Do you need gift ideas for the adventurer in your life? If you’re looking for something special to accompany them on their next excursion, you’ll find something for everyone in this outdoor gift guide.
Whether you're buying for someone who loves camping, hiking, outdoor sports, or simply getting closer to nature, there's an option out there. Pick carefully and you'll find a gift they'll use again and again, rather than something that will end up gathering dust.
From the campsite to the beach to tailgating parties, this portable fire pit-meets-camping stove is always a hit. SoloStove's 360-degree Airflow technology creates an efficient, low-smoke burn that reduces wood to a fine ash, making cleanup quick and easy. Sold by Amazon
In this updated Coleman tent, occupants will enjoy 20% more headroom thanks to nearly vertical walls. The tent sets up in less than five minutes, and it offers superior weather protection with inverted seams and patented welded corners. Sold by Amazon
When it comes to keeping cold stuff cold, it doesn’t get any better than a Yeti cooler. These insulated chests keep ice frozen for three to five days, and they’re pretty much indestructible — cooler fell out of the truck? No problem. Sold by Yeti and Amazon
Not only does this new camping chair support up to 300 pounds, which is more than most, but it also folds down into a bottle-sized bundle for easy packing. The simple, pop-up design only takes seconds to set up and break down. Sold by Amazon
While everyone can benefit from owning a multitool, those who frequent the outdoors stand to gain the most from owning one. The Wave Plus, Leatherman’s update to the iconic Wave, is made of durable stainless steel and will last for decades of use. Sold by Amazon
Anyone with serious backpacking or hiking experience knows that clean drinking water can be hard to come by when you’re away from civilization. LifeStraw’s water filters let you drink from creeks and rivers without having to worry about swallowing bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Sold by Amazon
There’s an old saying in the backpacking community: For every pound you add to your feet, you add 10 to your pack. These lightweight, supportive, and waterproof boots are a favorite for all-day rugged excursions. Sold by Amazon, Backcountry, and Dick’s Sporting Goods
This bestselling buff offers UPF 50+ sun protection, but that’s not all; it's made with odor-repellent microfiber that is breathable and quick-drying. The buff can be worn in 12 different ways, including as a balaclava or headband. Sold by Amazon, Backcountry and Dick's Sporting Goods
These high-performance hiking poles are ideal for traversing rocky or muddy terrain. They have a spring-loaded anti-shock system to reduce fatigue during use, plus they have locking pins that are compatible with snow baskets. Sold by Backcountry
Hydro Flask’s insulated water bottle keeps warm drinks piping hot and cool drinks ice cold for several hours. It has a rugged stainless steel body and a slip-resistant coating to offer a solid grip even when hands are sweaty. Sold by Amazon
This collapsible travel food and water bowl is durably made and dishwasher-safe. It comes with a carabiner so users can clip it onto backpacks or leashes to keep it easily accessible. Sold by Amazon and Chewy
If you know someone who wants to take their cat with them on their outdoor adventures, this is the perfect gift. While not all cats will love it, felines comfortable with carriers who like seeing the outside world will be safe and comfortable inside. Sold by Amazon
Outdoorsy pet owners needn't worry about their dogs on cold days with this warm and cozy parka coat. It's extremely rugged and has reflective piping for better low-light visibility. Sold by Amazon
Dogs can safely join people out on a boat, on kayaking trips, or at the beach with this canine life jacket. It's well-fitting with a front float to keep the head out of the water and handles to lift the wearer if they get into trouble. Sold by Amazon
This dog backpack lets medium and large dogs carry some of their own gear on an all-day hike to lighten the load for their humans. There's plenty of space for essentials such as food, water, treats, and poop bags. Sold by Amazon and Chewy
With powerful magnification and quality lenses that provide bright, high-definition images, these binoculars are perfect for spotting birds and other wildlife. They even come with a handy case for on-the-go use. Sold by Amazon
Made from stoneware and recycled glass, this little device attracts butterflies. It has a small well to fill with water and when that water evaporates, butterflies are drawn to the minerals left behind. Sold by Uncommon Goods
Even the most dedicated nature lovers can't spend every hour of the day inside. This window-mounted bird feeder brings nature closer, so the recipient can enjoy the beauty of birds even when they're stuck indoors. Sold by Amazon
This super compact birding journal has space for bird watchers to record their spots. It features 20 entry pages and another eight pages of checklists, bucket lists, and activities. Sold by Amazon
While some people do everything they can to stop squirrels from getting into their bird feeders, others are more than happy to feed these furry critters. This feeder holds up to 4 pounds of peanuts, corn, or a wildlife mix. Sold by Amazon
These midrange snow goggles by a trusted brand feature a low-profile frame design that boosts visibility. Besides 100% protection against UVA, UVB, and UVC rays, the goggles filter out blue light and have an anti-fog coating. Sold by Amazon
This roll-top saddle bag offers quick access to snacks and has a secure strap system that stops it from swaying during rides. As a bonus, it has Scotchlite 3M reflector details that boost visibility to drivers, pedestrians, and fellow cyclists in low-light conditions. Sold by Backcountry
A top-of-the-line model, this Garment smartwatch is specially made for the outdoors with solar-charging capabilities, a rugged case, and a three-axis compass. Besides tracking activity levels, it offers comprehensive health monitoring by tracking heart rate, sleep, and pulse ox. Sold by Amazon and Backcountry
Do you know someone who's always wanted to give kayaking a try or who enjoys kayaking but doesn't have their own kayak? This inflatable model is a great starter kayak and packs down small so storage isn't such an issue. Sold by Amazon
Lightweight yet durable, this bag is a great choice for any keen golfer. It stands independently and has a carrying strap, which is great when not using a golf cart. Sold by Dick’s Sporting Goods
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