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Roan Mountain State Park


Roan Mountain State Park cabins are located on TN Hwy 143 at the base of the majestic 6,285 Roan Mountain, only a 20 minutes drive to the iconic views and rhododendron gardens at Carvers Gap. Roan Mountain cabins are surrounded by rich hardwood forests and the cool, clear Doe River. Cabin guests can hike along the creeks and ridges, tour the century-old Miller Farmstead or enjoy cross-country skiing in the winter months. Other activities include biking, fishing, hiking, and swimming. Cabin visitors also have access to the Roan Mountain Park’s museum and interpretive center as well as the tennis courts, swimming pool, and children’s playground. Roan Mountain cabins are also in close proximity to picnic pavilions that may be reserved for group gatherings. Whatever your adventure, you are sure to find it at the Roan Mountain State Park cabins.

Location: Roan Mountain, TN

Nearest Cities: Johnson City (30 min), Kingsport (60 min), Knoxville (120 min.).

Amenities: Swimming pool, tennis court, playground, conference center, picnic area, shelters, pavilions, museum, venues, and amphitheater.

Pets: There are 10 pet-friendly cabins available. There is a $20 per pet charge per night. Additional charges may apply for any damage that may occur to carpet or furnishings. To learn more visit our Pet Policy.


Rates: $93 — $206 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $5 reservation fee per cabin is non-refundable. $10 cancellation fee per cabin applies. Pets are only permitted in designated pet-friendly cabins. There is an additional charge of $20 per night, per pet.

Thirty deluxe cabins are situated in the woods of Roan Mountain State Park. Each cabin has a front porch with rocking chairs, a full bath with tub/shower, a wood-burning stove, and gas/electric heat. Bedding and towels are provided by the park. Linen exchange is available for a fee of $20 but must be paid upon your arrival. The kitchen has a stove, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, and basic cooking and eating utensils. Cabins 1-20 provide utensils for six people. Cabins 21-30 provide utensils for eight people. The cabins have fans but are not air-conditioned. None of the cabins have televisions.

  • Cabins 1-20 have a private bedroom with a queen bed and an upstairs loft with two twin beds. These can sleep up to four people. 
  • Cabins 21-30 have a private bedroom with a queen bed and a loft with two double beds. These cabins have telephones available. These can sleep up to six people. 

To see a list of kitchen inventory items, click on one of the following links:

The park will provide wood for cabins on Monday’s and Thursday’s ONLY. If you need wood in between those days, firewood is available for purchase at the camp store April 15th through October 31st, and at the park office beginning November 1st through April 15th.

Cabin pathways are not accessible by vehicles. Carts are provided in the cabin parking areas for transporting your luggage, and the longest distance is approximately 200 yards.

Cabins are available by reservation year-round with a two-night minimum (holidays and other special events may require longer minimum stays) and can be reserved up to a year in advance online with reservations being made through the park office up to two years in advance for groups with five cabins or more. Check-out time is 10:00 a.m.. Pets are only permitted in designated pet-friendly cabins.