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Day Hiking Retreats in The Smoky Mountains at The Hive

One of the best things about the Smoky Mountains is the endless hiking! We would love to host your family, group, or meet new people at one of our day hiking retreats!

What's Included

Lodging

  • 3 Nights at The Hive Lodge
  • The Perfect Long Weekend Escape
  • Additional Shuttle Vehicle Available
  • Longer Stays and Hiking Options Available
  • Custom bedroom configuration available for couples and singles
  • Retreat Total Per Person for 6 Couples
  • $180
  • **Pricing will slightly vary depending on the number of guests. If a shuttle is needed there will be an additional cost.
  • Optimized for 6-9 Couples. We can accomodate more or less with singles mixed in.

Hiking Options

  • Deep Creek Trail from Clingman's Dome Rd - 14mi
  • Mt LeConte via The Boulevard - 14mi
  • Road to Nowhere to Forney Creek Loop - 8mi
  • Cessna Plane Crash Hike -
  • Lonesome Pine Overlook - 7mi
  • Charlies Bunion and The Jumpoff - 8mi
  • Retreat Total Per Person for 9 Couples
  • $163
  • **Pricing will slightly vary depending on the number of guests. If a shuttle is needed there will be an additional cost. price for above 6 couples includes an additional cabin on property!
  • Optimized for 6-9 Couples. We can accomodate more or less with singles mixed in.

Food

  • Breakfast Quiche and/or Bagels and Fruit
  • BBQ Dinner from Haywood Smokehouse
  • Cookout evening by the fire pit.
  • Free day and evening for going out to a local brewery or restaurant.
  • Pack your own lunches and snacks for hiking days.
sunny Spring sunrise at the Hive Lodge large group cabin rental

The Hive Lodge

Sleeps 18

6 Room

5 Bath

Our large group and family lodge capable of sleeping multiple families with breathtaking views of Waterrock Knob and Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This mountain cabin in NC is a pet friendly as well.

  • an old cessna plane crash in the Smoky Mountains

    Cessna Plane Crash Hike

  • long range mountain views of Tennessee from the Jumpoff Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

    Hike to the Jumpoff

  • morning fog with sun light rays shining through at The Hive Lodge

    Mornings at the Hive Lodge

  • hikers backpack on the trail by a trail distance and directions sign

    Deep Creek Hike

Further Details

The Hive is a perfect base camp for our hiking retreats. Optimized for a large family or 6 couples with our current 6 bedroom layout. We have a minimum of 10 persons for our hiking retreats. Some hikes will require us to shuttle to a drop-off and end point. We can utilize vehicles we have for this when time approaches. Each retreat group will be different regarding the type of vehicles. An additional vehicle and/or shuttle is available for a very reasonable cost from Bryson City Outdoors. Holidays and Peak season dates may be excluded from the current offered price above.