A beautiful new construction in Pigeon Forge, Big Forest Retreat is a sprawling pet-friendly lodge for 64 guests, with 9,100+ square feet of space, a private indoor pool, a theater room, a rec room, mountain views, and more!
After daily trips to downtown Pigeon Forge, return to the tranquility of this 3-bedroom abode boasting king-size beds and TVs in every bedroom for restful nights of sleep before calming morning bubble baths in the large indoor jetted tub. Spend your downtime and fun evenings in the cabin’s spacious rec room playing pool, air hockey, and foosball up the spiral staircase before sinking into the large leather sectional watching Blu-ray and DVD movies from home on the impressive flatscreen TV.
Escaping the stresses of home for a much-needed vacation doesn’t mean sacrificing the comforts of home when you stay in Big Bear Retreat. Stock up the refrigerator and prepare homemade meals in the cabin’s fully loaded kitchen to save money on meals and enjoy hot coffee on the deck in the crisp mountain air after brewing fresh pots in the coffeemaker each morning. Peruse the Pigeon Forge, TN Cabins blog to find exciting new events and attractions using the cabin’s high-speed wireless internet. Skip packing dirty clothes after fun scenic hikes in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and throw sullied gear into the cabin’s convenient washer and dryer. Everything you need – including the fresh air of the Great Smoky Mountains, invigorating fun of awesome Pigeon Forge attractions, and all the relaxation and entertainment you want in a cabin – makes Big Bear Retreat your dream escape.
Beautiful, natural wood interiors and cushy Smoky Mountain-themed furnishings invite guests to spend more quality time together while watching the kids’ favorite cartoons in the mornings on cozy sofas, sipping wine and catching up with friends by the fire, and playing group games in the evenings.
Bring your family’s favorite board games to play around the large coffee table during cabin downtime in between Pigeon Forge excursions to keep everyone entertained and make some of your favorite cabin memories. After a filling dinner at The Old Mill, relax in the living room over pints of your favorite beer while the kids watch movies in the rec room in the next room.
Stocked with tools and appliances for whipping up snacks and meals, this charming country-cabin kitchen makes it easy to make picnic lunches to take to Patriot Park, big meals to celebrate reconnecting with friends, and more. The homey, inviting atmosphere of timber and cute black bears invites laughter while cooking together for dinner and sipping on your new bottles of wine from the Mountain Valley Winery. Enjoy fresh cups of coffee and toasted English muffins as a quick breakfast before heading to the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville. Feel free to use the kitchen’s dishes, rather than paper plates, to host an elegant dinner with friends and let the dishwasher do all the cleaning!
There’s plenty of elbow room around this lovely 6-chair wood dining set! Dig into holiday meals and fun family dinners before clearing the table and playing board games and cards before finally turning into bed. Meet back at the table for breakfasts each morning to plan out exciting days in Dollywood, shopping trips to The Island, and outdoor adventures ziplining at Foxfire Mountain.
Pull back the covers to 3 cozy king-size beds at the end of each day to climb in and indulge in restful nights of sleep. Unwind from all the thrills of WonderWorks and Fort Fun with late-night TV, slowly drifting off to sleep. With nowhere to be, spend lazy mornings in bed enjoying the serene wooded views through the windows before heading to 1 of 3 full bathrooms to shower or enjoy a big bubble bath in the large jetted tub.
Escape to your bedroom in between lunch in Pigeon Forge and exploring downtown Gatlinburg to slip into a dreamy nap under the soft breezes of the ceiling fan. With dressers and closets, make yourself more at home and unpack clothes and stop unfolding every outfit piece as you rummage through clunky suitcases.
Guests will love in-cabin days playing games and hanging out in the impressive rec room with a second fireplace and seating area, a large flatscreen TV, pool table, air hockey, and foosball! Kick it with friends in the rec room with drinks and snacks while playing pool and your favorite sports team plays on the large flatscreen. Challenge the kids to a couple games of air hockey before heading up the spiral staircase to cheer them on as they compete over a game of foosball.
Your little ones will also love sleeping in their own little nook of the house in the twin-over-twin trundle and queen-size sleeper found in this loft. Gather around the large, cushy leather sectional and turn on a fire in the impressive stone gas fireplace before popping your favorite DVD and Blu-ray movies from home for a special movie night in the cabin.
Lush Smoky Mountain forest views surround this cozy Pigeon Forge cabin for a semi-secluded stay away from sounds and lights of the city. Sway in the rocking chairs on the porch while enjoying cold glasses of sweet tea and watching your little ones play with the dogs in the front yard. Throw hot dogs and hamburgers on the charcoal grill while hanging out during a laid-back cabin cookout. After hiking to Clingmans Dome and Andrews Bald in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, soothe worked muscles in the bubbly waters of the outdoor hot tub on the deck while hypnotic sounds of wildlife ease your soul.
Hiking Tips and Trails in the Smoky Mountains
Surrounded by the incredible beauty of the Smokies, you have answered the call of the mountains, but it’s time to get out of the cabin and explore! Over 800 miles of trails ranging in difficulty and views, a hike in the Smoky Mountains is always an inspiring experience!
The Old Mill District
A visit to the original resting place of Pigeon Forge’s iconic iron forge is more than a history lesson! Shop local art and jewelry, enjoy a savory southern cuisine at The Old Mill Restaurant, play by the river in Patriot Park, sip on cups of craft lattes, and much more!
The Comedy Barn Theater
From exotic animal shows, fire-breathers, jugglers, to knee-slapping funny hillbilly mishaps, The Comedy Barn Theater is one of Pigeon Forge’s iconic shows along the Parkway, entertaining visitors for over 2 decades!
- Air Conditioning
- Cable/satellite TV
- Decorated For Christmas
- DVD player
- Game Room
- Hot Tub
- Pet Friendly
- Pool Table
- Self Check-In
Common Space — Entry Floor
Common Space — Upstairs