Black Bear Cabins, our sister property, features four cozy, well-appointed cabins featuring wood-burning fireplaces, televisions, private decks, outdoor campfires, picnic areas, and secluded scenic views. Here, you’ll find plenty of reasons to venture outdoors. Float down the Clarion River. Hike along ancient growth trails in Cook Forest. Or climb boulders at Clear Creek State Park. And if you’re lucky, spot a Black Bear along the way.


BLACK BEAR CABIN 1 | Sleeps Four*
Two-bedroom cabin with a large queen bed in each room. Includes a kitchen with cookware/serving ware, a balcony porch, bathroom with shower, and a living room. Has forced air heating and a wood-burning fireplace.

BLACK BEAR CABINS 2, 3, & 4 | Sleeps Six*
Three bedroom cabins, two rooms with a queen bed, and one room with a bunk bed. Includes a kitchen with cookware/serving ware, balcony porch, bathroom with shower, and living room. Has forced air heating and wood-burning fireplace.

*Please note that cabins are reserved for the maximum occupancy specified and are given appropriate parking space to account for occupancy. Exceeding guest occupancy of your cabin may result in an early departure from your cabin or towing fees for unregistered parked vehicles. No tents are permitted on property. 

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Amenities Provided
One set of linens provided for all beds • One set of towels provided for guests registered. May refresh by bringing used towels up to Gateway Lodge to be replaced. • Cookware and serving ware provided for maximum number of guests. • 1/8th Cord of firewood provided.

Amenities to Bring
Radio & Alarm Clocks • Telephone • Picnic Items, Napkins & Tablecloths • Firepit Roasting Utensils • Flashlights & Insect Repellent • Paper Products

Reservation Policy
3-Night Minimum. Reservations must be secured by a deposit of 50% of the base rate of stay. Remaining balance of stay is automatically collected on day of arrival using credit card on file. Click here for additional policy information.

For cancellations with less than a two weeks notice, deposit is nonrefundable. Guests who fail to show are responsible for the entire stay. Guests may move a reservation only once without penalization. The second time will result in losing the deposit.

No Smoking / No Pets Policy
Smoking and pets are prohibited in cabins.

Check-In /Check-Out Procedures
Please pick-up your key at Gateway Lodge to complete registration, place payment and make any adjustments to your stay. We are located less than a 1/4 mile on Route 36, just to the North (down the hill) from Black Bear Cabins.

Check-in starts at 3:00 PM
Check-out by 10:30 AM

Please return your key to the Front Desk at Gateway Lodge. Any trash items should be in the garbage cans provided. All kitchenware should be washed and put back in its original container to avoid extra housekeeping fees. Responsibilities as a guest upon departure include washing, drying all dishes used and placed back in original location, all trash should be left on porch entry enclosed in plastic garbage bags which are provided for you underneath the existing bags in your trash can, and please place all used towels and washcloths in the tub or shower stall.

Check-in Guarantee
As a first time guest to Black Bear Cabins, we guarantee you will be satisfied with your cabin accommodations. If you are not, your deposit will be promptly refunded and the reservation canceled. Upon arrival at Black Bear Cabins, and before completing the check-in process, you may request an inspection tour of your cabin. If you are satisfied with the accommodations you may then complete the check-in process and take possession of your cabin. The primary purpose of this guarantee is to alleviate certain fears many persons have about renting a cabin they have not seen.