The Lodge at Bear River 189 Bear River Lodge Trail • Marshall • North Carolina 28753

The Lodge at Bear River

189 Bear River Lodge Trail
Marshall, North Carolina 28753

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Exuding mountain elegance with a dash of Appalachian style, this secluded retreat is nestled along the banks of Big Laurel Creek in the Blue Ridge Mountains, just 10 minutes from quaint Hot Springs and 40 minutes outside of Asheville.
  • The Adirondack-style lodge charms with its rustically elegant details, like a massive two-sided stone fireplace, antique wood floors salvaged from an old mill, a spiral log staircase, and plenty of room for dining and dancing under an impressive antler chandelier.
  • Two flagstone patios with lovely views of the creek and surrounding vistas provide a gorgeous setting for your outdoor ceremony or cocktail hour, while a covered dining area and a stone fire pit offer more cozy spots for guests to gather.


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $4,800/event
  • The Lodge Package includes:

    • Access to the venue on Friday & Saturday
    • Three outside ceremony sites (one covered)
    • Cleaning, event host, and a shuttle
    • Full access to the riverfront for photography

    Lodging is not included in the package price but 4 rental properties are available within Bear River for an additional cost. Add a rehearsal dinner for $200 (catering is not included).


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 100 125
Cocktails, etc. Standing 100 125
Reception Seated 100 125
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 0.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Inn / Lodge
  • Mountain
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Retreat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Mountains
  • Panoramic


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