Location: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Area: Hibernation Station
This new construction Pigeon Forge cabin is a stunner — fit for reunions, retreats, special occasions, holidays, family vacations, and weekends with a bunch of friends! Big Forest Retreat is a 16-bedroom, 16-bathroom cabin for 68, with 12 king-size beds, 5 queen-over-queen bunks, 1 triple twin bunk, 4 queen sleeper sofas, 5 twin sleeper sofas, and 4 futons for plenty of sleeping space.
When you’re relaxing at this 9,100+ square foot cabin, you’ll enjoy mountain and wooded views, a big screen TV, rocking chairs, and high-speed wireless internet. To unwind, you can head to the outdoor hot tub for a soak. Kids and adults will stay entertained here, too, with a pool table, board games, and a private indoor pool! The electric fireplace will make the room feel cozy, and the cabin is even pet friendly!
There are plenty of conveniences to make the stay easier for a group, including a washer/dryer, TVs in the bedrooms, a charcoal grill for cookouts, and a fully equipped kitchen. This large-group lodge will also have handicap features, making the cabin much more accessible.
As you step through the enchanting wooden door at Big Forest Retreat, you’ll enter a world of relaxation and comfort. Passing the entryway sitting area, which features 2 armchairs plus a bark and stone wall exuding the natural landscape of the Smokies, you’ll come to the living area where a well-deserved rest is yours to take. Unwind on the 3 sofas with friends, family, teammates, or coworkers while enjoying a little entertainment on the big screen TV. On warmer days, flip on the ceiling fan to keep cool with an ice cold glad of lemonade in hand.
As you look around, you’ll notice the complimenting red and black theme throughout the décor in the open concept space that ties everything together beautifully, not to mention the captivating views through the large windows. Multiple tables and lamps keep the area convenient and cozy, plus there’s an electric fireplace, perfect for setting the mountain mood and providing a heartwarming atmosphere to enjoy a good book or a nice chat.
Massive, stunning, fully equipped, luxurious…it’s hard to describe the double kitchen at Big Forest Retreat in one just word. When you need to whip up a large group breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack, you’ll really appreciate the convenience of not only spacious countertops, tons of storage space, and a larger than life island with bar seating for 6 but also double the standard appliances, pots and pans, mugs, dinnerware, cutlery, and more! Not to mention, you’ll have a full view of the Smokies through the large windows across the way in the dining area, so the chefs in your group will be more than happy to get cooking’!
Just off the kitchen awaits the expansive dining area with 6 country chic tables with modern chandeliers overhead and the tree-studded Smokies only a glance away. With seating for 36 added to the bar seating for 6 nearby, sitting area, living room, and outdoor picnic tables on the covered deck, everyone will have a place to dine and chat together at mealtimes. And when the food disappears, clear the tables and bust out the cabin board games for a fun tournament of champions!
Private Indoor Pool
Did someone say party at the private indoor pool?! Head downstairs to join in on all the splashin’ fun at Big Forest Retreat. Teach your littles to swim, hear the kids laugh in a game of Marco Polo, enjoy a morning dip in peace, and make midnight adult time in the pool room — featuring stone flooring, a waterfall feature, and lovely Smoky Mountain views through the floor-to-ceiling windows!
Host movie night every night in the home theater, boasting a large projector and screen plus theater-style seating. Pass around bowls of buttery popcorn, sodas, and candy during the trailers and get ready to sit back and relax with your favorite Disney classics, Alfred Hitchcock thrillers, Sandra Bullock romantic comedies, M. Night Shyamalan head spinners, and magical Harry Potter marathons!
Ready to play? Gather ‘round the poker table for a friendly wager, shoot pool with your best pals, pass out snacks from the bar, and chill at the pub table with a few cold ones and your favorite coworkers in the rec spaces at Big Forest Retreat. You’ll also find a big screen TV in each space plus a seating area with plush sofas — it’s the perfect space to get away with a small group for a little unwind time.
Stylish and comfortable, the 16 bedrooms at Big Forest Retreat leave nothing wanting. Each bedroom has a mounted flatscreen TV for entertainment and an en-suite bathroom for convenience. A few bedrooms even have direct deck access, bringing the mountain views closer to you. You’ll find a mix of 12 king-size beds, 5 queen-size beds, 1 triple bunk, 4 futons, and 5 twin sleepers throughout the home, bringing the total number of possible guests to 68. There are also 2 half bathrooms in the home. Curl up in bed with the latest in your favorite novel series, enjoy bathing in elegant stone showers, and sip morning coffee on the deck with songbird melodies.
Outdoors is where you’ll want to be at Big Forest Retreat. Gaze upon the rolling Smokies, cloud watch and stargaze on the sun decks, and rock away your worries and cares in the rocking chairs. Cook out on the charcoal grill and dine at the picnic tables on the main covered deck. Best of all, slip into the steamy hot tub and soothe tired muscles year-round. Plus, this large group cabin has a flat, paved driveway that makes loading and unloading the cars much easier, so everyone can head to Anakeesta, Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede, or The Island without a hassle.
What else does Big Forest Retreat have to offer? Along with a handy washer/dryer, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and handicap features, this large group Pigeon Forge cabin is also pet friendly, so you can bring along all your furry friends!
Only just over 6 miles to the soul of Pigeon Forge fun, Big Forest Retreat boasts a convenient location to keep your large group entertained with in-town attractions, theme parks, eateries, and shops!
TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena
Transform into a ninja, pro rock climber, expert jumper, and virtual reality hero when you play at TopJump Trampoline & Extreme Arena.
Less than 10 miles from the cabin, Dollywood has something for everyone, from musical shows and crafting demos to an eagle sanctuary and roller coasters!
Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show
Sail across the seven seas with a flavorful smorgasbord and root for the Crimson or Sapphire pirates as they battle for Davey Jones’ treasure at Pirates Voyage Dinner & 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.
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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.
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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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