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Whether camping is Dad’s entire life or just a small hobby, he deserves an incredible gift that celebrates his love of the outdoors. Thankfully, we have assembled a list of thoughtful camping-themed gifts for Dad so it’s easy for you to find the perfect present.

From essential gear to themed decor, Dad is sure to love one of these gifts! Keep on reading to learn more about these 25 handpicked camping gifts for Dad!

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Best Camping Gifts for Dad

It’s never fun to endlessly search for the perfect gift for Dad. If you’re looking for an amazing camping-themed gift for Dad, look no further. This list contains gift ideas that are roughly $40 to $150.

1. Camping Crock Pot

If Dad is a whiz in the kitchen, he can bring his amazing meals to the campground with this stainless steel camp crock pot. Keeping food at Dad’s preferred temperature, this pot is a great camping tool.

2. Outdoorsman Gift Box

This incredible gift basket is full of essentials for Dad’s outdoor adventures. Items include a firestarter rope, coffee mug, compass carabiner, a survival bracelet, and more!

3. Camping Blanket

This lightweight, insulated blanket is great for cozy nights on the campground, hiking breaks, or even beach days. It comes compressed in its carrying case, making packing easy.

4. Coffee Percolator

If Dad can’t go a day without coffee, this camping coffee pot is the perfect gift for him. It is easy and efficient to use!

5. Camping Fan

Whether it’s in a tent, RV, or cabin, camping can get uncomfortably hot. To avoid the heat, get Dad this portable camping fan. It’s battery-operated and equipped with LED lights for nighttime!

6. Survival/First-Aid Kit

Knowing how to stay safe is a camping must. With this survival kit, Dad will be prepared for any situation that may arise during his camping trip. 

7. Sweatshirt

If Dad is a beer fan, this sweatshirt is sure to put a huge smile on his face. It is super comfortable and features a front pocket that doubles as a can cooler with a built-in bottle opener.

8. Camping Table

This portable camping table is a super practical gift for anyone who likes to play cards, enjoy a meal, or make s’mores while they camp. It is waterproof with anti-slip feet allowing it to stay sturdy in almost any condition.

Luxury Camping Gifts for Dad

If you are looking to spend a little bit more money on a gift, the list below contains fun camp-themed ideas for Dads that are over $150.

9. Heated Camping Chair

With this heated camping chair, Dad can relax and stay warm while he camps. Alongside being super comfortable, this chair is foldable with adjustable temperatures. 

10. Coleman Tent

Help take Dad’s camping experience to the next level with this weatherproof tent. Extra high ceilings, the screened-in porch, and the panoramic windows allow for a more comfortable, spacious environment.

11. Inflatable Kayak Set

Dad can have some fun out on the water with this inflatable kayak! With aluminum oars and a two-person capacity, this kayak is great for exploring new places and having amazing adventures.

12. Night Vision Telescope

Night vision technology will help Dad stay safe while it is dark out. This amazing night vision monocular provides a viewing range of up to 1150 feet, 6x magnification, and can connect to a smartphone.

13. Insulated Backpack Cooler

This insulated cooler is perfect for bringing some beer, water, or soda to the campground. It can hold up to 35 cans and keep them cold for 72 hours.

14. Portable Power Station

This portable power station is a super easy and convenient way for Dad to keep all of his electronics charged while he is camping. Equipped with a lithium-ion battery and solar power technology, this charging station will make Dad’s life a little bit easier.

15. Hiking Backpack

If Dad likes to go on hikes while he camps, this hiking backpack would make an incredible gift! It has tons of compartments and pockets to keep his belongings safe, dry, and within reach!

16. Thule Duffle Bag

This large, weather-resistant duffle bag is great for a fun camping trip. It has a large capacity with padding, internal pockets, and the ability to become a backpack.

Affordable Camping Gifts for Dad

Finding an incredible camping-themed gift for Dad does not have to break the bank. Below are some incredible gifts Dad will appreciate – all for under $40. 

17. Portable Campfire

Dad can bring his love of camping anywhere with this outdoor portable campfire. It is eco-friendly with up to 5 hours of burning time!

18. Bug Zapper

This portable bug zapper will help Dad avoid pesky insects on the campground. It is super easy to use and can double as a camping light.

19. Cutting Board

If Dad loves camping and cooking, this cutting board would be an amazing gift for him. This RV-shaped cutting board is made out of premium bamboo wood that will not dull Dad’s knives.

20. LifeStraw Water Filter

Being equipped with a water filter is super important in case of an emergency. This small water filter removes bacteria and parasites as Dad drinks.

21. S’mores Caddy

One could argue that making s’mores is the best part of camping. This s’mores caddy has all the essentials Dad needs to craft the perfect, delicious s’more. 

22. Camper Shirt

This fun shirt will allow Dad to show off his love of camping. It is lightweight, comfortable, and comes in a variety of colors.

23. Beanie With Light

Dad will never be without light once he puts on this LED beanie. Alongside providing hands-free lighting, this hat is also warm and cozy.

24. Portable Hammock

Lounging in a hammock is a great way to enjoy nature. It is easy to set up and great for sleeping, relaxing, or reading a good book.

25. Bigfoot Multi-tools

Dad is sure to appreciate these practical, bigfoot-shaped multitools. The small tool can be used as a bottle opener, butterfly wrench, screwdriver, and more!

For the Dads can’t get enough time in nature!

From survival equipment to s’mores kits, Dad is sure to love one of these thoughtful gifts. 

You may also want to gift Dad an experience! Take him rock climbing, fishing, canoeing, hunting, or on a full-blown camping trip! Giving Dad an experience is a great way to ensure an amazing time that Dad will remember for years to come.

We hope this list of camping gifts helped you find the giftspiration you need. Good luck finding the perfect present for Dad!