• Sleeps: 18
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3.0
  • Pets: Not Allowed
  • Check-in: After 3:00 pm
  • Check-out: Before 10:00 am
Sleeps: 18
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3.0
Pets: Not Allowed
Check-in: After 3:00 pm
Check-out: Before 10:00 am
OBO Amenities: Access to Pursuits (On Site), Grill, Outdoor Living Area, Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile
Everyday Living: Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Towels, Washer\Dryer
Burnsville, NC 28714

Black Bear Cabin

Enjoy the serenity of mountain living in this cozy and inviting wood cabin that is large enough for the whole family. Bordering the Pisgah National Forest with a wrap around deck that overlooks the vast woods, this cabin holds all the charm and traditional decor while being equipped with modern appliances. Whether you’re enjoying the private walking trail leading into the forest, or warming up by the wood burning stove with a good board game, you’ll be sure to feel right at home.

Cabin includes 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and a basement living area with a bonus pull-out sofa bed. Pull into the long driveway to see a full and lush front yard, and walk up the stairs to the wrap around deck with plenty of outdoor seating. The front door opens onto the living and dining area. The kitchen is equipped with a stacked oven and microwave oven, four burner stove, electric kettle, and all the kitchen and dining ware you will need for your stay.

The main level holds the kitchen, living room, master bedroom with a queen bed, second bedroom with two sets of bunk beds, and a full bathroom in the hallway. The living room also leads out to the covered deck with a gas BBQ and all the grill utensils you will need, picnic table, and lounge chairs. Downstairs are three additional bedrooms, one with a queen bed and attached full bathroom, one with a queen bed, and one with two sets of bunk beds. There is a full bathroom in the hallway, as well as a closet with a washer and dryer for your convenience.

The downstairs living area provides a vast space for family games (puzzles and board games provided) and activities, with a wood burning stove to warm up the whole space. Firewood is not provided, but can be purchased at any of the surrounding gas stations or general stores. You will also find a door leading outside to the covered parking area for easier access.
This cabin does not include any televisions, but instead is equipped with games, books, and a large and cozy space, both indoor and out, to create lasting memories in.

Outdoor Access

Pisgah National Forest, located in western North Carolina, is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts due to its diverse range of recreational opportunities. Here are some of the most popular outdoor activities in Pisgah National Forest:

  1. Hiking: Pisgah National Forest offers an extensive network of hiking trails for all skill levels. Trails vary in length and difficulty, taking you through lush forests, past waterfalls, and up to breathtaking viewpoints. Notable hikes include Looking Glass Rock, Black Balsam Knob, and Graveyard Fields.
  2. Waterfalls: The forest is home to numerous beautiful waterfalls, including Sliding Rock, Looking Glass Falls, and Linville Falls. Many of these falls are easily accessible by short hikes or even from roadside viewpoints.
  3. Mountain Biking: Pisgah is a mountain biking paradise with challenging singletrack trails and technical terrain. The forest’s intricate trail system offers options for both beginners and experienced riders. The Pisgah Mountain Bike Festival is a notable event for biking enthusiasts.
  4. Fly Fishing: The forest’s rivers and streams are prime spots for trout fishing. The Davidson River is especially renowned for its trout population. Make sure to obtain the necessary fishing permits before you start.
  5. Camping: Pisgah offers a variety of camping options, from developed campgrounds with amenities to backcountry camping for those seeking a more primitive experience. Dispersed camping is allowed in certain areas, but be sure to follow Leave No Trace principles.
  6. Rock Climbing: The Linville Gorge Wilderness within Pisgah National Forest is known as the “Grand Canyon of the East” and offers rock climbing opportunities for experienced climbers. It’s important to be well-prepared and knowledgeable about the area before attempting climbing routes here.
  7. Picnicking: Many of the forest’s scenic areas have designated picnic spots where you can relax and enjoy a meal surrounded by nature.
  8. Wildlife Viewing and Photography: The forest is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including deer, black bears, and various bird species. Wildlife enthusiasts and photographers will find plenty of opportunities for observation.

OBO Amenities

Access to Pursuits (On Site) Access to Pursuits (On Site)
Grill Grill
Outdoor Living Area Outdoor Living Area
Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile Public Lands\Waters < 1Mile


Air Conditioning, Coffee Maker, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Towels, Washer\Dryer

Things to Do

  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Nature Trails

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