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24 Father’s Day Camping Gifts?

by CampspotterJun 8, 2023
24 Father’s Day Camping Gifts?

If your dad is an outdoor enthusiast who loves spending time in nature, what better way to honor him than with a camping-themed gift? This Father’s Day, go beyond the typical tie or coffee mug and surprise your dad with a present that reflects his passion for the great outdoors. Father’s day camping gifts are not only practical and thoughtful but also offer an opportunity for unforgettable experiences with family and friends. Whether your dad is a seasoned camper or just starting to explore the wonders of nature, there’s a wide range of camping gear and accessories available that will enhance his outdoor adventures. From innovative gadgets to comfortable camping essentials, the options are endless.

In this blog post, we’ll dive into the world of Father’s Day camping gifts and highlight some fantastic ideas that are sure to make your dad’s camping trips even more enjoyable. 

1. The Adventurer Koozie by Puffin Drinkwear – $19.95 

A number of Adventurer Koozies on drinks on a table with a river and bridge in the background.

Puffin Drinkwear is a line of personality-infused apparel for your Dad’s drink to wear, keeping beverages chill and looking stylish. They come in a variety of silhouettes that match whatever your dad’s interests are. With adventure vests, flannels, and wine bags, their drinks will be ready for your next adventure.

2. Grill Master Gift Set by Groovy Guys Gifts – $69.99

A wooden box Grill Master Gift Set for father's day with grilling tools on top.

Your dad will be stabbing, flipping, and skewering fine cuts like a magician when he opens up this fantastic case of BBQ tools. This personalized barbecue set will make any butcher proud.  The Grill Master Set set and case comes with a spatula, fork, and tongs. It measures at  19 5/8″ x 5 1/2″.

3. FireCan Deluxe Fire Pit & Grill by Ignik – $299.00

A small fire burns in a Firecan on a stone beach.

This compact and rugged grill and fire pit will help dad grill up his favorite meals in minutes and take his outdoor grilling and chilling game to a whole new level. The FireCan Deluxe is built with a stainless-steel ammo can design for better durability and its compact size makes it incredibly easy to set up and pack away. After cooking, the versatile FireCan Deluxe easily switches over to a warming propane-fueled campfire. What’s better, the FireCan Deluxe makes it safe and easy to have a campfire and outdoor grill, while following burn-ban restrictions and keeping the forest safe.

4. Wood-Smoked BBQ Kit by Cooking Gift Set Co. – $54.99

A box of Wood Chip Smoking Grill Gift Set on top of a grill grate.

If your dad loves cooking over an open flame, this 8-piece kit includes everything he needs to transform his charcoal grill into a campsite smoker. With three different wood varieties to sample, he’ll find his signature smoke that will take any meat, fish and veggie recipe to the next mouthwatering level. 

5. “Happy Camper” Pack by ONX Wines – $74.00

A father's day camping gift, a "happy camper" pack by ONX wines that includes wine, socks, and snacks.

Give your dad the gift of adventure this Father’s Day with the Happy Camper Pack! It includes a bottle of Indie Riot red wine (92 points), perfect for sipping by the campfire under the stars. In addition to the wine, each pack includes:

  • A rugged Coleman brand enamel mug, ready for hot cocoa or coffee in the morning.
  • Comfy Bigfoot-themed socks from Goodly. Made from eco-friendly materials, these socks will keep him warm and dry on his next adventure.
  • Grass-fed beef jerky from Cattaneo Bros. Made with high-quality beef and natural ingredients, perfect fuel for any outdoor activity.
  • A Dad Joke card to make him laugh. It’s the perfect finishing touch to this thoughtful and fun Father’s Day gift pack. 

6. All-Paca™ Sleeping Bag Liner by Appalachian Gear Company – $115.00

A woman sits inside of her All-Paca Sleeping bag liner in an orange tent.

For the backpacking dad, the All-Paca Sleeping Bag Liner is made from 100% alpaca fiber, offering the ultimate comfort in warm weather and adding 15 to 18° of warmth in colder months. It insulates when wet, has a superior warmth-to-weight ratio, and is odor-resistant, durable, and easy to clean. With its square shape, it fits various bags, weighs 16 ounces, and measures 64” x 31”.

7. Mesh Hiker Hat by Stormy Kromer – $95.00 

A man sits in the sunshine in a mesh hiker hat.

This easy, breezy brimmed hiker is perfect for sunny days fishing on the lake or exploring miles of trails. The 2 ½ brim shields your eyes from glare, the mesh helps you stay cool, and the handy chin cord keeps it with your Dad wherever he goes. 

8. On-the-Go 22 Tabletop Griddle with Hood by Blackstone at Camping World – $210.00

For the dad who loves to cook for the group, this tabletop griddle lets dad cook all his favorites from pancakes to steaks to stir fry and more. The two independently controlled heat zones offer full control for simultaneous low and high heat cooking, meaning it’s not just s’mores on the menu.

9. CURRENT Sandal by KURU – $135.00

The CURRENT Sandal by KURU in a grey-green color, one sandal stacked on top of the other.

The CURRENT sandal is not only perfect for hiking, but is ideal for evenings by the campfire. They’re easy to clean with a water-friendly design, and made with fast-drying material so Dad doesn’t have to worry while on the road. They are also built with sturdy, long-lasting traction. Built-in arch support helps keep Dad’s feet pain-free.

10. heat it™ Insect Bite Solution for iPhone and Android by heat it – $39.95

A runner wearing bright sneakers applies their heat it phone device to a bug bite on the back of their calf.

Does your dad have a solution for everything? Give him one more! This innovative smartphone-powered insect bite gadget has taken Europe by storm and it’s now available in the United States, offering a high-tech solution, battery-free, itch relief device designed by German engineers. The heat it insect bite healer offers immediate, long-lasting relief from itching and pain caused by bites and stings from mosquitoes, bees, wasps, horseflies, and more. Simply plug heat it into your phone, place it on your bite, and say goodbye to swelling and itching forever!

11. The Phoenix Polarized Sunglasses by Valley Rays – $100.00

Two pairs of sunglasses are stacked resting on a rock with desert mountain views in the background.

When the family is out camping, hiking, biking, or fishing, the one thing everybody needs this summer is a nice set of shades! And why not have one pair of shades for Dad that he can wear on the trail, on the lake, and while grilling hotdogs and hamburgers for the family. Crystal clear lenses help Dad see the world around him while protecting against harmful UV rays. A comfortable design paired with nose pads means the sunglasses won’t slip off at the worst times like while docking your boat, or unloading your gear, too. 

12. National Park Map Art; Relief Series by Muir Way – $79.00 

A relief map of Acadia National Park framed on a plank wall with a hat, clock, and camera hanging nearby.

Muir Way’s relief map prints are a great way for dads to cherish memories of their favorite campaign trips. Whether it’s a specific national park, mountain range, state, or other destination, Muir Way carries museum-quality relief map prints that are bound to excite any outdoorsman. Designed to be framed, these prints will look great on Dad’s office wall, in the living room, or man cave.

13. Retro Swim Shorts by Saxx – $60.00

A man in sunglasses poised to hit a ping pong ball while wearing blue Retro Swim Shorts by Saxx.

This is a retro-inspired swim short that transcends activities in and out of water. They combine a slim fit liner under a relaxed fit shell for a super-light and quick-dry wear. Available in a variety of fun prints, and 5” and 7” inseams.

14. Premium Skincare and Sunscreen by Xtreme Element – Prices Vary 

Several swipes skincare products  by Xtreme Element lined up on a table with greenery in the background.

Help Dad Live Life Outside with Xtreme Element this summer, an ethically-sourced premium skincare line formulated for outdoor sports enthusiasts. The all-natural brand blends the latest science with the demands of athleticism, road-tested on performance athletes and made for everyone. Dad can reset his skincare routine with a powerhouse line like Skin Hype Serum, SPF30 Sunblock, and Jojoba Hydration for starters to balance the skin’s microbiome and provide the TLC it needs from exposure to outside elements. The brand is committed to a greener world by developing natural, organically plant-based, synthetic-free products that adhere to the highest sustainability standards.

15. Performance Insoles by SOLE – $59.00

A man inserts a Performance Insole by SOLE in his sneaker while sitting on a rock in the grass.

An often overlooked, but extremely impactful, piece of gear..SOLE makes custom-moldable insoles that can be added to any footwear for an instant upgrade to provide the comfort and support needed to go further when exploring, and to recover quicker for more adventures, while preventing injury at the same time. Over 8.5 million pairs sold! They are also certified carbon-negative, meaning they are as eco-friendly as they can get, made from ReCORK recycled wine corks.

16. Chinook OS PFD Life Jacket by NRS – $170.00

Chinook grey and green life jacket with orange trim.

NRS fishing PFDs are meticulously engineered to combine maximum comfort and safety, ensuring a worry-free angling experience. These PFDs are specifically designed with features such as multiple pockets for gear storage, attachment points for tools and accessories, and a tailored fit for unrestricted movement. With their high buoyancy and excellent flotation characteristics, NRS fishing PFDs offer peace of mind for dads (and their families!) while they enjoy their favorite pastime.

17. Backcountry Cocktails by Steven Grasse and Adam Erace; Running PressRecipe Book – $28.00

An overhead shot of the cover of the Backcountry Cocktails book. The book sits on a map on a wooden table and is surrounded by a camera, post cards, matches, and greenery.

Backcountry Cocktails is more than just another cocktail recipe book. Poised as an essential new field guide for outdoors lovers and cocktail enthusiasts alike, the book highlights the intersection of craft cocktails with the great outdoors in a vibrant celebration of good times and good spirits. Each cocktail recipe was specially designed to be packable, batch-able, portable, and friendly to all skill levels. Along with over 40 cocktail recipes perfect for all skill levels, with some drawing foraged ingredients directly from the nature around you, Backcountry Cocktails is bolstered by camp-side culinary creations, portable and packable recipes, and tips and tricks for surviving the wilderness.

18. Quechua 2 Second Easy Fresh & Black Waterproof Pop Up Camping Tent 2 Person by Decathlon – $229.00

This is seriously the easiest tent to pitch and tear down and let’s face it, Dad’s not getting any younger (no offense, Dad!) Send him on a good ole boys trip and while his buddies are struggling to get their poles out of the sleeve, all Dad will need to do is lay out the tent and pull on the two side chords and voila! Camping. The innovation in this tent doesn’t end there, though. Constructed with Decathlon’s proprietary Fresh & Black technology, the tent blocks out 99% of the sun’s rays keeping the tent cooler, while also encouraging you to sleep a little longer after a late night around the fire.

19. The Wanderr by OME Gear – $399.00

A camper pulls their Wanderr along a pier with water and boats in the background.

The 5 in 1 transforming Wanderr by OME Gear is the perfect unique gift for that special dad in your life this Father’s Day. With the Wanderr, Dad can load up to 150 lbs. of gear from the car and easily haul it to the campsite. Then once unloaded, The Wanderr quickly transforms into multiple seating options including a higher camping chair, a lower to the ground chair, a reclinable lounger, and a camping cot. One durable product, multiple functions with all terrain wheels that will go anywhere your Dad can go!

20. On the Go Traverse Cooler Backpack by Oniva – $49.95

A hiker squats on a desert rock with the sun in the background to adjust the drinks in their On the Go Travers Cooler Backpack.

The On the Go Traverse Cooler Backpack is a soft cooler bag that is perfect for hikes on camping trips. This is a fully insulated cooler backpack that will keep Dad’s beverages cold while he hikes, bikes, and enjoys the outdoors. Plus, it can hold 28 cans so rest assured, no one will go thirsty! 

21. Large Dopp Kit | Navy Nylon by R. Riveter – $98.00

An overhead shot of a Large Dopp Kit in navy blue with a sample of items that might be stored inside such as a phone, sunglasses, and pen.

This bag makes a great toiletry bag for your Dad on the go and is a breeze to clean. Fashioned to last, components are crafted by independent military spouses in their homes around the nation, and shipped to R.Riveter’s FabShop to be assembled into a one-of-a-kind product.

22. Makalu FX Carbon Trekking Poles by LEKI – $229.00

A hiker walks over a rock formation while wearing a green backpack and using Makalu FX Carbon Trekking Poles by LEKI.

Makalu FX Carbon folding carbon trekking pole helps keep Dad upright and reduces impact on his joints, allowing him to stay out on the trail longer. These lightweight poles weigh just 8.9 oz per pole and feature the Aergon Air Thermo grip with rubberized top for comfort and control. They’re adjustable from 110-130cm via SpeedLock 2, the strongest external pole locking system on the market, and they’re easy to dissemble by the push of a button and stow in a day pack when not in use (folds down to under 16″).

23. The Barnacle Pro Golf Waterproof Outdoor Speaker by Speaqua – $70.00

These waterproof speakers with suction cups allow Dad to enjoy music anywhere. Simply suction the speaker to a golf cart, shower, garage, closet door or anywhere else in the house! And with the ability to store up to 2,000 songs directly on the speaker, you don’t need wifi or a phone to enjoy music so it’s perfect for your next camping adventure. Features include: shock proof, dust/sand proof, 5-8 hour battery life and floatable.

24. Camping Journals and RV Log Books by LuvSkyy Outdoors – $18.00

A great father's day camping gift, a green Camping Journal by LuvSkyy Outdoors is open to view sample pages inside.

For the organized dad (or the one who wants to be!), get him the ultimate camping and RV journal and log book! Whether he’s a seasoned camper or just starting out, this journal is the perfect companion for all his outdoor adventures. He can record his adventures and cherish memories with this logbook. LuvSkyy’s camping journals are the perfect way to track where he’s been, where he wants to go, and what to pack. The campsite diary uses a combination of prompts and lined note space to help him remember, share, and plan to revisit favorite spots or avoid sites altogether on his next adventure.

So, go ahead and make this camping an epic one with father’s day camping gifts . Let the spirit of adventure and the joy of the outdoors be the guiding forces as you select the perfect camping gift for your dad. Happy Father’s Day to all the incredible dads out there who continue to inspire us with their love for nature and the great outdoors!