LODGING

Sleep in comfort at Big Bear River Resort

After a full day of fun on the Niangua, relax around the fire pit at Big Bear River Resort before retiring to sleep in air-conditioned comfort. The resort offers both wet and dry cabins and two shower houses with clean restrooms, hot showers and flush toilets. 

Check-in is 2 p.m. and check-out is 11 a.m.

Make summer reservations as early in the year as possible. Cabins sell out every weekend during the warm months. If cabins are unavailable on your preferred dates, please email us at office@BigBearRiverResort.com to be put on the waiting list. 

 

Don’t forget to include your name, phone number, and email address, plus your choice of dates and cabin(s).

 

Additional guests above the listed occupancy are $25/adult (13 years and up) and $15/child (children 4 – 12 years); additional children 3 years and under stay free. 

 

Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

A1 - Baloo's Bungalow

Baloo’s, named after the fun-loving bear in The Jungle Book, is a rustic 3 bedroom, 2 bath bungalow with a full kitchen. The main bedroom has a king bed and the other two bedrooms have queen beds, sleeping up to 6 people total. Enjoy morning coffee or dinner al fresco on the covered porch or patio, complete with a grill and fire pit. Conveniently located next door to the main office. Air-conditioned and heated. $250/night.  Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

A2 - Little John's Den

Little John’s Den, named for the irreverent sidekick in Disney’s old-school Robin Hood, features a spacious living area (with fold-out couch) and kitchen with refrigerator, stove and microwave. In the back are 2 roomy bedrooms with queen beds, one bathroom and a washer/dryer. Chill out on the covered porch or by the firepit while lighting up the nearby charcoal grill.  Sleeps up to 6 people; air-conditioned and heated. $200/night. Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

A3 - Paddington's Pad

The largest of all cabins at Big Bear, Paddington’s Pad is a paradise for families with lots of cubs or for a reunion of friends. With 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a kitchen with a large island and washer/dryer, the entire pack will fit here comfortably. Each bedroom has a queen bed. The L-shaped covered porch overlooks a quiet wooded area. A firepit directly out the back door is a prime area for private socializing. Sleeps up to 8 people; air-conditioned and heated. $300/night. Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

A4 - Brother Bear's Bunkhouse

Brother Bear’s is an updated twist on a classic bunkhouse, with a river view! The open-style cabin sleeps up to 5 people, with a queen bed, built-in twin bunk beds, and a twin bed in the loft. Overstuffed chairs and a standing shower complete the modern rustic feel. A welcoming front porch with a bench for people watching is complemented by an additional side deck with firepit and grill. Conveniently located next door to Mama Bear’s Mini Mart, which serves breakfast every Saturday morning. Air-conditioned and heated. $150/night. Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

B1 - Fozzie Bear's Cabin | B2 - Sugar Bear's Cabin | B3 - Honey Bear's Cabin

Our dry sleeping cabins are an upgrade from primitive campsites. This trio has 2 queen beds, sleeping up to 4 people total. The cozy cabins are conveniently located a short walk from clean restrooms and hot showers behind the main office (facing the playground). These cabins have a table and chairs, covered porch and deck, grill and firepit. Air-conditioned; no heat. $100/night, minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

C1 - Pooh Bear's Cabin | C2 - Yogi Bear's Cabin | C3 - Boo-boo's Cabin

Our dry sleeping cabins are an upgrade from primitive campsites. This trio has 1 queen bed and 1 twin bed each, sleeping up to 3 people total. The cozy cabins are conveniently located a short walk from clean restrooms and hot showers behind the main office (facing the playground). All cabins have a table and chairs and a cozy porch. These cabins share a communal firepit and grill. Air-conditioned; no heat. $50/night,  minimum 2 night stay on the weekends.

D1-8 Grizzly Ridge

Grizzly Ridge is ideal for gregarious groups who travel in a pack. The two-story complex features 8 individual dry rooms with a firepit and grills in a shared community area. All rooms except one have 2 queen beds plus a table and two chairs; the last room has 4 twin beds. Sleeps up to 4 people eachEach room is air conditioned; no heat. Restrooms and hot showers are conveniently located down the covered staircase next to Mama Bear’s Mini Mart. $75/night ea.  Minimum 2 night stay on the weekends

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  • D1 – Located on the second floor facing the front; 2 queen beds.

  • D2 – Located on the second floor facing the front; 2 queen beds.

  • D3 – Located on the second floor with a river view; 2 queen beds.

  • D4 – Located on the second floor with a river view; 2 queen beds.

  • D5 – Located on the first floor near the stairs to the showers; 2 queen beds.

  • D6 – Located on the first floor with a river view; 2 queen beds.

  • D7 – Located on the first floor with a river view; 2 queen beds.

  • D8 – Located on the first floor near the firepit; 4 twin beds.