29 Awesome Ideas For Father’s Day Camping Gifts (2023)
These are awesome camping gifts for Father’s Day! Mark your calendar, this year Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18, 2023. These camping gifts for dad make it easy to find the perfect present for the guy who has everything.
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1. HitchSafe Key Vault
A durable locking compartment conveniently located on his hitch is the perfect present for the outdoor loving dad who doesn’t want to carry his cash, cards or keys while experiencing the outdoors.
2. 2-in-1 Supercharger Portable Solar Phone Charger & Lantern
This is one of the brightest lanterns … Make sure he’s wearing sunglasses with dark lenses the first time he uses it! LOL On its highest setting this lantern produces over 300 lumens! And, it will charge his phone too!
PackLite Hero 2-in-1 Supercharger | Portable Solar Phone Charger & Lantern
3. Lock Laces For Boots
He’ll never have to lace-up or tie his boots again! These cool lock laces essentially turn his hiking boots into slip-ons! Outdoorsmen (and women) LOVE these things!
Lock Laces For Boots Premium Heavy Duty Elastic No Tie Boot Laces
4. Solar Charger 25000mAh Power Bank
With 4 solar panels this high-tech fast-charging external battery pack is convenient. The Dual 2.1A output USB compatible device can charge his smartphone and tablet out in the wilderness.
Solar Charger 25000mAh, Power Bank With 4 Solar Panels
5. Wood Burning & USB Charging Camping Stove
He can start a small fire, cook dinner and charge his phone with this handy gadget.
BioLite CampStove 2 Wood Burning & USB Charging
6. Extreme Heat Resistant BBQ Gloves
These are so much better than a hot pad to hold a hot pot, skillet or grill grate! He’ll use this present in the great outdoors and in the backyard!
BBQ Gloves, 1472 Degree F Heat Resistant Silicone Non-Slip Long Gloves
7. I’d Rather Be Camping Funny Socks
What outdoorsy dad would not absolutely love these cute socks? LOL
I’d Rather Be Camping Funny Socks
8. YETI Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler
The best Father’s Day gift ideas are built to last a lifetime. He’s going to love this rugged cooler with a handle and wheels.
YETI Tundra Haul Portable Wheeled Cooler
9. Inside Cooler Lid Light
For YEARS this has been one of the most popular Christmas gifts for campers. It automatically turns on and off as the cooler lid is opened and closed.
Coghlan’s Inside Cooler Lid Light
10. U.S. National Parks Scratch-Off Map Poster
This scratch-off map of the United States National Parks is perfect for the happy camper who has big travel plans on his bucket list. The poster fits in a 16”x20” frame.
U.S. National Parks Scratch-Off Map Poster
11. JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
The whole family will enjoy the quality sound that comes from this compact speaker.
JBL FLIP 5 Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker
12. Fishing Pole Hot Dog & Marshmallow Campfire Roaster
This is one of my favorite recommendations in our Father’s day gift guide. He’ll just “jig it” to flip the food he’s roasting.
Fishing Pole Hot Dog & Marshmallow Campfire Roaster
13. Lightweight & Portable Campfire
This is the perfect gift for outdoor dads who like campfires but don’t like hauling wood or cleaning ashes.
Lightweight & Portable Campfire
14. LifeStraw 2-Stage Integrated Filter Straw Water Bottles
Remember those blue straws that would let you drink from a natural water source while filtering out the stuff that could make you sick? Well, here’s the new version of the filter inside a 22 oz. bottle!
LifeStraw 2-Stage Integrated Filter Straw Water Bottles
15. Outdoor Adventure Spork Multi-Tool
This thing can be used as a spoon, fork, bottle opener, screwdriver and has 3 hex wrench holes!
Outdoor Adventure Spork Multi-Tool
16. Appalachian Trail Hiking Map T-Shirt
This map t-shirt is perfect for dads who are planning to hike the iconic Appalachian Trail.
AT Logo Appalachian Trail Hiking Map T-Shirt
17. SUUNTO MC-2 NH USGS Mirror Compass
This is no ordinary compass! It is perfect for professionals and serious hikers who want precise directional measurement. It is available in Northern Hemisphere or Global styles and has configuration options including USGS UTM scales, Metric UTM scales and inch ruler, Imperial scales or Metric scales and inch ruler.
SUUNTO MC-2 NH USGS Mirror Compass
18. Solar Power Bank 36000mAh Battery Pack
Not every getaway can be completely offline. When he needs to keep his electronics charged, he’ll be happy you gave him this powerful solar power bank!
Solar Power Bank 36000mAh Battery Pack
19. Ultimate Tactical Knife With Fire Starter, Sharpener & Knife Sheath
Knives are a great gift idea, especially when they include a fire starter, sharpener and knife sheath.
Ultimate Tactical Knife With Fire Starter, Sharpener & Knife Sheath
20. 2-Person Inflatable Kayak Set
Dad can enjoy water sports with mom in this inflatable kayak built for 2!
2-Person Inflatable Kayak Set With Aluminum Oars & High Output Air Pump
21. Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker Gift Set
This is one of the best camping gifts for men who enjoy their martinis shaken, not stirred!
Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker Gift Set
22. Oversized Hammock Camping Rocker Chair
With a weight limit of 300 pounds, this heavy-duty rocker is perfect for big and tall men.
Heavy Duty Adjustable Swinging Oversized Hammock Camping Rocker Chair
23. Beer Mug With Built-In Bottle Opener
What beer-drinking dad would not want a bottle opener built right into his mug?
Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulation Beer Mug With Built-In Bottle Opener
24. Heavy-Duty Portable Chair
This portable camp chair is made for big guys with a 500 pound weight capacity. It has 2 cup holders, a mesh side pocket and a tote bag with a shoulder sling for easy transportation.
LivingXL 500-lb. Capacity Heavy-Duty Portable Chair
25. Hydro Flask Day Escape Soft Cooler Travel Bag Backpack
This is one of those purchases that gets traction! He’ll love the ease of carrying cold food and drinks in this comfortable backpack cooler.
Hydro Flask Day Escape Soft Cooler – Reusable Travel Bag Backpack – Insulated, Waterproof, BPA-Free, Non-Toxic
26. Collapsible Cutting Board/Colander/Dish Tub
The awesome thing about folding gear is the way it can neatly be stacked on shelves when he gets home. This multi-purpose tool can be used as a cutting board, colander or dish washing tub!
Collapsible Cutting Board, Foldable Chopping Board With Colander, Multifunctional Kitchen Vegetables Washing Basket Silicone Dish Tub
27. Peak Refuel Quick Prep Meals & Snacks
He won’t need pliers to open a can of food if he forgets his can opener. These freeze dried meals come in pouches, he just opens the bag, adds water and he’s eating almost-gourmet food! In addition to breakfast and dinner meals, there are options to satisfy his sweet tooth, like cookie bites and brownie bites!
Peak Refuel Traverse Pack | Freeze Dried Backpacking and Camping Survival Food | Variety Meal Pouches | Amazing Taste | High Protein | Real Meat | Quick Prep
DIY Gifts For Dad
Some of the best gifts are homemade items that come from the heart. Young kids can make these!
28. DIY Dryer Lint Fire Starters
These are easy and fun to make. Especially with the trivia questions about Smokey Bear!
29. Retro Camper Painted Rock
Paint his favorite color scheme on a rock and put his name on the camper’s license plate!
Meet Dad’s Special Interests With The Perfect Father’s Day Camping Gifts
Camping Board Games
Is your dad a board game player? These are the best board games for camping he will totally enjoy playing on his next trip!
Propane is one of the most popular fuel sources for campers. The best propane camping gear also makes fantastic gift ideas for Father’s Day!
Uniquely Fun Gifts
Is you dad into electronic gadgets, vehicle accessories, campfire gizmos, and camp kitchen equipment? If the answer is yes, here’s where you’ll find really unique camping gifts for him!
This is an epic hand-selected list compiled by my husband who always says, “You just don’t know what you can’t live without!”
Got an RVing dad who loves his rig? These gifts for RV owners are practical, cool and totally fun!
So many dads love tools! Adding a few items to his RV tool kit will make him happy! We have a FREE printable RV Tool Kit Checklist for him too!
Some dads like to totally unplug on camping trips while others like to use their devices. Get him a camping phone charger that will charge his phone without an electrical socket in sight!
Dutch Oven Accessories
Dutch oven cooks are easy to buy for because there are sooooooooo many cool tools for the task! These Dutch oven accessories make great gifts to help him make his signature dish!
Does your dad wonder how to keep bugs away while camping? If so, he’ll love receiving Father’s Day gifts that solve the problem!
Solar Camping Gizmos
Got a camping dad who is into clean energy and likes to hike? He’ll get a charge out of receiving a Solar Charger Backpack as one of his Father’s Day camping gifts!
Get it … “get a charge” … ok, so I’m not a stand-up comedian! But, he really will love this gift!
There are tons of epic solar gadgets that make great camping gifts dad will love in our Solar Products For Camping post.
Is your dad more of a basic American flag kind of guy or a Personalized ‘This is How We Roll’ Flag man?
There are so many options for flag and spinner Father’s Day camping gifts in our Flag Your Camp With Cool Camping Spinners And RV Flags post. He’ll love marking his territory with one of these flags!
Campfire Cooking Equipment
Most camping dads are also grilling dads! They just seem to take over as “head chef” when the camp meal is cooked over the flames of a grill!
Two of the most popular Father’s Day grilling gifts this year are the Deluxe Grill Set which has a convenient carrying case for transportation to the campsite and the 3-in-1 Folding Grill Tools that is perfect for MacGyver grilling men types!
You’ll find tons more Father’s Day BBQ gifts in our Campfire Cooking Equipment You Can’t Live Without post!
Does your dad ever set-up or tear-down camp in the dark? If so, he will be one of the THOUSANDS of guys who love this INSANELY POPULAR and super bright LED Headlamp!
It is one of the most practical Father’s Day camping gifts you can give him … and, he will love it! We have a wide variety of campsite lighting gifts for dad in our Best Camping Lights For Lighting Your Campsite post.
Personalized Camping Gifts
Personalized gifts are always extra special and make really unique Fathers Day camping gifts for dads! The Personalized Pakkawood Handle Engraved Pocket Knife is a really popular gift this year.
Not only is it a great looking knife with dad’s name engraved on it … it also is a really useful tool for around camp and at home!
Another favorite is the Personalized Cotton Camping Sack with “Dad’s Camping Kit” on the front of the bag. We have tons of other ideas for Father’s Day camping gifts in our Personalized Camping Gifts For RV And Tent Campers post.
Camping Couples Gifts
Thinking dad may enjoy a gift for two? Our Camping Gifts Couples Will Love post has tons of cool gift ideas for couples who camp together!
The Mr. and Mrs. Can Coolers Koozies are fun for the campsite and Fathers Day camping gifts for him to share with the love of his life!
Generators are pretty expensive and the requirements for them are different for each camping situation so unless dad has a specific generator on his “camping gifts wish list”, you probably want to stay away from giving him one for Fathers Day.
What is a better option from our Best Quiet Generators For Camping post is a power inverter.
Gifts For New Tent Campers
If your dad is a total newbie to tent camping, he might need some basic gear to get him started. You’ll find lots of ideas for Fathers Day camping gifts for him in our Camping Gear List For First Time Campers post.
Gifts For New RVers
For guys who are new to RV camping there are tons of little gadgets that will make great Fathers Day camping gifts for him in our RVing Tips For Beginners: Enjoying The Maiden Journey post.
Camping Gift Wrap Ideas
Don’t forget to wrap your Father’s Day camping gifts in a fun way too! Check out our Fun Camping Wrapping Paper And Creative Gift Wrap Ideas post for inspiration!
Fathers Day Camping Gifts Timing
Father’s Day is the third Sunday in June so give yourself enough time if you are giving dad personalized Fathers Day camping gifts or if you are not going to be with him in person and you will be sending camping gifts for him across the miles!
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