Bear Creek Lakes Elliott Branch Cabins

Bear Creek Lakes offer resort cabins, sleeping up to 8 persons for the larger units. All units offer the comforts of home including central air and complete kitchens. Pricing starts at $85 per night plus tax.  One unit is handicap accessible. 

Bear Creek Lakes Elliott Branch Cabins is part of the Bear Creek Development Authority, a system of four lakes and surrounding woodlands offering trophy fishing, boating, sand beaches, swimming, group pavilions, canoeing, hunting and five campgrounds. The four lakes (Cedar Creek, Little Bear, Upper Bear and Bear Creek) are rated among some of the cleanest recreational waters in the South. A 30-mile canoe float stream is located between Upper Bear and Big Bear Reservoirs.The five campgrounds are open Mid-March through Mid-October and the lakes are open year round.

An annual permit of $25 is required and offers unlimited use of all camping, fishing, swimming, hunting, picnic tables and boating areas. Or a $10 for a three consecutive day permit pass or a daily permit of $4 are available.



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Latitude: 34.445136 Longitude: -87.966668 Elevation: 723 ft
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Lodging Style and Amenities

There are a total of 11 cabins situated on a peninsula extending into Little Bear Creek Reservoir. Each cabin features a natural rock exterior and hardwood floors.

One bedroom cabins contain a king bed and two bedroom cabins have a king bed and a full bed. All cabins have central heating/air conditioning, charcoal grill, outside electrical outlets, a full kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven, coffee maker, cookware, silverware, cooking utensils and dishwashing gel, living room with satellite television, wireless internet and a porch with scenic views of the lake.  There is one pier for every two cabins for enjoying the beautiful lake.

Season Open

Open year-round

Rate Range

$90.25 to 137.50 per night

ADA Accessibility Notes

One cabin is handicap accessible.


We have been to these cabins once and loved them but want the ones on the left side this time. Any availability Dec 23-26? Son coming in from Texas and we thought we would rent a two bedroom but i want full view of water. Ms. Pierce, you will need to contact Elliott Branch directly for reservations. Please call (256) 332-0058.

Cissy Pierce, 11/11/2018

How much will two nights for a two bedroom cabin ? Rates can be found at

Lorie, 6/9/2019

How much is the cabin that has two bedroom for two nights? Rates can be found at, 6/9/2019

Do you have any openings for the 12th and 13 of this month prefer a 2 room cabin You need to contact the Bear Creek Lakes directly at 877 367-2232 for information regarding rentals.

Bobby wilson, 7/1/2019

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Contact Information

Shannon McKinney
1111 County Road 88
Hodges, AL 35571 US
Angie Pierce - Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association
256-350-3519 (Fax)
PO Box 2537
Decatur, AL 35602 US


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