Welcome to the Bear Den in the Grandfather Mountain Community of Seven Devils. This hand-hewn log cabin is a vacation getaway for any reason or season. The Bear Den is 10 minutes from Boone just off Highway 105 and is easily accessible by a state maintained paved road. At an altitude of 3800 feet it is nestled in Hawksnests' scenic mountain terrain with easy access, it is rustically decorated and furnished. Conveniently located near the Watagua River and the 4 major ski / snow board resorts of the area which are Hawksnest, Sugar Mountain, Appalachian, and Beech Mountain. This friendly Lakes Community cabin offers gorgeous native mountain foliage, cool streams, tranquil trout stocked ponds, natural rock formations, invigorating fresh air, and an abundance of wildlife. There are plenty of things to do for one and all, from antiquing and shopping to sledding/tubing and skiing.
Activities include hiking/sightseeing Grandfather Mountain National Park, skiing, snow tubing, snow boarding, tobogganing, ice skating, regular and fly-fishing, horseback riding, golf, tennis, white water rafting, kayaking, boating, water skiing, hummingbird watching, gem mining, caving, rock climbing, antiquing, art galleries, furniture shopping in Hickory (45 minutes), shopping (Tanger Outlet in Blowing Rock), family friendly and fine dining, and movies.
Attractions include famous Otter Falls is only 1 mile away, Tweetsie Railroad Amusement Park, Grandfather Mountain, Lake Watauga, Linville Falls & Caverns, Mast General Sore, Sightseeing & hiking on the Blue Ridge Parkway, Moses Cone Park, Banner Elk's Woolly Worm Festival in October!
Neighboring towns include: Boone, Blowing Rock, Banner Elk, Valle Crusis
Also near Appalachian State University & Lees MacRae College