Camping Gifts For Him- 18 Gadget & Gear Ideas To Make His Day

Updated: April 10, 2024
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Are you looking for something special for the man in your life? These camping gifts for him include ideas for every type of outdoorsman. From the rugged adventurer to dads who are occasional weekend warriors.

These top camping gift ideas for men have everything from practical to unique and quirky gifts. This list will help you pick out the perfect camp-themed gift for every man and every occasion!

Top Camping Gift Ideas For Him

1. BÆRSkin Tactical Hoodie 3.0

BÆRSkin Tactical Hoodie 3.0

BÆRSkin Tactical Supply has revolutionized outdoor gear with their BÆRSkin Tactical Hoodie 3.0, setting new standards for comfort and functionality. Born from a quest to address the shortcomings of traditional fleece hoodies in outdoor settings, the company embarked on extensive research and collaboration with gear experts worldwide. Their efforts, combined with input from a passionate community of enthusiasts, have led to the creation of one of the best hoodies in the world.

The BÆRSkin Tactical Hoodie 3.0, available for both men and women, boasts 12 strategically positioned pockets for unparalleled convenience. It's not just for the trails; designed for everyday wear, it offers versatility from work to leisure. Featuring Windsulation technology, the hoodie provides warmth and acts as a shield against harsh winds. Adjustable hood pull tabs, an elastic waistband, and Velcro cuffs ensure a personalized fit.

Whether scaling mountains or strolling the neighborhood, the BÆRSkin Tactical Hoodie 3.0 guarantees comfort and protection.

2. ForeverGiftsusa Titanium Coated Pocket Knife

ForeverGiftsusa Free Engraving - Titanium Coated Stainless Steel Quality Pocket Knife

This fold-up pocket knife comes with the option to get a name engraved on it - at no extra cost! This makes it a perfect camping gift for Father’s Day or for the special man in your life. The knives have an attached clip so they can be worn on the belt.

ForeverGiftsusa Knives would also make great gifts for the groomsmen on a camping weekend-themed bachelors party.

The knife itself is good quality, sturdy, and very sharp. They are made of stainless steel coated in a layer of titanium. Overall decent value for an affordable gift

3. Custom Keychains

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These custom keychains are the ideal gifts for men who relish weekend camping trips with buddies. They ensure keys stay neatly arranged while offering added utilities like a trusty light source, bottle opener, or a carabinerl. The choice of features is all yours to make.

Beyond their functionalities, dive into a world of customization for materials and designs. Choose from metal, acrylic, enamel, leather, or wood, and opt for shapes from classic rounds and rectangles to any unique design of your preference.

Present these bespoke keychains on any special day, be it Father's Day, Christmas, or birthdays.

4. Custom Lanyards


These customer lanyards make excellent gifts for campers who always have a water bottle or sunglasses at hand, serving as convenient holders for both. They're also perfect for securing essentials like cellphones, wallets, ID badges, and keys, ensuring these items are always within reach and safe.

Explore a diverse array of design options on tailored to your specific needs for top-notch lanyards. This platform offers an extensive and personalized selection to cater to your preferences.

5. Coleman Rolling Cooler, 50 Quart Extreme 5-Day Cooler

Coleman Insulated Can Cooler: 50 Quart Xtreme 5 Day Wheeled Cooler | Insulated Cooler with Wheels Keeps Ice for 5 Days | Portable Rolling Hard Cooler

This is the ultimate gift for the man who enjoys camping out on the weekend with friends.

The Coleman 50 Quart Extreme Cooler has a capacity to hold up to 84 cans or a whole lot of food. Depending on how ell its packed, it will keep your stuff ice cold for up to 5 days.

The cooler has a hard body so you can also use it as a seat. I wouldn’t suggest trying to use it as a table as the top is slightly curved. Plus, this cooler has wheels and a pull out handle to move it around easily

6. Oklahoma Joe's Rambler Portable Charcoal Grill

Oklahoma Joe's® Rambler Tabletop Charcoal Grill – 19402088

Everything tastes better when its cooked on the flames. This Oklahoma Joe’s Portable Grill is a very special camping gift for a dad, husband or son that loves to grill.

The 27” grill is made of good quality, durable steel is a convenient size to take on a camping trip. It has an adjustable charcoal grate so you can adapt the heat while you cook. Cleanup is easy with the removable ash tray.

You also have the option to buy it with optional extras. These include a chimney, grill set and cover.

7. Columbia Men’s Powder Lite Jacket

Columbia Men’s Powder Lite Winter Jacket, Water repellent

Columbia men’s powder lite jacket is a fantastic gift for the special man in your life. It is lightweight, stylish and folds small into a backpack or suitcase.

The ‘space blanket’ inner (Omni-heat technology) reflects and traps body heat. This jacket will keep him toasty warm on cold winter camping trips and backpacking adventures.

There is a chin guard at the top of the zipper which also helps prevent beards from getting caught. This Columbia jacket is great quality but, unlike down jackets, it is completely safe to throw in the washing machine.

8. LEADALLWAY Fishing Chair with Cooler

LEADALLWAY Fishing Chair with Cooler Bag Foldable Compact Fishing Stool,Camouflage

A great camping gift for men who enjoy fishing. This fishing chair from LEADALLWAY is foldable and has an attached cooler to store bait/ drinks and snacks.

The seat is on the narrow side but holds up to 280 lbs. Because it’s small, it’s easier to carry than other camp chairs. This makes it a nice gift for a fishing-crazy son. It also works as a seat around the campsite. The chair comes in orange, green or camoflauge.

9. Stanley 1l Stainless Steel Thermos

Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Wide Mouth Bottle - BPA-Free 18/8 Stainless Steel Thermos for Cold & Hot Beverages – Keeps Liquid Hot or Cold for Up to 24 Hours

A Stanley thermos is a great gift for the guy in your life. This insulated thermos will keep liquids hot or cold for about 24 hours. It’s great to take with on camping trips or hikes. He can also use it to take coffee or soup to work or on a road trip

Stanley products are known for being tough. The stainless steel won’t rust and the thermos can be thrown around between vehicles, campsites and backpacks without leaking.

10. Columbia Bora Bora Booney Fishing Hat

Columbia Unisex Bora Bora Booney Fishing Hat, Black, One Size

This outdoor hat from Columbia is a nice fit with a wide brim to maximize sun protection. There is a tight weave mesh window at the back which allows some airflow but still blocks the sun.

The hat is made of nylon with moisture wicking technology that helps prevent sweat build up. Its a one-size fits all hat with a drawstring in the brim to adjust the fit on different head sized. It also has an adjustable chin strap.

Overall a great quality, functional gift for an outdoor lover. You may just want to buy one for yourself!

11. LuminAid PackLite Nova USB Solar Inflatable Waterproof Light

LuminAID Solar Camping Lantern - Inflatable LED Lamp Perfect for Camping, Hiking, Travel and More - Emergency Light for Power Outages, Hurricane, Survival Kits - As Seen on Shark Tank

This is a great lantern for camping that can be recharged by USB or with sunlight. TheLuminAid Lantern is inflatable and stores flat. It is also waterproof and dustproof so it’s great to use outdoors.

The battery life is around 24hrs. It is easy to recharge with USB or, it can be left in the sun for about 10 hours to fully recharge. It has four different brightness settings. There is also flashing setting for emergency situations which would run for up to 48hrs.

12. Portex Monocular Telescope

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This No products found. is a fantastic gift for nature loving campers and bird watchers. It comes with a mini-tripod and attachments to mount it to a smartphone for photos.

This particular model is on the lower end of the price range but has some surprisingly good specs. The 50mm lenss gives up to 12X magnification. You can use it for stargazing or wildlife watching, just like binoculars.

It’s a nice gift for a camper who loves gadgets or an amateur nature photographer.

13. Teva Men’s Katavi 2 Outdoor Sandals

Teva mens M Katavi 2 Sport Sandal, Bungee Cord, 10 US

These Men’s outdoor sandals from Teva are super comfortable and easy to strap on. Men who spend a lot of time outdoors but don’t like closed shoes will love these.

The sandals have a leather upper and well cushioned rubber soles. They are perfect to wear around the campground or on day-to-day errands. They are even comfortable enough to wear on short hikes.

Teva is known for their ultra-durable shoes. They make a great camping gift for men.

14. Where Should We Camp Next? : A 50 State Guide To Amazing Campgrounds

Where Should We Camp Next?: A 50-State Guide to Amazing Campgrounds and Other Unique Outdoor Accommodations (RV or Camping Trip Planning Guide for a Family-Friendly Budget-Conscious Vacation) 

This book by Stephanie Puglisi is a great guide for a man who loves camping and enjoys planning his trips.

It is Particularly great for finding kid friendly campsites making it a good Father's day gift. There is also a lot of information on RV sites, it would be the perfect retirement gift for a camper planning a big RV trip.

The book describes over 300 campsites and RV grounds which are organized by state. It has useful information including prices and how to book. This guide book is sure to inspire the next camping trip!

15. Asobu Frosty Beer 2 Go- Beer Can And Bottle Cooler

Asobu Frosty Beer 2 Go Vacuum Insulated Double Walled Stainless Steel Beer Can and Bottle Cooler with Beer Opener Eco Friendly and Bpa Free (Silver)

This is a double-walled, stainless steel holder that is adaptable to both bottles and cans. It has a built-in bottle opener on the lid. 

This beer can and bottle cooler is a great gift for someone who goes exploring during camping trips and would like to take a cold beer along. No need to bring the entire coolbox!

This would also make your drink easy to identify and prevent it warming up in your hand or while you grill.

16. RoverTac Multitool Hatchet Camping Tool

RoverTac Camping Essentials, Multi Tool Axe Hatchet Survival Gear 14-in-1 Multitool Knife Hammer Pliers Saw Bottle Can Opener Screwdriver, Multitool for Camping Hiking Survival, Gifts for Men Him Dad

This has everything he could possibly need to survive in the wilderness. Even in normal situations, the pliers, wrench, knives and other tools will come in useful for fixing and securing things around the campsite.

The axe and saw are useful for gathering branches for firewood There is even a bottle opener on this tool! Its a camping gift for the man who loves gadgets. It would also make a nice C hristmas gift for an outdoor loving teenage boy. It comes with a pouch for carrying attached to a belt. 

RoverTac products come with a lifetime warranty. If something is wrong with the tool it can be refunded, replaced or repaired.

17. Grilling And Cooking Utensils Set

13 PC Grilling and Camping Cooking Utensils Set for The Outdoors BBQ - Stainless Steel Camp Kitchen Set Cookware Grill Tool Accessories Kit with Lightweight Stylish Crossbody Carrying Bag (Brown)

This grill and utensils kit is the perfect gift for a camp ‘chef’. This set has all the utensils a man who loves camp cooking could need.

Amongst other things, the set includes barbecue tongs, a chopping board, spice shakers and a bottle opener. The bag comes in a few choices of earthy colors.
The utensils and the bag are well made and should last a long time. There are also hoops on the utensils to hang up in if you have a camper with a kitchen.

18. VAFEE Headlights For Crocs

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Love them or hate them, Crocs are apparently here to stay. These No products found. are sure to bring a smile to the face of someone who loves this casual and comfy footwear.

Croc headlights are a unique gift for sure and also pretty useful. They light up your pathway without needing to hold a flashlight or strap on a headlamp. It is easy to clip them on and off. These little gadgets are also waterproof and the light is surprisingly bright.

This is the camping gift for the man who has it all!

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About the author 

Alison Macallister

With a degree in Nature Conservation and experience working with wildlife including the Big 5, Alison used to work as a guide for a 5-star safari reserve in South Africa. Today she is a full time traveller and editor for Mountain IQ. She has travelled and hiked extensively in South America, including many solo hikes in Patagonia, the Cusco region of Peru, Ecuador and Chile.

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