Cozy Bear Lodge

The Mountains Are Calling

Getting To The Cabin

From Georgia Rd heading north

Turn left to merge onto US-64 W (3.8 mi)

Turn right onto Old Murphy Rd/Patton Rd (0.3 mi)

Turn left onto Wayah Rd (1.1 mi)

Turn right onto Garden Branch Rd (0.5 mi)

Continue straight onto Garden Flats Rd (0.2 mi)

Turn left onto Garden Knoll Rd Destination will be on the left (0.1 mi)

110 Garden Knoll Rd

Franklin, NC 28734

Trash Pick Up

The trash collection is scheduled for Tuesday mornings and will be managed by the J&B Disposal. All garbage must be securely bagged inside the locked bin.

To deter bears we use a special trash can. Instructions are on the top of the lid.

NOTE: No loose trash will be taken by trash pickup and all loose trash left behind will result in an additional fee for cleanup.


There are several grocery options within 15 minutes drive from the cabin.

Ingles (multiple locations)



Food Lion

Sav-Mor Foods


The WiFi name is CozyBearLodge, and the password is Welcome2110GKR


Rachel's Cleaning Service is the company that we use. Her fee is $250.00 for cleaning.

Please schedule a time for Rachel to come up and refresh the cabin. (828) 827-4499

There is a no pet policy and unauthorized pets will result in additional fees.

House Rules and Policies

Arrival: 4 PM • Check-out: 10 AM

No smoking

No pets allowed

No events, parties, or large gatherings

Please observe quiet hours from 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM

You must be at least 25 years old to book

Additional fees and taxes may apply

A photo ID may be required upon check-in

Remove all food from your vehicle (Bears will break into it)

Please report any damages that occur to both the guest contact and Evolve

NOTE: This property requires stairs for access-

NOTE: While the road leading to the property is mostly paved, 4-wheel drive or all-wheel drive is necessary in the winter months to access the property- NOTE: This property sleeps 10 guests in 6 beds, with room for 15 total by using the full air mattress and 3 twin air mattresses-

NOTE: Please observe quiet hours from 10:00 PM to 7:00 AM-

NOTE: The property does have cell phone service but it may be spotty due to the rural / remote location

Location Details


Great Smoky Mountain National Park

Wayah Bald Lookout Tower (13 miles)

Dillboro River Company Rafting/Tubing (25 miles)

Deep Creek Tubing/Hiking and Waterfalls (43 miles)

Wildwater Nantahala Ziplining/Rafting (30 miles)

Fontana Lake Boat Rentals (30 miles)

Blue Ridge Parkway in Cherokee (42 miles)


Bridal Veil Falls (22 miles), Dry Falls (21 miles), Cullasaja Falls (16 miles), Rufus Morgan Trails and Falls (8 miles), Mooney Falls (19 miles), Upper Buck Creek Falls (14 miles), Glen Falls (32miles), Bust Your Butt Falls (18 miles)

These and many more. HERE!

THINGS TO SEE + DO: Highlands Performing Arts Center, Will Henry Stevens Covered Bridge, The Bascom: Center for Visual Arts, Highlands, Sunset Rock, WCU, Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort

AIRPORT: Asheville Regional Airport (80 miles), Greenville-Spartanburg Intl Airport (119 miles), Knoxville Airport (102 miles), Atlanta-Hartzfield Intl Airport (143 miles)

Check Out

Remove all sheets and linens and put them at the end of the bed. Place all towels in the bathtub. Start the dishwasher. Remove all the fireplace ash.

Rachel's Cleaning Service

Do You Need Anything?

Rachel's Cleaning Service
110 Garden Knoll Rd, Franklin, NC 28734, USA

Get In Touch

Address: 110 Garden Knoll Rd

Franklin, NC 28734

Managment Phone Number: (828) 827-4499

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