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Morganton, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Nice accommodations for people and equines. Some of the trails could have been groomed more but all around great time. Good clean lodging and very accommodating with my equine family members! Highly recommend.

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Thank Twinhitch
Heidi B, Owner at Big South Fork Lodge & Horse Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! The Big South Fork Lodge and Campground has been taken over by new owners as of Sept 2016. We would love for you to return and see the updates and improvements we are making! More 

Harriman, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Would not advise anyone staying here. The barn we stayed in was the nicest part of our stay and the fact it was close to the trailhead. The water was brown the majority of the time and not enough water pressure. With three trailers there, no one could run water if another person was using it. When you watered the... More 

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claudia b, Owner at Big South Fork Lodge & Horse Campground, responded to this review

Dear Rose, Thank you for staying with us. The water at the barn is from a well and it runs through sandstone, which causes some sand at time. Running the water for a few minutes will allow it to clear. The shower house you are referring to as "down in the Hollow" is checked as often. Campers are expected to... More 

Staunton, Virginia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

I stayed two nights at the lodge while looking at properties in the area. The room was comfortable and clean ans Jim and Claudia weren't the perfect hosts full of information! Claudia cooked me a delicious breakfast and give me loads of tips and trivia about the horse trails and life at Big South Fork. I look forward to a... More 

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Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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71 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I haven't been here in a long time but thought the facilities and trails were were great! There are easy trails and some more challenging . Most of the land is reclaimed mining but it's beautiful. Very clean campground.

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Thank Robert B
Yorkville, Illinois
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2014

You will be right at the park boundry when staying here. The Cumberland trailhead is directly across the road. This is a lodge and horsecamp for horse riders. It's furnished to be such. All rooms have a porch for "sittin". Across the road is the Hitching Post general store and home kitchen where you can have a home cooked breakfast... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

My wife and I recently spent a one-night getaway at the Big South Fork Lodge in Jamestown, Tennessee. The private lodge room we stayed in was clean, warm (on a particularly cold night), and cozy with the added bonus of a mini-fridge. We were welcomed at The Hitching Post General Store and Grill across the street by Jim, the owner... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014

May our experience serve as a warning to others. We stayed in the Railroad Cabin. Terrible, Let me repeat: Terrible in every way. We stayed for one night (although we paid for 2) and all we could think about was getting out first thing in the morning.

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Smyrna, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We enjoyed our stay at the lodge very much. The room was comfortable and clean and we really enjoyed the cheeseburgers too! We were there for hiking and received good information from both Jim and Claudia. We are already planning another trip back to visit soon. It was a very relaxing place to stay!

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Thank VickieTN
Zephyrhills, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2014

My family and I had a great stay!We come to Tennessee every year, this was a first time stay for us. We have three children and we all love to fish so the ponds were ideal for us. We cant wait to come back!

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Thank spotwin31
Prospect, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Jim and Claudia were the best hosts you can find! They were so accomodating to us for any and everything we needed. The lodging wasn't fancy but very livable and easy to access. Our own little 4 stall barn, paddocks, firewood and grill as well as full kitchenette. Great food at their Hitching Post Restaurant and Store. Easy access to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our lodge has 3 Large motel style rooms that sleep 4 adults, 3 Kitchenettes that sleep 7 and include a microwave, full size refrigerator, and coffee maker. All rooms have TV with DVD players. The railroad cabin has water and electric but is otherwise very rustic. It sits alone in the woods and is accessible only with truck or 4x4 SUV. With a double bed and full size futon on main level and 3 twin beds in the loft, the cabin comfortably sleeps 7 and has a full bath. 9 barns with a total of 42 stalls, our trailer hook ups are at the barn and have electric and water hookup. At our campground you camp WITH your horses and saddle up at the barn. The Cumberland Trail Head is directly across the street from our campground. There is a communal dump available for our guests. Also available on the property is the primitive campground, shower house, and 2 stocked ponds. The Hitching Post Grill and Grocery is conveniently located across the street and provides made to order meals, groceries, beer, camping supplies, ice, tack, pool table, auto supplies, air, shavings, hay and feed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Big South Fork Lodge & Horse Campground

Address: 3607 Leatherwood Ford Rd, Jamestown, TN 38556-5864 (Formerly Big South Fork Motor Lodge)
Region: United States > Tennessee > Jamestown
Number of rooms: 7
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“We had a private room with rocking chairs on the front porch.”
 of 5 bubbles VickieTN, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“There are 4 rooms on the main parking lot level and 3 rooms that are on the lower level in the back.”
 of 5 bubbles chris37205, 22 Oct 2012 | Read review
“When you want access to the best riding trails around this place is a definate...”
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