BEAR COVE VILLAGE at PIGEON FORGE, TN

Bear Cove Village

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3404 Whaley Dr
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863

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GOOD SAM RATING (?)
Facility

8.5

Restrooms

8.5

Appeal

9

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Completeness of facilities

10 / 10 / 10
The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.

Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers

10 / 10 / 10
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Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.

Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality

10 / 10 / 10

This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.

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Card(s) Accepted:
Debit, Discover, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Last Year's Rate:
$50 to $60
Season:
Open All Year

Facility

Type (RV Park)
Partial Handicap Access
Emergency Phone

Policies

Folding Tent Campers Allowed
Camper Vans Allowed
Pets Welcome
Pet Restrictions
Pet Restriction on Size
Pet Restriction on Breed
Tent Camping Allowed

Sites

Spaces Available (101)
Paved Sites (101)
30 Amp
50 Amp
Full Hookups (101)
Max Amps (50)
Back-ins (24 x 50)
Room for Slideouts
Fire Rings
Table at Site
Trash Pickup at Site

Rentals

Cabin/Cottage Rentals (18)

Tenting

Dedicated Tenting Area

Internet

WiFi

Recreational Facilities

Swimming Pool
Pond
Swimming
Fishing
Playground

Other Amenities & Services

Road Condition (Good)
Road Type (Paved)
Restroom and Showers
Laundry
RV Supplies
Metered LP Gas
Firewood
Ice
Escort to Site
Onsite RV Service
Cable
Fishing Supplies
Onsite Rentals (18)
Restrooms

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Bear Cove Village
Avg Rating 4 Bear Cove Village (3) Reviews
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interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance...
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cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
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the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.
Reviews: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1
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Date of Stay: September, 2015
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If you are looking for a campground close to Dollywood and Pigeon Forge, this is a great place to stay. My husband and I stayed here for one week and found the location made up for the rather lacking campground. The campground is really one big circle. Sites are quite small and have no privacy. It lacks trees, which surprised me since I looked at the campground's website and saw what appeared to be sites with trees. Though there are two pools, they are very small and it appears that little thought went into planning their location. The campground simply lacks atmosphere which is sad since they are so close to the Smokey Mountains. We were very disappointed.
The campground is clean; bathrooms are ok (not great); location is convenient. Not a bad place to stay if you don't plan to hang around the campground. Also, they are not on the trolley stop. Though they claim it is a short walk to the nearest stop, it's not really that short of a walk and you must walk on a busy highway and cross an intersection.
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Date of Stay: June, 2016
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This is a small campground in a great location. The grounds are kept clean and the staff is very friendly and helpful. We stayed here a few days before going to the Dells and Indiana. We liked this place so well we came back on our return home to Florida. Very pet friendly, quiet, and the people camping here are friendly as well. A great benefit is that you can watch Dollywood's fireworks from your site. The trolley is about a 10 minute walk. However my girlfriend is handicaped so the owners gave us a ride to and from the trolley. Better guest service than you could hope for. The bathrooms are clean and all that you need. The pools are small but big enough to enjoy. I would highly suggest you try this location.
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Reviews: 9
Helpful Reviews: 4
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Date of Stay: December, 2015
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Very Nice Place. Close to Dollywood and all other attractions. Not far from town but, after in the campground, you seem to be off the beating path. Clean facilities. Love this place and will return.
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Directions

From Jct of Hwy 66 & Hwy 441, NE 1.4 mi on Hwy 441 to Veterans Blvd, E 5.3 mi to Whaley Dr, NE 100 ft (L)