Location: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Area: Hibernation Station
Need a great group getaway in the Smokies? Big Forest Lodge is a NEW construction Pigeon Forge cabin ready for your reunions, retreats, special occasions, holidays, and fun family vacations! This 16-bedroom cabin boasts 12 king-size beds, 5 queen-over-queen bunks, 1 triple bunk, 5 twin sleepers, 4 queen sleeper sofas, and 4 futons for a total sleeping space count of 68 guests!
Mountain views, spacious interiors, and tons of amenities await at Big Forest Lodge, so get ready for a fantastic time. On cool mountain nights, you can cozy up by the electric fireplace, sit back in the rocking chairs with a cup of coffee, or climb into the outdoor hot tub for a relaxing soak. Entertainment comes in the form of a big screen TV, pool and air hockey tables, board games, and high-speed wireless internet. And don’t forget the private indoor pool, where you’ll get to splash, play, and relax — no matter what the weather is outside!
This large group lodge features plenty of conveniences to make stays easier, too, including a charcoal grill for cookouts, TVs in each bedroom, a washer and dryer, a fully equipped double kitchen, and a flat driveway! The cabin is also pet friendly and even has some handicap features, making it more easily accessible. If you’re looking to make your large group stay entertaining, convenient, and memorable, Big Forest Lodge is the perfect large cabin in Pigeon Forge for YOU!
Hold team meetings, lounge with your best pals, forge new bonds with coworkers, and unwind at the end of each day in the living room at Big Forest Lodge. The leather sofas, decorative area rug, and stacked stone (electric and heated) fireplace really compliment the gray hardwoods throughout the room and nature scenery through the large windows. This space is cozy, comfortable, and ready for group entertainment on the big screen TV! Unwind with a cup of joe and a book in the mornings or invite your bestie for a midnight chat and treats here.
With an open concept throughout the home, you’ll find the kitchen perfectly placed within steps from the living and dining areas, keeping conversations going without a pause. With a wall of windows within sight, the Smokies will feel ever so close when prepping and cooking meals. This fully equipped kitchen boasts beautiful cream cabinetry, an oversized island, double the appliances (including, refrigerators, stoves, microwaves, and dishwashers) plus plenty of dinnerware, cookware, cutlery, and more. As a bonus, there are 3 coffeemakers so everyone in your group can grab a cup of coffee without a hassle in the mornings! What’s more, the massive island features tons of extra counterspace where you can start a buffet line for your party and bar seating for 4 where the early birds can gather for breakfast.
Just off the huge kitchen is the open dining area harboring 3 large tables with seating for 30+ guests. The living room sofas, island bar stools, and covered deck with tables and chairs will give everyone a place to sit, chat, and dine throughout your stay. Ready to host board game night? Clear the tables, grab a few games from the cabin’s stash, and set up a fun tournament for everyone — winners compete for a grand prize of your choice!
Private Indoor Pool
An oasis in the Great Smoky Mountains sure sounds nice — make this dream your reality at Big Forest Lodge! Welcome to the private indoor pool with stone flooring, a pyramid waterfall island, color changing lights, large windows with tree-studded views, and refreshing lagoon-like water. Let the kiddos splash around while you sip a large glass of sweet lemonade or take a cool dip yourself. And since this pool is indoors and open year-round, weather or time won’t change your pool plans!
Multiple rec spaces offer entertainment for all ages at Big Forest Lodge. Whip up a mixed drink at the wet bar, play poker for fun, shoot pool with your teens, sit at the pub table with a few friends and a cold one, beat the highest arcade scores, and exit the air hockey rink a champion! And if playing isn’t your thing, be a chill cheerleader on the sofas with entertainment on the big screen TV.
Movie night isn’t just an activity…at Big Forest Lodge — it’s an event! Fix buttery bowls of popcorn and plates of freshly baked cookies in the kitchen, then head to the theater room. Choose the best theater-style (cushioned) seat in the house, sit back, sip on your favorite soda, and get ready for the full movie experience with the projector screen and booming surround sound! You can even lay out a pillow pallet for the little ones; they’ll love it
Ready to hit the hay? Big Forest Lodge sleeps up to 68 guests (pretty amazing, right?) with a mix of 12 king-size beds, 5 queen-over-queen bunks, 1 triple bunk, 5 twin sleepers, 4 queen sleeper sofas, and 4 futons. There’s a mounted TV in each of the 16 bedrooms to keep guests entertained before heading to dreamland…or when struggling to leave their cozy bed in the mornings. Plus, some of the rooms offer mountain views or even direct deck access for a little private mountain time. And to make things even more convenient, there are 16 full bathrooms (1 has handicap features) plus 2 half baths in the home.
Featuring mountain and tree-studded views, the multiple outdoor spaces will be a hit with your large group. Sway in the rocking chairs with your morning mug of joe, soak tired muscles in the bubbly hot tub every evening, rest on the lounge chairs with a fun novel, and dine with friends at the tables. There’s even a charcoal grill, perfect for fun cookouts or nice steak dinners! And when everyone’s ready to paint the town red, head to the flat driveway, pile in the cars, and zip to in-town excitement.
In addition to playing indoors and outdoors at the cabin, there are a few other amenities that will make your trip extra convenient, like the washer and dryer, high-speed Wi-Fi, and handicap features (a ramp and bathroom). Best of all, Big Forest Lodge is pet friendly, so your furry friends can come along, too!
Keep your large group entertained and fed in town, less than a 7-mile drive from Big Forest Lodge. There are tons of restaurants, museums, shops, shows, rides, and more — something for everyone!
Form a brigade and march your group into Dollywood for a full day of fun, riding roller coasters, listening to live bluegrass, snacking on Southern treats, and making memories!
TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena
Need something a little more active for your group? Plan a bouncy time at TopJump, where trampolines, climbing walls, games, and a ninja course await!
Comedy Barn Theater
Take the gang to laugh their socks off, slap their knees, and succumb to giggle fits at the Comedy Barn Theater, a family-friendly hilarious show!
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If your arrival date is 30 days or more out, you will pay $250 (reservation total less than $3000) or $750 (reservation total more than $3000) at booking, with remainder due 30 days prior to check-in. If your arrival date is less than 30 days away, entire balance is due at booking.
Accepted payment methods: credit card, electronic checks, and OVERNIGHT money orders
This is a great way to protect yourself in the case of unforeseen events that delay you or cause you to reschedule or cancel your trip. You can add it on prior to your last scheduled payment. Want to know more? Check out our Trip Insurance page.
Our basic Property Protection Plan covers unintentional damages to your cabin during your stay and provides $1,500 in protection. Enhanced Property Protection (EPP) increases your limits and may offer an extension to your cancellation policy.
We want to ensure each guest has a clean, comfortable place to stay. The cleaning fee covers housekeeping and property cleanup of your cabin once you’ve checked out.
Yes! We offer a 10% active military discount (phone reservations only) and regularly feature deals for YOU. Just check our Specials + Discounts page to see how you can save. And if you follow us on Facebook and Instagram, you can always be on the lookout for flash sales!
Our Cabins for YOU Partner Program gives you discounts to top area attractions - from mini golf and mountain coasters to dinner shows and beyond - when you stay with us.
4+ bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 5 months of stay 1-3 bedroom cabins: No cancellation or change of cabin or dates within 2 months of stay
Yes, we have quite a few options for pet-friendly vacations! Check out our wide selection online!
Each of our cabins has a fully equipped kitchen (refrigerator, stove/oven, and varying countertop appliances), shared living spaces for guests, a dining table and/or breakfast bar for in-cabin dining, and cozy bedrooms. Most feature wireless internet, flatscreen TVs, washers and dryers, decks with wooded or mountain views, and some games or game tables! You can browse by amenity online to find the perfect fit.
You’ll supply your own food, drinks, toiletries, charcoal and lighter fluid (for charcoal grills), propane (for gas grills; check cabin before purchasing), and any other movies or games you’d enjoy on vacation!
We’ll give you a starter supply of:
We provide all linens, along with 1 towel and 1 washcloth per person (based on property sleeps advertised). Many of our cabins have washers and dryers, so it is easy to use only the towels we provide. If your cabin does not have a washer/dryer, you may want to bring extra towels from home.
Most of our cabins offer high-speed wireless internet, but not all. Please check the amenities list and description, or check with your Vacation Specialist when booking!
Check-in is easy with Cabins for YOU. Each cabin has an electronic keypad, and we’ll supply the unique code for your cabin 2 days before check-in. No keys, no going to an office. You’ll use this to unlock your cabin each time you enter. Checkout is equally simple. Just shut the door behind you as you leave and it will automatically lock!
Check-in/out times: Check-in starts at 4 p.m. EST with guaranteed check-in at 6 p.m. Checkout time is 10 a.m. EST. We can’t guarantee early check-ins or late checkouts, but you can check with your Vacation Specialist. Hourly fees apply for early check-ins.
Before leaving, please be sure to:
Once you’ve made your reservation, you’ll receive directions via email and/or a phone call about 48 hours prior to check-in. Or give us a call at 800.684.7865 or email your Vacation Specialist if you have any questions about getting here!
If you have a medical or life-threatening emergency, please call 911. For mechanical and non-threatening emergencies, call 800.684.7865 and press option 2 to speak with one of our team members.
Non-emergency police lines:
Please report any issues regarding cleanliness of hot tubs, swim spas, or pools upon arrival. We will do our best to resolve them right away. To keep these spaces clean and serviceable for all guests, please shower off before using and refrain from using any lotions or oils. If issues are reported more than 24 hours after arrival, any additional cleaning fees will be charged to current guest.
Overall outdated and/or has worn out elements. There is little to no coordination in furniture and decor. Most furniture items are of lower quality such as cloth couches, laminate countertops, and particle board cabinets.
Average quality accommodations. Will have some good quality and some low quality elements. Things such as a mixture of flatscreen and tube tvs, good quality furniture but worn out and not consistent, particle board cabinets and laminate countertops with updated appliances, or updated appliances but not consistent. These properties have elements of a Bronze and Gold level.
Good quality accommodations. These properties are high quality, but all elements might not be considered luxury in nature. There might be more wear on furniture, deck/exterior, etc. TVs are flat screen, but might not be the newest in quality. Might have stone countertops with updated appliances that aren’t stainless steel. These properties have some elements of the Platinum level, but elements are either slightly outdated, worn, or not as high quality.
Luxury accommodations. All elements are of high quality, design, and are up-to-date. Consistent furniture and decor in each room. Unique touches such as stone designs, barnwood/shiplap, full log pillars are often found in these properties.
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