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FAQ


How large is the lake?
- Douglas Lake has over 550 miles of shoreline.


Do you need a fishing license?
- Yes, if you are fishing from a boat. No, you do not need a license if you fish on the bank at the cabin. A License can be purchased at major department stores such as Wal-Mart, K-mart and other smaller convenience stores.


Can you swim in the lake?
- Conveniently located to action packed Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. It is a deep man-made lake and swimming is a favorite past-time here, at your own risk, of course.


How about boating?
- All types of boats are used on Douglas Lake. There are no restrictions on horsepower or PWC’s at this time. However, you must obey all boating rules and regulations set by the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency. Children 12 and under must wear a coast guard approved life vest at all times when a boat is under way.


Do you have a place for our boat when we trailer it there?
- Yes. You may choose to leave your boat on it’s trailer or leave it at the 16 x16 foot dock at the cabins. There is a $5 per night charge whether your boat is kept on trailer or in the water, except for Lazy Lake. Lazy Lake does not have a turnaround for a trailer. Launch and trailer storage are available at a sportsman shop nearby. Your boat can stay at the cabin.


Can we rent a boat at your marina?
- No. Due to EPA and state regulations we can no longer offer boat rentals.

How close are you to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg?
- The cabins at Gator Point are 12 miles East of Sevierville. It takes about 20 minutes to get to Sevierville. It takes approximately 30 minutes to get to Pigeon Forge and the Dollywood entrance using the convenient and less traveled Middle Creek Rd. Gatlinburg is approximately 40 minutes away.


Are your cabins fishing cabins?
- No. Some of our cabins are not lakefront cabins, and are only few minutes from Pigeon Forge. Each cabin is larger than a typical fishing cabin and more on the lines of a small home.


Are the cabins lakefront?
- Almost all of our cabins are lakefront and have a beautiful long range view of Douglas Lake’s main channel.


What is in your cabins?
- Kitchen including stove, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. All utensils, bath towels and linens are provided. Satellite TV gives you multitudes of viewing options. A phone for your convenience is provided.


What do I need to bring?
- Food, beach towels, floatation devices, life jackets, fishing gear, a good book, personal toiletries.


Are your cabins secluded?
- Yes. All of our lakefront cabins are built on the shoreline and the utmost of care was given to the privacy of our guests. The lots are wooded and look out onto nature and the occasional fisherman.


Are pets allowed?
- As much as we like pets, we do not allow pets in most of our cabins. The only exception is Lazy Lake.


Do you allow one night stays?

- No. We have a two-night minimum. Three nights on most peak weekends.


Are you open all year?

- Yes, we have year-round availability.

 

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