23 Useful Camping Gifts That Will Guarantee Happy Campers

Updated on July 14, 2022 Updated on Jul 14, 2022
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    Looking for a gift for that outdoorsy person in your life? We have got your back. Let’s take on the great outdoors together with some of the coolest camping gifts and gear we found.

  1. Reversible Napsack Camo
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    This Reversible Napsack comes in many colors, subtle or bold, all while maintaining consistent insulation of your Camp Vibes.

    Perfect for the campfire, couch, or tailgate, this wearable sleeping bag keeps you cozy in all conditions. Our unique zippered shoulders allow the free use of your arms, and the drawcord bottom can be opened and used to shorten for standing or walking.

  3. Luci Inflatable Solar Light
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    Completely solar-powered, Luci Outdoor 2.0 keeps you out of the dark, no matter how far off the grid you go. It now has more light settings, it’s brighter than ever and longer-lasting than the previous generation of Luci Outdoor.

    Just as lightweight, waterproof and durable it collapses down to just 1 inch, giving you plenty of room for all your camping, hiking, climbing, kayaking or do-anything gear.

  5. Cast Iron Camp Fire Tripod
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    Heavy-duty solid steel construction and nickel-plated chain with ‘S’ hook for easy cooking height adjustment. Sturdy 3-leg design for maximum stability. Excellent for hanging Dutch ovens, teapots, coffee pots, etc. over a cooking fire. Complete your gift with a dutch oven so they can make the best meals in the middle of nowhere.

    Also works great for hanging lanterns, suspending water jugs, drying clothes, and many other uses. Safe, easy setup, and storage.

  7. A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival
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    All the survival gear in the world isn’t going to help you if you don’t know how to use it. Penned by survivalist expert Dave Canterbury, Bushcraft 101: A Field Guide to the Art of Wilderness Survival aims to make sure you know your craft.

    Even if you’re not escaping the apocalypse, but instead heading out into the backcountry to escape modern life for a few days, this is an indispensable guide for your outdoor travels.

  9. Pocket Chainsaw
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    Watch out firewood. This 3′ saw rips through limbs and roots in seconds. Our world-class quality saw is extremely lightweight, portable, flexible, and destroys a 3″ limb in less than 10 seconds!

    This saw is designed to cut through hardwood easily in tight places and is specially treated to help prevent rust and corrosion. Can be used by anyone!

  11. Camping Popcorn Popper
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    Making popcorn while camping is mandatory. Over a wood fire, charcoal, or gas grill, it quickly makes 3 quarts of popcorn in just 4-5 minutes. Perfectly located steam vents allow moisture to escape during popping for a light and fluffy batch every time.

    Pair your Outdoor Popcorn Popper with a Popcorn Kernel and Seasoning Sets for a themed gift basket.

  13. The Hoboroll
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    Keep their stuff organized during any trip & prevent random small items from hiding in odd corners of their backpack. It’s a real time saver when on the go. Internal segments mean you can pack quickly and find gear quickly – keeping everything how you packed it, instead of all over the place.

    This clever packing organizer keeps your gear in one place, like a traditional organizer, but separated out into compartments so that each item is easier to retrieve.

  15. Outdoor Online Courses
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    Yes, that does sound like an oxymoron. Learn about cooking, climbing, navigation to photography, and writing right from home. Browse the material on your phone, laptop, or tablet—wherever you have an internet connection. Learn anywhere and revisit course material whenever you need it.

  17. The Campout Cookbook
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    Forget freeze-dried noodles! This book will tempt them with campfire recipes for more than 75 dishes including skillet pizzas, stews, chilies, and hearty breakfasts to fuel a day of hiking. Recipes include both make-ahead meals and meals to be cooked at the campsite. 

  19. Solar Charging Panels


    When they are out enjoying the great outdoors, they can enjoy the perk of free limitless power. Simply spread out the solar panels to start recharging your gadgets so they never run out of juice. 

  21. Outdoor Cooking Set
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    OuterEQ 8pcs Lightweight Outdoor Camping Hiking Cookware Backpacking Cooking Picnic Bowl Pot Pan Set It is suitable for camping, hiking, backpacking, picnic, and other outdoor activities. Lightweight and extremely durable anodized aluminum perfect for camping backpacking.

  23. Kindling Cracker Firewood Kindling Splitter
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    If you need to create kindling for your campfire, wood stove, fireplace, or pizza oven and you don’t want to risk injury by using an ax, the Kindling Cracker is just what you need. Made in Australia with an award-winning, patented design, it’s the safer, faster, and easier way to make the best kindling for your fire.

    All you have to do is place a log inside and hit it with a mallet, which takes way less energy and skill than a standard splitting ax.

  25. Colemen Classic Propane Stove
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    They could cook breakfast, lunch, and dinner on a stove that packs up easily. Just light it up and dial in your heat with the two independently adjustable burners and you can be cooking over 20,000 BTUs of power in no time.

    The cooking surface offers plenty of room to fit a 12-in. and 10-in. pan simultaneously. When the meal is over, the chrome-plated grate removes for simple and quick cleanup.

  27. Topographic Map Can Glass 
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    These are not useful for camoing but still a great gift for people who love the great outdoors. This hand-printed set of can glasses features a section of Yellowstone National Park. Complete with elevations, names, mountains, and other geographic locations! Glasses are manufactured in the USA. Hand printed in our Estes Park studio.

  29. Fold Up Chairs


    This Deluxe Steel Portable Outdoor Camping Chair with Carrying Bag is a perfect camping gift. Ergonomically designed for comfort, stability, and durability. Open panels on each side for style and air circulation and convenient storage pocket/cup holder. Quick and easy to set up and store.

  31. Trail Markers
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    It’s easy to get lost when you’re hiking, hunting, and exploring the wild outdoors. These clip-on trail markers offer a way to easily and quickly mark any path you took, with a two-color yellow-and-orange construction that makes it stand out from its surroundings during the day, all while lighting up like a neon sign when you hit it with the beam of your flashlight while finding your way back to camp at night.

  33. Outdoor Survival Ammo Can
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    Softened by summoning private taxis via iPhones, air-conditioned cubicles, and the bounty of Costco foods- the general population today would balk at eating squirrels. Get them an Outdoor Survival Can filled with premium energy-packed snacks so they can go get your first squirrel.

    This tin is equipped with the carefully selected survival essentials we’ve packed into a watertight, decommissioned .30 caliber ammo can so that when worst comes to worst, you’re ready to go. 

  35. Camping Pillow
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    This Camp Pillow is made with 4-channel fiberfill and won’t lose its loft even though it compresses small for packing. The wide pillow has a brushed P5 poly hi-count surface that won’t stick to you or become clammy.

    The pillow comes with an envelope-style pillowcase that is a washable 100% flannel with a double-brushed finish for softness.

  37. Wireless Portable Speaker
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    Bring music to your adventures with a compact, rugged, and easily carried speaker that can be strapped to any bag. Anti-clip technology gives better sound for its size. When you want more just pull it open. Music lasts for half day.

  39. Good-To-Go Food Packs
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    Craving pad thai while you are out in the wilderness? Maybe you’re buying a camping gift for a foodie who loves to hike. These delicious dehydrated camping foods will have their mouth-watering. 

    Give them everything they need to enjoy a hot and delicious meal just by adding hot boiling water. Keep them fueled for the next day of hiking. 

  41. Sea To Summit Pocket Shower
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    Hang up Sea To Summit’s Pocket Shower at base camp and treat themselves to a warm shower or cool rinse at the end of a long hike. Shower zips into a three-by-six-inch pouch, so there’s really no excuse to be stinky on their next camping trip.

    The durable 10-liter Pocket Shower won’t leak, and the twist spout adjusts the flow of water from a trickle to a free-flowing shower.

  43. Cooler With Picnic Table And Chairs
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    This is our cooler. It is perfect for a trip to the beach, a trip to the park, or a backyard party. You can keep your lunches and drinks cool on ice in the insulated main compartment. The sides unfold to create a perfect picnic table and includes two folding stools.

    Features large, wide wheels and a trolley handle, which make it easily transportable.

  45. Expedition Shoe Lights
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    Adventure Awaits! As night falls, lighting a safe path for you on wooded trails or on the way back to home base is vital. These Expedition Shoe Lights are a valuable asset, allowing you to light the way without a flashlight, keeping your hands free for other important tasks. 

    I hope you found some awesome gadgets to make a unique camping gift!