Ol'Smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1

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3 bedrooms, bed sheets
3 bedrooms, bed sheets
3 bedrooms, bed sheets
3 bedrooms, bed sheets

Overview of Ol'Smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1

Entire cabin

Ol'Smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1

4.2/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Outdoor Space
  • Barbecue grill
  • Fireplace

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Follows industry sanitization guidelines
Cherokee, NC

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGreat Smoky Mountains National Park18 min walk
  • Popular LocationClingmans Dome49 min drive
  • Popular LocationCataloochee Ski Area49 min drive
  • AirportGatlinburg, TN (GKT-Gatlinburg - Pigeon Forge)83 min drive

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About this area


Located in Cherokee, this cabin is in a rural area and on the waterfront. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Oconaluftee Visitor Center, while Cherokee Mountainside Theatre and Mountain Farm Museum are cultural highlights. Great Smoky Mountains Railroad and Cherokee Fun Park are also worth visiting. Take in the nearby slopes with skiing, or check out other outdoor activities such as sledding.

What's nearby

  • Cherokee Fun Park - 8 min walk
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park - 18 min walk
  • Smokey Mountain Gold & Ruby Mine - 3 min drive
  • Clingmans Dome - 49 min drive
  • Cataloochee Ski Area - 49 min drive


  • Wze Guyz Grille — 4 min walk
  • Heavenly Fudge Shoppe — 7 min walk
  • Sassy Sunflowers Bakery & Cafe — 7 min walk
  • New Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant — 8 min walk
  • Hardee's — 8 min walk

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Ol'Smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1

Waterfront cabin with kitchen and balcony
Our log cabins are located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation, which is adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; the most visited National Park in America. This part of Western North Carolina offers beautiful scenery with it's majestic mountains, crystal clear streams and rivers, waterfalls, hiking trails and more.

Each of our log cabins has a full front porch just a few feet away from the Oconaluftee River, which offers some of the best trout fishing around. This river is stocked twice a week with brown and rainbow trout. Fly fishermen can enjoy the “catch and release” waters with trophy sized fish just minutes away…so don’t forget your fishing gear!!! This river also provides a great place for rafting, tubing, and even swimming.

We're easy to get to and our location is great. We're 1/8 of a mile from the entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, yet we're about the same distance to shopping, restaurants and more. We're 1 mile from the Outdoor Drama, Cherokee Museum and the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Feel lucky? We're only 2 miles from Cherokee Harrah's Casino.

We consider our cabins to be semi-secluded. You're not way back in the woods, yet you're not in the middle of town. We have 6 log cabins lining the riverbank. The view across the river is forest land with no development. The cabins are separated by full deck areas, 8-15 feet in size. The back of the cabins are about 50 feet from Big Cove Road, which is a local side road with low to moderate traffic. We believe you'll find the setting peaceful and enjoyable.

As you can tell, we can offer you an action packed vacation, or you can relax in your rocking chair and watch the river flow by, it's up to you!

Cabin Amenities:
3 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Limited to 2 Cars per reservation
Flat Yard
Oconaluftee River Frontage
Stocked Trout Stream
1 Minute Drive to Downtown Cherokee
15 Minute Drive to Downtown Bryson City
Minutes from Great Smoky Mountain National Park US-441
Sleeps 6
TV - Cable
Motorcycle Friendly
Wood Burning Fireplace
Charcoal Grill
Covered Porch
Open Deck
No Smoking
Window A/C

Before you pack up the car and head for the mountains, know that when we say mountains, we really mean it!

Downtown Bryson City has an elevation of 1,752 feet, so think of this as a starting point. The majority of our cabins will have a higher elevation than this. This means that our roads- both state and private- will be steeper, narrower, and curvier than you may be use to driving. Also, you should expect to encounter gravel roads. Consider it part of our rural mountain charm!

Here at Yellow Rose, your safety is our priority. If a cabin requires 4 wheel, front wheel, or all wheel drive to access it, it will be listed in the description. If bringing or riding motorcycles, please call and ask for motorcycle friendly properties. If you have any concerns about accessing your rental, please call prior to your arrival and we will be happy to discuss it with you.

Yellow Rose Realty has top rated customer service and has been Locally Owned and Operated Since 1995. We are a company that gives back to the local community and we offer our guests 24/7 Emergency Assistance. View our list of adventure partners to get Special Discounts on Popular Attractions!
Air-conditioned accommodations at this cabin offer fireplaces and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Close to skiing

Parking and transportation

  • Limited onsite parking


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 2 bathrooms
  • Towels provided

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • TV with cable/satellite service

Outdoor areas

  • Balcony or patio
  • Yard
  • Barbecue grill


  • Near laundromat


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Limited housekeeping
  • Phone

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Snow sports gear
  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Golfing on site
  • Cycling nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Basketball nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Jet skiing nearby

Safety features

  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

Ol'smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1 Cabin
Ol'smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1 Cherokee
Ol'smoky Log Cabin on the River Unit 1 Cabin Cherokee

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 8 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 8 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 8 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 8 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 8 reviews
1 - Terrible 13%






Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Too close to a busy Highway /No Privacy
Place was clean and nice deck and river view . However it is in a terrible location . The property was very clean . I think due to the fact there is Nothing in the rooms. A Partial board dresser . No storage or place to put your items . They need to put proper cabinets to hold food and spices . Same goes for the bedrooms and bathrooms. A pedestal sink . When they should have a full sink with counter space and storage for the amount of people that stay in there. I told my daughter not to come with her friend. The floors have holes in them that you can see down stairs and the lighting is Awful in the bedrooms and bathrooms . They need to invest in simple things since they are renting space out . Everything was cheap and old. The same God awful 1980 bear mirrors
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice property, some minor wear and older items that are struggling but nothing that impaired our weekend, cooking gear could be improved quite a bit and honestly that would be my only request, I will absolutely return and I’ll simply bring my own pots, pans and knives. We stayed in cabin 1 which has the best outdoor area of the six cabins by far.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Best vacation
It was great getting up , grabbing a cup of coffee, walking out back on the porch and enjoying the peace and quite and watching the ducks, otters and beaver in the river. Plenty of room for 7 people and 2 dogs in the cabin . Very clean and very comfortable. Easy access to town and to the Smokey mountains. To me it was the perfect choice for us

4/5 Good

Spring Break
We always enjoy staying at these cabins. Location is great for what we are looking for. Easy to find and get to. Only draw back this time was refrigerater was not cooling properly and lost all the food we brought with us.

5/5 Excellent

Great experience!!!
Will go back again!!!