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Dancing Bear Lodge & Appalachian Bistro

7140 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy Townsend TN United States
While staying with us, make plans to dine at our award winning restaurant, Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro! Lodge guests receive priority seating and attention! If you would like to dine with us (open Tuesday thru Sundays from 5-9pm), reservations are highly recommended. To make reservations, please either write us back or give us a call at (865) 448-6000 Ext: 2 or visit Please note: Pets are only allowed in specific cabins and a pet fee of $50 will be assessed.
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Hotel Description

Dancing Bear Lodge is a beautiful "mini" Cades Cove experience with 16 rustic cabins nestled on 34 tree filled acres on the edge of the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, about 3 miles away, directly on US 321 or Lamar Alexander Parkway. Our location is your perfect BaseCamp for any Smokey Mountain Adventure you can dream! We are minutes away from great hiking, biking, and fly fishing, or just simply enjoy being surrounded by the wondrous landscape! The cabins are luxurious retreats, most have a kitchen, and all have a refrigerator and microwave. Continental breakfast is included with each reservation and is served daily from 8am until 10am. MOST cabins are Pet friendly.

Dancing Bear Lodge is located in the heart of Townsend, TN, the "Peaceful Side of the Smokies". The property has 16 cabins, with a combination of one and two bedroom units. Dancing Bear sits within a 34 acre landscape on top of hill surrounded by hundreds of tall trees. There are approximately two miles of trails on site for exploration or for mountain biking, or hit the paved path at the bottom of the hill and walk or ride to the Smokey Mountain National Park just 3 miles up Lamar Alexander Parkway, US 321. Dancing Bear boasts Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro for private events and weddings. We can arrange an outside caterer, and help plan your special meeting or dinner! Our cabins all have digital flat screen TVs ,wood burning fireplaces, comfortable beds with feather pillow tops, and most have hot tubs and kitchens! Book your getaway today!


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