Cabins USA Logo
Loading Page
RESERVATIONS
(800) 583-6168
Cabins USA Availability Search Icon Availability Search Small Icon


Wears Valley Tennessee Smoky Mountains

Area Info : Wears Valley

Wears Valley Tennessee...the place to relax in the Smokies

Wears Valley Smoky MountainsWears Valley, sometimes spelled Wear Valley, is situated in a valley known as Wear Cove, running parallel to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  Discover informational links to Wears Valley attractions, restaurants and more.

Originally the Wears Valley area as we know it today was once called "Crowson Cove," after its first settler, Aaron Crowson.  While no one is sure why the name changed, the valley became known as Wears Valley by the 1900's after Samuel Wear, a Revolutionary War veteran who erected a fort near the entrance to Wear Cove in what is now called Pigeon Forge.

The Wears Valley community covers most of Wear Cove, with the national park boundary comprising the town's entire southern border. Pigeon Forge is 6 miles to the east with Townsend about 8 miles to the west. U.S. Route 321,  also known as "Wears Valley Road," is the main road leaving Pigeon Forge into Wears Valley and onto Townsend.  Lyon Springs Road connects Wears Valley Road with Little River Road inside the national park, crossing the gap between Cove Mountain and Roundtop and coming out at the  Metcalf Bottoms picnic area.

Crowson arrived in Wears Valley from North Carolina in 1792 along with his friend, Peter Percefield. Wear's Fort was attacked in 1793. Percefield was killed in a Cherokee attack in 1794 and buried on a hill in the eastern half of Wear Cove in what is now Crowson Cemetery. Peter Brickey arrived in 1808 operating a large farm and distillery in Wears Valley until 1856. The log house he built shortly after his arrival still stands in Smith Hollow, between Wears Valley and Townsend, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many of the farms throughout Wears Valley were ravaged by the Civil War and Cherokee raids.Wears Valley Brickey House

Sometime after the Civil War, Alfred Line established a farm at the base of Roundtop Mountain. Line Spring, a clear mountain spring flowing down from Roundtop, passed its name to a small recreational area that developed in this part of the cove as folks in the 1880s and 1890s thought the mineral-rich mountain springs had health-restoring properties.  This early form of tourism later contributed to the 1910 construction of the Line Spring Hotel by D.B. Lawson. The hotel boosted the valley's economy by providing a market for local farmers.

In 1902, according to local lore, an oak tree was destroyed by lightning, and in response, residents erected Headrick Chapel on the cemetery's grounds. Four Baptist and Methodist congregations shared the chapel, with funeral services having priority. The chapel's bell would ring once for every year of a deceased's life, a tradition still observed by Wears Valley inhabitants today. In 2001, Headrick Chapel was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. In 1934, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was established and in the 1950's roads through the valley improved, leading to an increase in roadside tourist outlets.

Come enjoy the natural scenic beauty of Wears Valley and the Great Smoky Mountains.  Our Wears Valley cabin rentals blend with the areas natural scenic beauty while providing relaxing vacation accommodations perfect for your lifelong memories of the Smokies.

Please Note: Cabins USA LLC's, hereinafter referred to as Cabins USA, area information, area events, and blog pages are provided as a public service. Cabins USA does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or businesses referenced in these web pages. Any mention of vendors, products, businesses, or services on the Cabins USA web site is for informational purposes only. Users of this web site are responsible for checking the accuracy, completeness, currency and/or suitability of all information. The inclusion of this information does not imply endorsement by Cabins USA. Furthermore, specific questions regarding any content should be directed to the appropriate organization and not necessarily to Cabins USA.

Cabins USA Official Logo
star star star star star
2140 Parkway
Pigeon Forge, TN  37863
(865) 429-4121

VLS #157
Pigeon Forge Cabins
Guest Reservations
(800) 583-6168
2 Night Minimum
































































Cabins USA Help Icon
Guest Sign In
Copyright 2013-2019, Cabins USA LLC, Pigeon Forge, TN

Interested in receiving our newsletter? Simply provide your full name and email address in these fields to begin receiving information. By doing so, you can learn about special promotions and events in the Smoky Mountains!

We respect our customer's privacy and feel it is disrespectful to bombard anyone with emails. We treat all information that customers share with us as private and confidential. Cabins USA never shares this information with third party sites.

Arrival Date: Mandatory, select or enter date you will arrive (MM/DD/YYYY)

Nights: Mandatory, select or enter the number of Nights you will be staying with us

Promotional Code: Must enter a valid code

Optional Search Items: (Amenties, Cities, etc)
Below are several boxes in which you can either select from a drop down list or click on a check box to the left of an item to select.

Changing the contents of any drop down list or selecting/deselecting a check box will broaden or narrow the number of properties displayed by your search. You don't have to wait until the search completes to select/deselect items for your perfect search.

You must hit the SEARCH button to start your first search. It is unnecessary to hit the SEARCH button after doing your first search, unless you changed to another web page, changed the Arrival Date or number of Nights.

Add to Favorites: As you visit individual property pages or pages with listings of several properties on them, you have the option to click on the "+ Favorites" for each particular property, which automatically adds the property to your list of Favorites for consideration. The number next to the Favorites tab, left sidebar, will increase up to 99 possible Favorites. When ready, click on the Favorites tab to view a list of your selected Favorites.

Remove from Favorites: You may de-select (remove) properties from your Favorites you no longer wish to consider by either clicking on the minus icon to the right or by clicking on the "- Favorites" displayed on property list pages and each property details page for properties listed in your Favorites.

Compare Favorites: Click in the check boxes to the left of the property name, in your Favorites, you wish to compare. No more than 3 boxes may be selected at one time. When ready, hit the Compare button for a comparison of the 3 selected properties.

Follow the above "Remove from Favorites" instructions to remove a property from the comparison and your Favorites.

To add another property from your Favorites list for comparison, click the check box to the left of the property name in your Favorites and hit the Compare button.

Repeat the above steps to find your ultimate vacation accommodations. Need assistance or have questions, please give us a call so we may better serve you!

View List: Displays a full list of all your Favorites with some details.

Remove All: Clears all properties from your Favorites so you may start over.