Film and Photo Location

The Cabins at Sandy Mush Bald are an iconic mountaintop location with aesthetic Appalachian cabins, world-class campsites, aesthetic trails, and 500 private acres of land including 40 acres of private mountaintop meadows which are colloquially referred to as balls. The cabins, campsites and balds are all accessible with 4×4 vehicles to haul gear and equipment. The property features spectacular sunrise and sunset views overlooking the Great Smoky and Blue Ridge Mountains, incredibly dark night skies and a wildly biodiverse and photogenic ecosystem. Our owner, Lisa Long Adler, has an extensive history in the film industry and is ready to help your crew dial-in logistics. If you’re looking for rustic cabins and wild mountain landscapes for your filming needs, The Cabins at Sandy Mush Bald is your location.