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At The Day Hiker, we understand visitors to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park want to explore some of the vast wilderness, wildlife, and historic sites available without having to spend the vacation budget on expensive hiking equipment. We offer quality hiking gear at affordable prices so you can be prepared during your outing. So come visit us in Gatlinburg, TN, or come find great deals online by clicking here.

News & Updates

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National Park news and updates, along with special online and in-store sales, catalog modifications, changes in store hours, and other vital information regarding The Day Hiker can be found here.

Explore the Smokies

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The Day Hiker's owner, Joseph Guenther, has dedicated more than a decade of his spare time exploring hundreds of miles of trails, backcountry wilderness, and little-known points of interested in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Join the "Hike The Smokies" Facebook group to learn about the trails and share your experiences.

Welcome to The Day Hiker!

We’ll post our best deals at The Day Hiker on our front page as we get them in. Our current best deal is our own labeled merino wool hiking socks. We sell 4 pairs of socks for one low price and ship them FREE. If you take advantage of our sock deal, you’ll be able to add any other items from our online store and those will ship FREE along with your socks.

Our merino wool hiking socks come in medium or heavy weight thickness but can be worn in all seasons. Our medium weight socks are only $32 for 4 pair and our heavy Expedition socks are only $39.95 for 4 pair and shipping is FREE. If you have a hiker on your gift list you never know what they already have or what they may need, but hikers and outdoors lovers always use and need quality socks for their outdoor adventures. You can’t go wrong with our own hiker logo and made-in-the-USA deal.