Project Description

Bear Mountain Cabin

Cabin Summary:

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Sleeps: 10
  • Setting: Secluded wooded setting on 5 acres
  • Location: Wears Valley
  • Price Range: $129 – $349

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Additional Information:

Amenities & Features:

  • Game Room – Pool Table
  • Deluxe Hot Tub with Hydro~Massage
  • Free High Speed WiFi Internet
  •  Flat Screen TVs – DVD
  • Comcast Cable – 85+ Channels
  • Jacuzzi Tub
  • Seasonal Gas Log Fireplace
  • 3 Hand Crafted King Beds with Pillow Top Comfort
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Dishwasher – Microwave
  • Washer/Dryer with Front Load and starter supply of detergents
  • BBQ Grill on Porch


  •  Outdoor Fire Pit!
  •  Easy access!
  •  Gate road – on 5 acres!
  •  Key less Entry!
  •  Express Check in/out – drive right to cabin!
  •  Unique Setting with a creek, waterfall & cave on property!
    Welcome to Bear Mountain cabin in beautiful Black Bear Hollow, Wears Valley, Tennessee. Black Bear Hollow is a privately owned gated community that offers a small number of secluded cabins. Bear Mountain sits on 5 private and secluded acres and yet is in an area that is central to all the attractions and sightseeing in the Smoky Mountains! There are only 7 cabins on 58 acres in a setting that includes an old growth forest, creek, waterfall, caves and covered pavilion with a fire pit. You and yours will love staying in this unique and special part of the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee!

Bear Mountain has many unique features that you and your family are going to find very enjoyable! You will get your first hint of something special when you enter through the gate and into Black Bear Hollow. Once you turn up the driveway it becomes apparent that this is a completely secluded cabin in a beautiful wooded forest setting! The driveway is paved and the rock parking area is level with room for at least 3 or 4 vehicles.

Enter in through the door and you are greeted by a open concept living space with huge 26 foot ceilings and large glass pane windows that leaves you with the feeling of sitting in the middle of the forest (so cool). Look up and there is a tree with two bear cubs suspended high above that only adds to feeling of being in the forest.

The kitchen is large and comes complete with everything you will need to cook your families favorite dish! Dad will love the outdoor grill for when steaks on the bar-bie are on the menu. The back is made for family get together. There is a new deck and hot tub for taking a relaxing soak in total privacy. Everyone will enjoy sitting around the fire pit roasting marshmallows and sharing the day’s experiences and adventures!
Bear Mountain cabin is so nice you may never want to leave, but if the action of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are calling you will like that they are within an easy 15 to 30-minute drive of the cabin. If hiking, fishing or sightseeing in the national park are what is on the day’s things to do list, there are two park entrances (one in Wears Valley and the other in Townsend) that are only 10 minutes away.

Or you may choose to spend the day at the swimming pool enjoying the sunshine. The swimming pool and catch N release fishing pond are a short 5-minute drive away! So take a minute to read our previous guests reviews of the cabin. And then do not delay in making your reservations at this wonderful and one of kind mountain experience!

Reservation Information:

  • Owners/managers: Danny & Tara Orr
  • Email:
  • Phone: 865.363.3266
  • Booking details: listed under rental agreement tab

House Rules:

  • Check-in: after 4 pm
  • Check-out: before 10 am
  • Maximum Occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age to Rent: 25 years (see rental agreement or call for complete details)
  • Party’s/Events not allowed
  • No Smoking

Location Type:

  • Secluded wooded setting!


  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided (recommended bringing beach towels for hot tub/pool)
  • Starter Supply of paper products (enough for first night/day)
  • Washer/Dryer – full sized
  • Paved drive with plenty of level rock parking
  • Gas-log Fireplace (seasonal)
  • Internet wireless (high speed – comcast cable)


  • Lower Level: 1 king bedroom,1 queen bedroom, 1 full bathroom
  • Main Level: 1 king bedroom, 1 full bathrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen, open concept with 26′ ceilings
  • Upper Level: game room in loft, 1 King bed, 1 full bathrooms


  • Cooking Utinsels
  • Pots, pans, dishes, glasses etc…
  • Dishwasher
  • Microware
  • Refrigerator
  • Small appliances – drip coffee maker, blender, toaster, can opener


  • Dining Room – seats 6 – open floor plan

Living Room:

  • Open floor plan with high ceilings, LED Television, Sofa, love seat, chair, fireplace

Game Room:

  • Pool Table, futon


  • Bedroom 1: King bed, en suite bathroom, 32 inch LED Television
  • Bedroom 2: King bed, en suite bathroom, 32 inch LED Television
  • Bedroom 3: King bed, en suite bathroom, 32 inch LED Television
  • Bedroom 4: Queen bed


  • Bathroom 1: Full w/shower
  • Bathroom 2: Full w/shower
  • Bathroom 3: Full w/tub-shower


  • Pool Table – 7 foot slate
  • Internet WiFi
  • Comcast cable Television, locals, weather, sports, movies
  • DVD player in living room
  • Fishing pool access only minutes away (small rental fee for poles in season or bring your own equipment year round) by swimming pool
  • Fire Pit – firewood is not provided but readily available at several outlet in the valley
  • Hot Tub – secluded setting
  • Swimming Pool access – outdoor weather permitting – about 5 minute drive


  • Back deck with patio dining
  • Covered Porch (front )
  • Gas Grill – we provide the lp, please call if need of refill
  • Custom Fire Pit
  • Rocking Chairs


  • outdoor Swimming Pool access
  • 5 person hot tub


  • Restaurants
  • Theaters
  • Cinemas
  • Dollywood
  • Zip Lines
  • Alpine Coasters

Leisure Activities:

  • Scenic drives
  • outlet shopping – antiquing
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wild life viewing
  • Rocking on the porch

Adventures & Sports:

  • Fishing – fly fishing
  • Golfing
  • Hiking – over 800 miles of trails in national park
  • Tubing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Zip Lines
  • Kayaking

Local Services:

  • Grocery Stores
  • Gas stations
  • Banking/ATM
We’d like to thank everyone who took time to leave us a review. Be sure to check out our Online Guestbook for even more reviews of Bear Mountain cabin!

…shared from our Online Guestbook!

ANOTHER Great Stay at Black Bear Mountain

We try to come at least once a year. We have stayed in many of the cabins but have settled on Black Bear Mountain for the last few years. It’s usually just the 2 of us and it seems like home away from home, except in the very peaceful mountains. The cabin is always nice, well kept and comfortable. I really like the privacy and the quiet. Danny has been great to deal with and we always look forward to our return visit. Definitely 5 of 5 rating.
Kerry K
Hoover, Alabama
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)


Love that I found this place. Pictures of Bear Mountain Cabin on website do it no justice, it is beautiful, private and roomy. It was alot of room for just My husband, myself and dog but it was sooo worth it. Im sooo thankful they had just the availability I needed. The owners responded quickly to my thousand questions…lol. They never acted like I was a bother and were very helpful. Cabin from the driveway and when it was light up at night was breathtaking. It was clean and had everything we needed almost, even though i brought alot of our own stuff. It was nice that it had supply just incase we forgot something. We didnt use alot in the cabin since it was just us 2 and we were away most of the time exploring TN, but did enjoy the hot tub. Quiet and relaxing. I would definitely look forward to staying in one of your cabins in the future. Thank you so much for helping make our Anniversary Vacation happen.
Jamie L
Sanderson, Fl
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Awesome vacation at bear mtn/5 stars

Cabin couldn’t have been any nicer or cleaner. Beds r wonderful!! We had an awesome stay!! A special thanks to Mr. Danny. We are forever grateful & already ready to return.
Cathy K
Westmoreland Tn
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Wonderful place

We really enjoyed staying at Bear Mountain. Loved the secluded setting. The layout of the cabin was just right for us. We have stayed at a lot of different cabins over the years and this is our favorite by far. We plan on staying here again.
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Black Bear Mountain

What a wonderful time at this cabin. We selected this cabin for a small family reunion/vacation which consisted of my Mom & Dad, my two siblings and my daughter and son-in-law. From the time that I made my reservation to the time of our departure that staff at Black Bear Hollow Cabins was outstanding. They answered every question I had extremely timely. The cabin was more than I had expected or anticipated. What a lovely private area that is convenient to everything. We even had a bear visit a few nights which made it all that much more exciting! Thank you so much for making our stay a wonderful experience!
Stacey Smith H
Murfreesboro, TN
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)


The was perfect for us! We were a family party of three 50+ ladies and four under 30 young people. The cabin was spacious and so very comfortable. I was awakened two mornings at 6:15 by a knocking on the window. The second morning I caught the culprit in the act – it was a cardinal! We had a bear cross the property, adding to the experience. We were close enough to Townsend to be able to visit Cades Cove, Tuckalechee Caverns, River Rat, and antique shopping with ease. Evenings and mornings were peacefully enjoyed at the cabin. We loved our stay and hope to return again soon. Thank you!
Teresa T
Somerville, TN
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Bear Mountain Cabin is wonderful

This was one of the most relaxing vacations we’ve ever had. Stayed a week with my wife, brother, and sister in law. Enjoyed the quiet outdoors on the decks, in the hot tub, and around the fire pit. This cabin is close enough to are attractions by taking an easy ride if you want to.
Thomas K
Warminster, PA
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Best vacation ever

The kids all loved this trip! Best vacation we’ve ever had. We saw bears on our front porch and in our backyard. Absolutely breathtaking . We will definitely be back…….
Jennifer H
Cape coral florida
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)


Love the secluded stay!
Cheryl M
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Great Family Experience

When I first pulled up to the cabin, I was feeling disappointed – I thought it would be bigger. After walking in the door, I was pleasantly surprised. From the outside it looks small, but it was arranged so well that my family of 8 adults, 1 teenager, and 1 toddler fit with plenty of room to spare. The drive to Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge is a very pretty drive, probably about 20-30 minutes with heavy Christmas week traffic. Townsend seems like a really nice little town with a lot of activities, but most are closed during the winter. The home was clean, well organized, and neat. We did have a small problem during our stay, but Danny answered the phone and promptly responded – even offering to personally come out to fix the problem that same day. We will definitely stay at this location again in the near future. * If you visit here, don’t forget to take the driving tour at Cades Cove in the National Park. 11-mile loop through Cades Cove is a really nice way to spend a rainy afternoon enjoying the sights!!!
Jay H
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Beautiful and secluded

Our cabin was beautiful inside and out. We really enjoyed the woods and space between neighboring cabins. Most places are right on top of each other, but this one gave us the seclusion and solitary that we were looking for. Thank you so much for a great weekend. We will be back.
Nick G
Oak Ridge, TN
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Bear Mountain Cabin – Awesome place. We definitely look forward to staying again. Peace and quiet. A few chipmunks a bear visited around midnight one night on the back porch. A perfect place if several couples wanted to pitch in and stay. Thank you.
Sarrona W
Spanish Fort, Alabama
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Wonderful Vacation

We had a wonderful couple of weeks staying at your cabin. The cabin was exactly as the pictures online. The outside scenery was beautiful. It was really nice to be able to sit by the fire at night or look at the stars while relaxing in the hot tub. I tell all my friends about your beautiful place and how we had such a wonderful time. We will visit again! Hopefully soon!
Amy V
Harrow, Ont. Canada
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Wonderful cabin

Walking in the door, it looks great and it smells great. The swing on the porch is a real plus! Comfy beds and comfy pillows. We slept well. Big picture windows make for great views of the woods. Four bedrooms and four baths – no waiting.
Cathy D
near Chicago
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Bear mountain

Was a beautiful cabin a lot of room I don’t think I will stay anywhere else!
Sterling H
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Great Location

Cabins are in a wonderful location. Close enough to do whatever you want with just a short drive. Close to Cades Cove, Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge yet on a secluded road. Could sometimes hear neighbors but not looking in their windows as with other rentals.
Daniel H
York, SC
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Wonderful Cabin

We really enjoyed staying in your beautiful cabin. It had everything we needed. The best thing was location! It was close to Cade’s Cove and shopping. The yard and fire pit were especially nice. No stressful check in or out. Definitely will be back! Thank you so much!
Rich H
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Great Place

Got this spot for a fishing trip. We stayed in the Bear Mountain Cabin. Everything was clean. The beds and couches were exceptionally comfortable. There is lots of room outside. Where cabins usually lack in lot size, this place has. There’s a fire pit with freshly cut wood available. Definitely recommend.
Dale S
Cottontown, TN
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)


The cabin was perfect for our large family. With kids ages 2 to 13, we enjoyed the game room, hot tub, cave and waterfall, and serene setting. Whenever we had a question, the owners were quick to respond and were quite helpful. Well worth the trip just for the cabin itself, but it was also very close to the Smokies as well as Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Thanks for the memories!
Lisa H
Terre Haute, IN
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Home away from home

This was our 6th stay in this cabin and we wouldn’t consider staying with anyone else!
April F
Enterprise, MS
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Vacation 2016

We have used your cabins for 3 trips while in Tennessee. We enjoy the cabins. They are always so beautiful and clean. Everything was there for our needs and it made our stay more precious because we did not have to go out to restaurants to eat, we ate home cooked meals the entire visit thanks to all your supplies you have available in the cabins. All my friend truly admired our cabin and is asking about your services for possible future trips themselves. It was yet another memorable vacation for my family with the help of you guys. Planning a trip in the Fall 2016. Thanks again!!!
Crystal M
Roxboro, North Carolina
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Home away from Home!

We’ve stayed at Bear Mountain so often over the years that we consider it a “Home away from Home.” Nice cabin, well maintained, secluded AND well away from the crowds! Very peaceful place that we are always sad to leaave. The Keelings
Kerry K
Hoover, AL
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Great cabin!! We will be back

This is a great cabin with seclusion but not too far from the attractions. It is super clean and affordable
Jason M
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Black Bear Mountain Cabin

We difinitely enjoyed our stay last week. Great cabin and well equipped. Main floor bed was super comfortable. We would recommend very highly and we will be back!
Judith g
Jacksonville Florida are
Stayed to (Paradise Ridge Cabin Rentals, Black Bear Mountain Cabin)

Travel Times –

Black Bear Hollow is an awesome central location that will save you valuable travel time when visiting all the area attractions!

Travel times to some popular local area and attractions.

  • Pigeon Forge – 13 minutes
  • Gatlinburg – 28 minutes
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 6 minutes
  • Cades Cove -25 minutes
  • Townsend – 6 minutes
  • Dollywood – 25 minutes
  • Knoxville Airport – 35 minutes

(All times are estimated and taken from google maps)


When you make a reservation of a Smoky Mountain Golden Cabin you are agreeing to the following terms. We are a family run company who rents to families. If your group is not family and has unrelated guests, please check with us before booking a cabin.


To make a reservation we require 1/3 of the total rental amount down on a credit card with the balance due 30 days prior to your arrival date. Reservations will be cancelled for failure to pay the balance after 2 days late. and the cabin put back on the calendar and advertised as available for rent.


We do not give refunds for snow (weather), power outages, or any other unforeseen circumstances beyond our control, we strongly recommend a company that provides travel protection/insurance, this will protect your investment. Get online quote here or contact your local insurance provider for details. The fee to cancel is equal to 1/3 of the total rental amount (same as your deposit).
Cancellations received 30 days or less, prior to the arrival date, will be responsible for the entire rental amount unless the cabin is rented to another party.
(no refund is given if you cancel less than 30 days before your reservation date)


Check in time is after 4 pm.
On certain days/times of year the cleaning crew is very busy. They do their level best to have every cabin ready by 4 pm. So the check in time is not carved in stone. There are No refunds if your cabin is not ready by 4 pm.
Early Check In: Everyone want to check in early. We get it. And so, if your cabin is ready early and your welcome to check in up to two hours early.

Check out: is before 10 am.
The check out time is carved in stone! There will be a late check out charge for anyone checking out after 10 am. Please check out on time. The cleaners need to have the cabin vacant when they arrive. As already stated, “everyone wants to check in early” and the girls need to have access to the cabin when they drive up there, they can be very busy.


All cabins are Non-smoking! You may smoke outdoors, please safely dispose of and distinguish smoking material. Please pick up cigarette butts. Smoking in the cabin is considered cabin abuse and you will be billed for a complete cleaning and deodorizing of the cabin – minimum charge is $300.


Some of our cabins are pet friendly and some are not. No Cats!
1.) All pets must be approved before you make a reservation and additional pet fee paid.
2.) Pets are not allowed on furnishings.
3.) Pets must not be left alone or unsupervised unless they are secured in your portable kennel.
4.) Pets that chew, bark, bite or who are not trained are not allowed.
5.) Please be responsible and pick up after your pet!


We do not allow parties of any kind. We reserve the right to and will require everyone to leave the property without notice or refund for having a party.


Non-paying guests are not allowed unless permission is granted. This means if you have family in the area and would like to have them come and visit you at the cabin, you need to let us know. If your planning an event, and have guests staying in the area that will be visiting the cabins, you need to let us know in advance. Cabins are set up for as many guests as they are advertised to sleep.


We reserve the right to ask anyone to leave any property without notice or refund for any kind of abuse to the property. Abusing property is not allowed and we reserve the right to bill your account for repairs caused by abuse outside of normal wear and tear. (broken cue sticks are $25)


Do not move the furniture in the cabin. Do not move inside furniture outside. Do not move outside furniture inside. Do not move pool tables. Do not move Tv’s. You can move the extra chairs provided in the bedrooms to the dining room if you need extra seating. Please return the furniture to where you found it. We charge for having to move furniture back. (If you move a pool table, it will be necessary to move it back, $300. It may need refelting, $300. You will most likely break a leg off, $3500 for a new table. And if it falls on you, it can result in injury or death. Please do not attempt to move the pool table!)


The cleaning fee is based on the average time required to ready the property for the next guest. We reserve the right to charge your account for additional cleaning time! To avoid additional cleaning charges please leave the cabin in a reasonable condition!


Please keep the hot tub covered when not in use. You must read and follow all directions and safety procedures for using the hot tubs that are posted near the tub or in the cabin book. Do not sit, stand on or damage hot tub covers. (broken hot tub covers are $300)


Please do not leave doors/windows open and run the A/C at the same time. Do Not run the A/C and Fireplaces at the same time. It will cause the A/C unit to freeze up causing permanent damage to the unit!


All gas fireplaces are seasonal. Gas fireplaces are turned on and off depending on seasonal conditions. Generally they are on around the first week in November and off about mid March. If you have questions, please call 865.202.7657
Please do not move or adjust gas logs. No cooking on a gas log fireplace.


If your cabin has a firepit, please use caution when having a fire. Fire should never be left unattended and please be aware high winds can develop at anytime, day or night! Be sure to extinguish all fires thoroughly. If you start a forest fire or burn a building down, you will be held responsible!
Check to make sure there are no burning bans in place by calling the park 865-436-1200.
There is to be no scrounging of firewood from the woods around the cabin. Please purchase fire wood to burn from a local merchant or give us a call if you’d like a large amount delivered to the cabin.


Shooting or Possessing Fire Works or Fire Arms is strictly prohibited!


Welcome to the mountains. We have pest control company who checks and treats all of our cabins on a regular basis. If pest control comes to the cabin for a scheduled visit during your stay, please allow them into spray. If you have problems with a pests while at the cabin, give us a call and we will have pest control come to treat the cabin as soon as they are available. Do you part and keep doors and windows closed to keep unwanted pests out of the cabin! Thank you.
ps. carpenter bee’s are a fact of life in the mountains in the spring of the year. They are all but harmless to people.


We do have wild animals in the mountains and woods around the cabins. Please do not leave any trash or food outside of the cabin or in your car. Please be sure to keep the car windows up. Do not feed the wild animals or birds.


To rent a one bedroom cabin you must be at least 21 years old. To rent a cabin with 2 or more bedrooms, you must be 25 years old and responsible. We reserve the right to refuse to rent cabins to anyone who we deem to be not responsible or when there is a situation that seems questionable.
If you have a group of friends who are not related by blood to one another, there are greater age restrictions. Please call us for further details.
For exceptions — and we do make exceptions occasionally, especially for honeymoons and anniversaries! — please call 865-202-7657, let’s talk about it!


Your respect and cooperation is greatly appreciated!

Just a Note…

When we started renting cabins we had no rental agreement. As time passed and things happened the rental agreement got started and continues to grow. We make every effort to keep things as simple as possible. Unfortunately, some things need to be spelled out and so the rental agreement is necessary. There is no substitute for common sense. So even if something is not detailed here, if you have doubts, please give us a call. Thanks for understanding.

** Rental Agreements are subject to being updated at any time.**
(and almost certainly will have to be…)

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