The Local Hiker

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We are a locally owned business in downtown Spartanburg South Carolina that specializes in hiking, backpacking and camping supplies. 
We are here to help you get the most from your outdoor experiences.

We look forward to seeing you in the store and helping you plan
your next outdoor adventure!  

Hours of operations

Who we are

173 E. Main Street    
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 764-1651
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173 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29306
(864) 764-1651
Follow Us, Like Us & Sign Up Email

10 am - 7 pm

9 am - 7 pm


Upcoming Events

Disc Golf Workshop!

April 18th @ 9AM

Want to learn more about disc golf? Not even sure what disc golf is? Come join our staff at the Wofford College course on April 18th @ 9AM for a small clinic and then a round of disc golf right after! Make sure you sign up at the store or just email us at and put Disc Golf in the subject line. We will have some discs available that day for use so don't let not having any discs stop you! We look forward to seeing you there!

The Ultimate Hike is being held May 16th on The Foothills Trail. It is an awareness/fund raising effort for CureSearch for childhood cancer. The hike will consists of 28.3 miles in one day. Registration is required for this hike through This hike is not being organized by The Local Hiker, we just want to do our part in supporting their effort to bring in hikers/fundraisers.

Misc. Information

Weekly Sale

We are adding new items to our sale weekly as we make room for new spring items! Make sure you come by and check them out!   

Chaco sandals are here!  We heard your request last spring and have brought in kid sizes in addition to men and women's. Lots of great new colors to choose from!

Got an upcoming hiking or camping trip for your group? We'd be happy to help!  If you would like to bring your group in for a "custom" class based on your needs for a trip, let us know.  You can call the store or e-mail us at for more information.

Check out the links above to see two awesome videos
Ridge Runner Media did for us. Clicking our logo will take you to a video that's all about our store. The one year later picture will take you to a video that highlights each of the three businesses from Spartanburg's 2013 Main Street Challenge!

Make sure you connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

Thanks and we look forward to seeing you soon! 

The Local Hiker

Backpacker Magazine’s “Get Out More Tour”

May 26th at 6pm The Local Hiker will be hosting Backpacker Magazine’s crew for a seminar.  The event is free and open to anyone who would like to attend. From beginner hikers to experienced ones, this event will have something for everyone!
You can sign up at  or in the store. There will be lots of door prizes and give aways, this is going to be an awesome event.  We are their only stop in the upstate!