The Lodge at Bear River
                                         "Mountain Elegance with a Dash of Appalachian Style"

Who We Are

Located near Hot Springs, NC in the mountains of North Carolina, 40 minutes from Asheville, the lodge offers a breath taking entry under a soaring Portico. This intimate setting, nestled between the mountains and fast flowing stream, provides a variety of options for both inside and outside space. 

The inside space of the lodge features an impressive stone fireplace, antique wood floors from an old mill, spiral log staircase, and other touches that speak of its inviting mountain style. Step outside to the two stone patios overlook the sights and sounds of the Big Laurel below offering an intimate setting for your wedding ceremony.

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Where We Are

The setting of The Lodge at Bear River is a perfect combination of mountains and water all within ten minutes of the spa town of Hot Springs. The Lodge is a beautiful Appalachian style that will make you forget that you are only forty five minutes away from the delights of the “Paris of the South”, Asheville NC.

The area is rich in outdoor adventure from zip lines to a soak in the mineral waters of the hot springs. Perhaps, you enjoy taking in some of the creative talents that abound in Madison County, or want to capture the amazing beauty that is around each bend through the lens of your camera

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My Experience - Rachel
Come and Visit

Hot Springs, known for its destination weddings, offers a rich outdoor experience that many will decide to take advantage of during their visit. Named by Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, as 2012's "Best Small Mountain Town", Hot Springs is renowned for its quaint downtown, and many outdoor adventure activities.

While you are exploring the beauty of Madison County you might want to take in river rafting or a float trip, zip lining, venture onto the Appalachian Trail. Go horseback riding or enjoy some traditional music at Zuma’s in Marshall, and visit the Rural Life Museum in Mars Hill. For more detail on things to do in Madison County visit

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The Lodge at Bear River 189 Bear River Lodge Trail Marshall NC 28753

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