If you’re looking for a primitive and secluded cabin in Cherokee National Forest, then this is your place. Donley Cabin has no water or electricity, and mice and other critters occasionally visit. Inside, you’ll find a full bed, two bunk beds, and a kitchen table and chairs. Gather ‘round the fireplace if it’s chilly, or enjoy the serene setting from the rocking chairs on the front porch.
Lodging provided
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
No picnic table


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Donley Cabin.

Hot spring
Swimming hole
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Randy M.
recommends this listing.
February 27th, 2020

Off the beaten path for sure. The cabin is about 1/4 mile uphill from the road. Similar to a trail shelter. Plywood bunks, Plenty of Mice, Nice fireplace. Bring your own mattress, lantern (its dark inside) and water, but table, chairs and rockers are supplied. Don't plan on any heat form the fireplace as it mostly goes up the chimney. Bunks are in a second room so no heat at all. Great Adventure.

Donley Cabin
Hipcamper Carol A.
recommends this listing.
April 25th, 2018
Cherokee National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(423) 476-9700
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35.318° N, 84.095° W
Unknown price
Cabin & Lodging: 1 Site
(Up to 6 people per site)

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