well as Laurel Falls over Cove Mountain.

~ Huge game room located on the lower level features mini-kitchen, snack bar, billiard table (pool table), air hockey, large screen TV and plenty of seating

~ Custom carved front door

~ 8 person hot tub and a brand new wood burning fire-pit at ground level

~ Gorgeous, handcrafted spiral staircase connects main level to upper level and main level to lower level.

More information about the Bedrooms and Baths:

~ Fabulous Master Suite on main level with sitting area, 2 sided fireplace, king size bed, spa-like bathroom with fireplace, vessel sinks, waterfall bathtub and large multi-jet shower

~ Also located on the main level is a powder room with vessel sink.

~ 4 additional bedrooms, each with a king size bed, are located on upper level of the lodge. Each of these bedrooms has an en suite private bathroom with shower stall.

~ Also located on the upper level is a comfortably furnished loft with futon, that converts to a sleeper.

~ Conveniently located on the lower level near the game room are 2 bunk rooms, each with a King over King bunk bed! Each Bunk room sleeps 4 guests, so sleep up to 8 guests in these 2 rooms! The bunk rooms have a door-less passageway between them, but each have a door between them and the bedroom hallway. Makes the bunk rooms private from the game room area but open to each other.

~ There are 2 bathrooms on the lower level, each with a shower stall.

~ Additional sleeping on both the main level living room and in the game room. Each has a queen size sofa sleeper.

This lovely vacation lodge also features high speed wireless internet and cable television.

Don’t forget to bring:

While Sea & Sky Rentals provides you with an initial supply of toilet paper, paper towels, hand soap, and trash bags, which are intended to get you through your FIRST evening at the home, we recommend you bring the following:

more paper towels, toilet paper, and trash bags; hair dryer, napkins, condiments, spices, dish washing liquid, laundry soap, coffee and coffee filters, towels for the hot tub, sunscreen, groceries, aluminum foil, and anything else you may need to make your vacation complete!

Bear Paw Lodge offers truly unique vacation accommodations for the discriminating traveler. Contact us today to reserve this breathtaking property for your Smoky Mountain getaway.

Limitations include: Weddings, receptions and house parties are not allowed. Minimum age to rent this cabin is 25 years of age. No pets allowed. No smoking allowed inside home.

Pets Welcome? No


This is all you have to do:

  1. Click the “BOOK NOW” button below. That will take you to our Property Management System.
  2. Enter your arrival and departure dates. You will be given a quote for your stay.
  3. Remember to add your pets if you are staying in one of our pet friendly properties.
  4. If you are ready to book, click the “Continue To Booking” button at the bottom of the page.
  5. Enter your name, email address, phone number, and credit card information.
  6. DO NOT choose Cancellation Protection, or Damage Protection. Your quote includes Accidental Damage Insurance. You can purchase Travel Insurance through us. Just ask for a quote!
  7. Click the “Submit Payment” button at the bottom of the page.

When payment is received, your reservation will be confirmed via email.

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About The Smokies
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Pet Friendly Units
Take your whole family on vacation
Property Owners
Maximize the profit of your home, cabin, or condo