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The Bigfoot Lodge - Theater room with 100" screen and game room. Pigeon Forge!


Property Details

Updated: Oct 25, 2016
Less than 2 miles from the Parkway, off Wears Valley Rd (traffic light #3)

NO PETS and NO SMOKING inside the cabin policy! No Exceptions! You must be 25 to reserve. No youth groups or sports teams.

The Bigfoot Lodge is the personal family cabin of Steve and Jody Belkowski. We are not a management company, we are a family who loves this cabin and would like to share it with other families who will enjoy it and care for it as if it were their own.

The Bigfoot Lodge offers big fun, big entertainment and big relaxation to make your trip to the Smoky Mountain region enjoyable for you and your group. With a private theater room, private hot tub and lots of entertainment, you’ll be glad you chose to stay at The Bigfoot Lodge!


Located just a couple miles from the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, The Bigfoot Lodge is conveniently located and just a short drive to all the major attractions in the Smoky Mountains area. You’ll find activities galore along Parkway: shopping outlet centers, museums, dinner shows, mini golf, helicopter rides, zip-line tours, go-carts and so much more! You’ll also find the short drive to the grocery store and many restaurants to be a major convenience during your stay.

Miles from The Bigfoot Lodge:

* Wear Farm City Park - 1.3

* The Ripken Experience - 3.1

* LeConte Center / The Island of Pigeon Forge - 3.4

* Old Mill - 4

* Tanger Outlet - 4.4

* Smoky Mountain Convention Center - 4.9

* Dollywood - 7.4

* Gatlinburg (Ripley's Aquarium) - 11

* Gatlinburg Convention Center - 11.5

Many people who have stayed in the area ask us about the roads leading to the cabin. Our area is hilly, not high up in the mountains. You won't be on narrow, windy roads with big drop offs on the side. It's easy to get to the cabin in all seasons.

Mountain Valley Wedding Chapel is within walking distance of the Bigfoot Lodge. The Bear Room (master bedroom) would be a romantic place for the Bride and Groom and the remaining rooms would be perfect for your wedding guests.


The Bigfoot Lodge can comfortably sleep from 12-16 people, with five bedrooms and five full bathrooms (with two 80-gallon hot water tanks). All bedrooms are equipped with gel-cooled memory foam mattresses and up-scale bedding so you can enjoy a restful sleep during your trip. Each bedroom is decorated with an animal theme inspired by the Smoky Mountain Region.

• The Bear Room is the master bedroom, located on the upper level. The largest of the bedrooms, this room boasts a king bed and has a private whirlpool tub. There is direct access to a full bathroom, which is also accessed through the theater room.

• The Fox Room is on the main level. This room has a queen bed and a full private bathroom attached. This room is perfect for any guests who don’t do well with stairs.

• The Eagle Room is also on the main level. This room has a queen bunk bed, accommodating up to four people. There is a full bathroom near this bedroom, accessed through the hallway. This bathroom has a stand-up shower and is convenient for guests who might have a hard time stepping over a tub wall.

• The Elk Room is on the lower level. This room has a king bed and an attached full bathroom.

• The Horse Room is on the lower level, as well. This room has a king bed and an attached full bathroom. This bedroom has a door that gives direct access to the lower level deck.

Additionally, there is a queen sized sleeper sofa located in the living room on the main level as well as a queen sofa sleeper in the lower level game room.

Fun for All

You’re sure to be out and about enjoying all the wonderful activities the Smoky Mountains area has to offer. Rest assured, though, there is plenty for your group to do right at The Bigfoot Lodge!

If you are a movie lover or a giant sports fan, you’re in luck! The theater room has a 100 inch screen and stadium seating with twelve seats. It has surround-sound, a Blu-Ray player and cable television.

Besides the theater room, there are also televisions in every room of the house! Every bedroom has a TV, as does the game room and the living area.

Games, anyone? Enjoy a game of billiards on the game room pool table. Challenge someone to a game on the Multi-cade, a stand up video game system that plays sixty different classic arcade games including old time favorites such as Pac-Man, Donkey Kong and Frogger. You can also show off your skills on the magnetic dart-board or air hockey table.

Perhaps you or some in your group would prefer some relaxation. Enjoy the private hot-tub out on the deck. Curl up with a good book in front of the stacked stone fireplace in the living room or on one of the three decks. Enjoy a cup of coffee on one of the ten cedar rocking chairs on the decks while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

A communal pool is available offsite, free of charge, approximately three miles away.


Many places that advertise as being in Pigeon Forge are not actually within the city. Since The Bigfoot Lodge is actually right in the city in the heart of everything, we have the benefit of having city water. If you've stayed in the areas outside city limits in the past, or in Gatlinburg, you may have had to deal with well water that smells like rotten eggs. Not so at The Bigfoot Lodge! We have great, clean, treated water, safe for drinking and cooking with.

With an 8-foot custom-made log dining table plus 4 additional counter stools in the kitchen, you can enjoy your meals together with seating for all. The Bigfoot Lodge has a well equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher and microwave. For your convenience, the following is available for your use:

• Plates, bowls, cups

• Flatware

• Cookware

• Bakeware

• Mixing Bowls

• Utensils

• Coffee Maker

• Mixer

• Blender

• Roasting Pan

• Cutting Board

• Toaster

• Knife Set

Additionally, for your convenience:

• Free Wi-Fi High Speed Internet Access

• Free local and domestic long distance calls

• Iron and Ironing Board

• Blow Dryers

• Washer and Dryer

• Gas Grill

• Additional Refrigerator in Game Room

• Crib

• High Chair

Concierge Services:

Need some assistance? Whether you need someone to do your grocery shopping for you before your arrival, pick up entertainment tickets, pick up a special gift or help you in any way, we can help! Additional charges apply.


The Bigfoot Lodge is easy accessible with all paved roads and flat parking. Bring your motorcycles!

There are no steps when accessing the cabin from the parking area. Any guests who have a difficult time with steps can access the kitchen, living area, the Fox Room (with queen bed) and Eagle Room (with queen bunk beds) as well as both main level decks without climbing any steps.

IMPORTANT! To protect us and future guests there is a strict NO SMOKING inside the cabin and NO PETS policy. Violators will be fined and evicted from property without refund. Please read our terms and conditions.

More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

The Bigfoot Lodge is the personal family cabin of Steve and Jody Belkowski. Steve works for Ford Motor Company and Jody works for a Market Research company as a computer programmer. We have four children from 13-20 years old. We bought this cabin to build wonderful memories with our children.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Michelle asked us to post her review for her. She rated The Bigfoot Lodge 5 stars and wrote the following:

“We had three families, with ages from 2 to 70. The house layout is such that you can all be together or if you choose you can find your own hide away place on one of three decks, or the playroom, or the theater room. The kids were happy playing video games, air hockey and watching TV while grown-ups could enjoy a movie in the theater room. It was so nice to have a table that allowed all of us to sit comfortably together for meals. Oh and no one had to wait to take their showers or bath! There are 5 bathrooms! The best part to me is the beds were truly comfortable and allowed for a great night of sleep. I have slept at expensive hotels and even some of those beds were not as good. I know everyone is different in mattress taste but even my 70 year old parents were sleeping well. It's the little things that you will appreciate here.”
Apr 2014
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47 Reviews

based on 47 traveler reviews


We enjoyed this gorgeous cabin to its fullest!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed every moment!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away From Home.....Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in The Bigfoot Lodge. It was very homey and relaxing and equipped with everything we needed. We were especially happy about the convenience of the location. It was close enough to everything, yet far enough out to feel like you were in the country. The grocery store was just a couple miles down the road, along with the attractions of Pigeon Forge. The house itself was very roomy and spaced out. My son's family had one floor, my mother and daughter had another, and my husband and I had the top floor. Lots of privacy. We made lots of use of the theater and game rooms. All in all we had loads of fun and would definitely stay here again. The owners are awesome. Thank you so much for a wonderful vacation!!!

  • Submitted: May 28, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed in the Bigfoot lodge cabin for my mothers birthday. There was plenty of space for my family to enjoy. The kids really enjoyed the game and theater rooms. My mom had a wonderful time and wants to stay a week next time. Thank you so much for sharing such a beautiful place. Definitely will go back. Thanks the Griffins

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Linda! Thank you for the great review! We'd love to have you back for a week next time! We always find that there's just never enough time to do everything, so return trips are definitely necessary!
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Great place!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed it very much. Close to Pigeon Forge and just up street from Kroger. Very convenient and plenty of room. We will be back again!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the 5 star review! We'd love for you to come back in the future! ~~Jody - Bigfoot Cabins
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Wonderful Location & Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We came with 5 other couples to share in our 3 Yr Anniv. On 2/5/2016. The cabin was exactly as described by site and from other reviews. We had a marvelous time with plenty of room and privacy when needed. We danced, laughed, played games and we had one guy who was in love with the theatre room. I'd planned a date night for the couples where I made up movie buckets for each couple. Oh, how I wish there was more space to say it all. We will definitely be coming back. I'm sure the group might be bigger as we did have two couples that stayed at the hotel a mile away from us. Since hubby and I were the common denominator the sign above the door set the tone. .. 'Enter As Strangers and Leave As Friends'. Telessa & Jerry Thomas 2016

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Telessa, thank you for this wonderful review! We love hearing about people making special memories in our cabin and your review put a big smile on our faces! If you are able to come back in the future and have a similar sized group, try to contact us as early as possible. We also rent another cabin for my husband's parents (called Yeti's Retreat) and it's just 4 doors down from The Bigfoot Lodge. It's 3 bedrooms/3 bathrooms so might have been perfect for your situation! :) Thanks so much and we hope you come back again! ~~Jody - Bigfoot Cabins
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Girl's Trip (Best Friends Forever)

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved this cabin. When we walked in you could smell the cleanliness of it. The owners were great to work with. The whole experience was just great and it made our trip even better. So if anybody is looking for a beautiful cabin with lots of room and great owners. This is it!!! Thanks again for sharing your beautiful cabin with us.

Summerville, Cedartown,Ga.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We're glad that you and your friends got to enjoy this special time together and enjoyed the cabin! We'd love to have you back in the future! ~~Jody - Bigfoot Cabins
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From the Owner

We love the Smoky Mountains region. There is so much to do in the area, all year round. Even though there is plenty to do in the area, we also wanted a cabin that offers plenty to do in itself. The cabin attracted us due to the theater room, spacious game room, great views, the knotty pine walls and the wonderful resort community of Eagles Ridge North. Finally, the cabin is in a perfect location, so close to everything the Smoky Mountains has to offer!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : McGhee Tyson Airport, Knoxville, TN at 36 Miles Nearest Barpub : Plenty to choose from! at 2 Miles Nearest Golf : Gatlinburg Golf Course at 3.7 Miles Nearest Motorway : I-40 at 15 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Mel's Diner at 1.6 Miles Nearest Ski : Ober Gatlinburg at 8 Miles Car: necessary

Nearby Dollywood, Ripley's Aquarium, Zip Lining, Helicopter Tours, Putt-Putt, Go-Carts, Smoky Mountain National Park and so much more!


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Peak Fall 2016
Sep 29 2016 - Oct 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
November Weekday Special
Nov 13 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
Weekday Special
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jan 12 2017 - Jan 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017
Jan 16 2017 - Mar 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter/Spring Break
Mar 30 2017 - Apr 22 2017
4 night minimum stay
May 25 2017 - Jun 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
Summer Week
Jun 3 2017 - Aug 11 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer
Aug 12 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
Peak Fall
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Years
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $200 + Tax
Security Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.25%

Rates are subject to change until rates are confirmed. Please DO NOT RESERVE this property until you have fully read the Rental Conditions!

If your dates are not listed in the chart above, then the Standard Rate applies for those dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Updated: Oct 25, 2016
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From the Owner

The biggest selling point for us in buying The Bigfoot Lodge was the theater room! What a fabulous feature to have in a vacation rental.

Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Wet Bar


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Groups
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Singles
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Floor Area

  • 2800 sq. ft.


  • Master/Theater Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Fox Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Eagle Bathroom - toilet, shower
  • Elk Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • Horse Bathroom - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Upper Level Master (Bear) - 1 king, 1 baby crib, Has Whirlpool Tub
  • Main Level (Fox) - 1 queen
  • Main Level (Eagle) - 2 queen, Queen bunk
  • Lower Level (Elk) - 1 king
  • Lower Level (Horse) - 1 king
  • Also: Queen Sofa Sleeper in Living Room + Futon (Double) in Game Room.


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 13 garden chairs


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Minimum age to rent is 25 years old. Cabin is equipped with outdoor security cameras.

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