Visit our Online Store (Returning Soon)

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If you enjoyed visiting our location at The Village in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, then come see us again online and view our catalog. If you're unable to find what you're looking for on our website, just give us a call at 1-877-DAY-HIKE to place an order by phone.

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. Read about the hikes here before your next visit.

Welcome to The Day Hiker!

If your plans include day hiking, don't hit the trails unprepared. Make 'The Day Hiker' your first stop. We carry a variety of essential day hiking items, camping novelties and outdoor gifts.

At The Day Hiker, we believe in providing all visitors to the Great Smoky National Park with the best possible experience. That's why we're here to ensure that even novice explorers of the outdoors have the basic tools necessary to enjoy nature and everything it has to offer. Whether you want to take a breather from the hustle and bustle of downtown Gatlinburg with a short nature walk, or trek to the top of Mount LeConte, we have the essentials you need to make your Smoky Mountain adventure as enjoyable as possible.

Give us a call at 1-877-DAY-HIKE for questions. You can also explore the rest of our website for our catalog, Smoky Mountain news and updates, and read about some of the trails and special locations within the national park. You can also follow us at

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