12 Best Pet-Friendly Cabins Near Cumberland Falls, Kentucky - Updated 2024

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Although the state of Kentucky boasts many falls, Cumberland Falls, nicknamed “the Niagara of the South,” is the largest and most renowned. It’s nestled on the Cumberland River within the famous Cumberland Falls State Resort Park in southeastern Kentucky. The falls measures a staggering 125 feet (38.1 meters) wide and 68 feet (20.7 meters) tall. Its crashing sound and cascading sight are breathtaking. Also, experience the moonbow, a beautiful figure created by the mists of the falls, and it’s well-visible during a full moon. Additionally, there are many outdoor activities to enjoy around the park, such as horseback riding, boating, hiking, camping, and more. If you’re vacating with your fur baby, cozy pet-friendly cottages are also aplenty here. Check out these best pet-friendly cabins near Cumberland Falls, Kentucky.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and pet-friendly rules and regulations. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 22, 2024.

1. Bear Lodge (from USD 197)

Bear Lodge, nestled within Bear Creek Resort, offers a serene escape in the midst of Big South Fork. Surrounded by lush forests and trails leading to the park, it’s a haven for nature lovers. With six expansive decks showcasing breathtaking views of the National Park, this lodge provides the perfect setting to unwind.

The fully furnished cottage features inviting outdoor living spaces, a cozy fireplace, and high-speed internet. What’s more, you can bring your beloved pet along to explore nearby attractions and partake in outdoor adventures like hiking and kayaking. Don’t forget to say hello to the two resident horses, adding a touch of charm to your stay. Please note that a pet fee of 49 USD applies for up to two dogs of any size, ensuring a pet-friendly experience for all.

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Strunk, Kentucky, United States
18.47 km (11.5 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the decks and views were so relaxing and the beds were comfy
Host:
they were respectful and kind
owners were right in hand responded quickly with any questions i had
Location:
they loved it it's beautiful and the location is amazing we will definitely book this property again
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2. Enchanted Hideaway Cabin (from USD 94)

Escape the chaos and find tranquility at the Enchanted Hideaway Cabin in the secure Lake Cumberland Resort. Indulge in the open-concept living area, screened-in porches, grill, fire pit, and the private hot tub on the back porch. The resort offers three swimming pools, including one just a short stroll away. Immerse yourself in the nearby attractions, such as Cumberland Falls, ATV trails, and the scenic Daniel Boone National Forest.

While the Enchanted Hideaway Cabin welcomes pets, please note that certain restrictions apply such as they are not allowed on any furniture within the cabin. To maintain cleanliness and hygiene standards, please bring along pet beds or blankets for your pets to use during their stay.

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Burnside, Kentucky, United States
41.43 km (25.8 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
184 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice furnishings and well stocked kitchen
the hot tub was excellent and the furniture and bed were very cozy
loved our stay here hot tub was amazing and overall great cozy vibes
and the wifi and tv instructions were very clear (this isn't always the case in other places)
two bedrooms and two baths with a nice sized living room and kitchen with dining area
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
very clean & comfortable
great stay clean and clear communication
the cabin was very clean and homely
place was very clean and comfortable
Host:
so grateful for good hosts
this is a great place the hosts included everything we needed to make our couples getaway a success
bobby and victoria were super hospitable and kind guests
i really appreciate that it is pet friendly as well
Location:
great location and in a very secure gated community
this is a wonderful location for a weekend away
perfect getaway location for peace and quiet
great cabin in a fantastic location
we enjoyed the pool that was within walking distance to the cabin
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3. Charming forest cabin with resort amenities (from USD 168)

Tucked away in a forest, this lodge near Cumberland Falls, Kentucky, features five beds across three bedrooms, which means up to eight people can sleep here. Additionally, this property has a complete kitchen where you can prepare all kinds of hearty meals and a cozy living area with a fireplace, high-speed internet, and smart television. There’s also a game room, and for children, several toys and books are available for them.

Another great thing about this property is that you’ll be able to enjoy several resort amenities. In particular, you can swim in any of the three seasonal pools, relax in the hot tub, or play tennis. You can also go hiking if you’d like to explore the area.

Because of all these features, this cabin is best suited for families and other groups. You can also bring your pet dog — so long as it’s under 20 lbs (9.07 kg).

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Burnside, KY, US
8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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4. Spacious cabin in the woods (from USD 255)

If you’re looking for a quiet getaway in the woods, this pet-friendly cabin near Kentucky State Park is for you. This cabin abuts the Daniel Boone National Forest, which means you’re surrounded only by trees and nature. For this reason, you’d love to lounge on the porch — relaxing in the hot tub — while enjoying the fresh air and the soothing sounds of the forest.

The interior of the cabin is just as lovely. There’s a well-equipped kitchen where you can cook meals for everyone. If you’re looking for something fun to do indoors, you can head to the basement, where there’s a big-screen television, an air hockey table, and several board games. If you’d like to do something fun outside, there are swimming pools you have access to, as well as tennis courts.

Your pet is also welcome to join you here. You only have to pay an extra fee of 30 USD.

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41.45 km (25.8 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
19 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 12 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfortable
Cleanliness:
the place was immaculately clean lots of space and places to sleep eat and watch tv
Host:
alana is a super host
this house and the owner were fantastic
property looked just like pics and the owner was responsive
alana was so responsive and helpful for anything we needed
everything was just right the owner was extremely responsive and helpful
Location:
the hot tub was the perfect location to watch the snow falling
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5. Serene retreat perfect for adventure seekers (from USD 184)

The Gathering Place is the cabin for adventure seekers. Since this property is nestled among the trees, you’re free to do all sorts of exciting activities. In particular, you can follow the hiking trails and find yourself in the Daniel Boone National Forest. You might also be interested in exploring the forested area behind the cabin and discovering all the coves and waterfalls nearby. Other attractions you might want to visit are Cumberland Falls, Laurel River Lake, and Yahoo Falls.

After a fun-filled day of adventure, this is the perfect place to return to. Perhaps you’d like to unwind by watching something on the smart television. You can also play fun games with your companions. If your body is sore, you should take a dip in the hot tub.

If you want to bring your pets along, you have to pay a 250 USD pet damage deposit (it’s refundable).

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Burnside, Kentucky, United States
41.88 km (26.1 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

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6. Rustic cabin that can sleep 10 people (from USD 329)

With 4 spacious bedrooms, this rustic cabin can comfortably sleep a maximum of 10 people. Inside, you can also find a large kitchen, where you and your companions can easily prepare meals together. In the living room, there’s high-speed internet, an electric fireplace, a television, and a Wii video game console.

Because of all these features and amenities, this property is ideal for large groups, such as families and friend hangouts. You can even bring your pets with you — just make sure they’re small dogs and prepare a 250 USD refundable pet damage deposit.

If you’re looking for a fun lake experience, Lake Cumberland is nearby. So, feel free to swim in its cool water, and if you want, you can try boating and fishing instead. Other places of interest that you might want to visit during your stay here are Burnside Marina and Yahoo Falls.

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Bronston, KY, US
10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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7. Mountain cabin in a secluded area (from USD 190)

Enjoy easy access to all the wild adventures when you stay at this three-bedroom, secluded cabin next to the National Park. The accommodation is situated in Big South Fork with engaging outdoor activities, such as mountain climbing, horse riding, hiking, and paddling nearby. You will be awed by the beautiful decorations of the interior, including potted flowers and wall arts. Kick back in the living area with a fireplace and watch a movie. Pets are welcome but must be in a crate when left unattended. At the end of the day, huddle around the fire pit before retiring to the plush bedrooms.

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19.16 km (12.0 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
41 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds are comfy the kitchen well equipped and the internet and cable worked great
super comfortable place in a bucolic country setting (but wifi still worked ) nestled in beautiful hilly scenery
Cleanliness:
clean well maintained and well stocked
the house is modern clean and with everything you need for a great holiday
there are multiple hikes nearby and the property itself was very clean and comfortable
it was clean and had plenty of things to make it feel like home away from home
Host:
the owner was so helpful
kim was also extremely helpful with her responses and directions
the owner checked on us and was immediately responsive to questions etc
kim was very responsive and an absolute pleasure to deal with
no cell phone reception but i understand this is not the owners fault
Location:
it was the perfect location for a quiet week away from the hustle and bustle
it was a great place to leave the hustle and bustle behind and relax
we loved all the walking trails
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8. Charming log house near the lake (from USD 120)

This charming log house, equipped with everything you need to feel at home, is located on a private path in Bestview Estate, Wayne County. It was erected in the 19th century but fully refurbished and fitted with modern amenities. Watch your favorite movies in the comfy living area or cook in the well-appointed kitchen. Pets are welcome too, so you don’t need to worry about leaving them. Hungry for some adventure? Take a scenic walk to a lake vantage point or drive your boat to one of the marinas around.

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52.32 km (32.6 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
18 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Host:
our host family were incredibly friendly and conscientious
they were great friendly you could talk to them anytime
Location:
very friendly hosts close to the lake and secluded for privacy
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9. Hilltop chalet with mountain views (from USD 120)

Wake up to the sweet sound of the hummingbirds and views of the rolling mountains when you stay at this upscale chalet. It’s perched atop a hill, surrounded by numerous hiking trails and a few minutes’ drive from Burnside Marina and State Park. The inside boasts two comfortable bedrooms, a living room with a fireplace and a cable TV, and a fully equipped kitchen. Your pets are allowed on the property, so they can join in the fun too. After a hard day, barbecue on the lower deck or kick back by the fire pit.

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Burnside, Kentucky, United States
48.19 km (30.0 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
303 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very private with a lot of kitchen amenities for those who like to cook
the cabin is cozy and the views are amazing
we had a great long weekend in the mountains the cabin was comfortable and the views were beautiful
what a wonderful getaway the view is insane and the cabin is so cozy
the home is cozy well laid out for hanging out and enjoying views of nature
Cleanliness:
very clean and quiet
very clean and roomy
the place was clean and well kept
the cabin is beautiful clean and comfortable
quaint and cozy clean and tidy peaceful and serene
Host:
the hosts were very responsive
brian and charlotte were excellent hosts their home is absolutely beautiful and their communication and hospitality was top notch
the owners have even laid out snacks which is a very nice touch
Location:
close to great hiking
the location was great too
great location that is remote but not too far from town
close to everything but felt so remote and peaceful
not far from town and close to great hiking locations
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10. Peaceful cabin with wildlife-viewing opportunities (from USD 140)

Offering wildlife sightings of birds, rabbits, and deers to tranquility, this three-bedroom cottage near Cumberland Falls is what you need for your nature retreat. The cottage, which can sleep eight guests, is located just a few minutes drive from Woods Creek Lake with boating and fishing possibilities. The interior walls are adorned with artworks, and although there’s no WiFi or cable TV, you won’t feel bored. You can watch movies with the DVD player, play board games or foosball, or read a book on the front porch’s swing chair. A maximum of 2 pets is allowed with a 35 USD charge per pet.

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84.29 km (52.4 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
99 reviews  
cabin 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The bedrooms were cozy and the beds
The kitchen was fully stocked with anything we could need Plenty of room in the kitchen living and dining room
The cabin is clean and will have anything you need in it
the cabin in the woods is ideal
It was neat tidy and fully stocked with everything we needed for cooking as we enjoyed breakfast and dinners in and explored the area during the day Judy also provided a ton of area brochures
Cleanliness:
It was super clean & had everything we needed
The cabin was very very clean and well stocked (even down to the dish soap)
The pictures don't really do this property justice
The place was very clean nicely decorated and most important to us quiet and secluded
Host:
Judy met us upon arrival gave us the quick tour
so relaxing Decore was beautiful
She even surprised my wife and mother with birthday balloons
Judy met us and took us on a tour -
Judy was a friendly host available for contact prior to and during our stay
Location:
Good place to get away from it all
we enjoyed boating at laurel river lake 40 min away and
The cabin is also within 10 miles of the Sheltowee Trail system
no bumpin' loud rap - just the quite of the woods
Great memories for a quick get away weekend
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11. Family-friendly resort cottage with hot tub and shared pool (from USD 192)

Experience the luxury of a swanky hotel in this family nature retreat, located in the famous Lake Cumberland Resort. From the mesmerizing views of the sunset from the front porch to the six-person hot tub, you will surely never forget the time you spent at this three-bedroom chalet. Besides relaxing on the living room’s love seat with a fireplace, you can play darts and table tennis in the game room. Alternatively, you can birdwatch while unwinding in the hot tub. A well-equipped kitchen and laundry amenities are offered too, and pets are allowed for a surcharge. Plus, the home is within walking distance of the community’s eatery, pool, tennis courts, and more.

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41.68 km (25.9 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
87 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean community even though the cabin is in the woods
cabin was very clean and had all you need for a great stay
the property was clean and quiet and i would recommend
clean property safe and convenient to lake
the interior is very clean and felt like home away from home
Host:
the property manager was extremely helpful
the property manager is super communicative
communication with the property manager was super easy and very helpful
Location:
the scenery was wonderful and a few quick trails close by
wish the hot tub was working since the pool was closed for covid
nice place for my family to stay
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12. Secluded abode with beautiful sunset views (from USD 74)

This hilltop camping near Cumberland Falls is surrounded by wooded areas, a small pond, and mountains is ideal for a small family or a couple. The cabin is free of modern distractions, like WiFi, that disturb our rest. Hike in the green surrounding forest in the day, enjoy the mesmerizing sunset from the large deck, and loosen up by the fire pit. There’s no kitchen, but a charcoal grill is available for use. Pets are allowed for a daily fee of 5 USD.

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89.58 km (55.7 mi) from Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area
42 reviews  
cabin 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4
Minimum Nights: 1
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the cabin was perfectly clean when we arrived and the property is beautiful and very well maintained
the interior is very new and clean
Host:
the hosts were wonderful
the owners are so friendly and keep this place immaculate
owners were very polite and helpful when we arrived
check in was easy owner are very nice and helpful
the owners were so friendly and the view was amazing
Location:
we suggest checking out the natural bridge state park (@hour away)
the perfect dpace for a quiet weekend
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Have a great time with your pet

From the beautiful sight of the falls to the many outdoor activities to enjoy around the park, a fun-filled vacation awaits you in Cumberland Falls. Of course, this holiday will not be as memorable without the company of your pets. For a place to stay, consider booking one of the pet-friendly cabins above.

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