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    37 Gifts For Outdoors Lovers

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    1. A portable grill to turn nearly whenever, wherever into mealtime, from parking lot tailgates to remote campsites to roadside rest stops.

    three people using the small portable grill to make kabobs and hot dogs beside of a camping tent

    2. A good pair of waterproof binoculars so they can better spot wildlife (like whales emerging from icy depths, mountain goats balancing on ledges, and buffalo traveling in packs).

    3. A pack of waterproof playing cards in case they're always game for a rematch of Go Fish.

    the plastic waterproof cards on a boat

    4. An outdoorsy subscription box — it'll be perfect for people who're always posting beautiful Instas like this, but also *really* enjoy spending time outdoors and know good gear when they meet it.

    a couple laying in a mesh tent in what looks like a park

    5. A picturesque calendar from the ~official~ charity of America's National Parks to grace their walls when they're forced to be indoors.

    mountain range on the cover of the calendar

    6. A copy of the Ken Burns national doc. It just may spur them to book up another outdoorsy vacay.

    The cover of the film that reads "The National Parks"

    7. A backpacking hammock built for two — complete with everything they'll need for setup.

    8. A 9-in-1 photo lens kit to help capture the great sights they go off the beaten path to witness with their own eyes.

    9. A water filtration straw that'll lighten their water load on remote trips.

    10. A bundle of hand warmers to make the elements *that* much more bearable!

    11. A picnic backpack that'll help lengthen their hikes and outdoor rendezvous so they don't have to retreat indoors in search of food.

    the open backpack with compartments for a variety of dining and eating items needed in a picnic

    12. A lightweight mess kit so they can whip up some delish meals in the great outdoors without lugging around a whole kitchen.

    the various things in the mess kit

    13. A campfire safety cover that'll keep them *and* their fire stoked.

    14. A portable campfire sure to have even the most seasoned of campers scratching their head, oohing, and ahhing.

    log-like starter with a carrying loop at the top

    15. A night-vision trail camera to get a glimpse at all kinds of wildlife on their property.

    16. A pocket-size travel blanket for when they see a view worth sitting down for a spell to admire.

    17. Or a sand-free mat they'll rely on for beach trips and camping setups.

    people sitting on the mat in front of a camping tent

    18. A double sleeping bag for the couple who's *always* camping. Always! And if they get in a fight, it converts to TWO sleeping bags.

    the sleeping bag with a carrying bag

    19. A kids' camping set to keep them busy in the great indoors, too.

    two kids playing with plastic campfire, smores, and lantern

    20. A butterfly puddler that'll still look adorable during wintry weather and attract all kinds of winged beauts to their garden during warmer temps.

    triangle shape stone with leaf prints on it and a water puddle in the middle

    21. A set of telescoping roasting sticks so everyone can get their marshmallows just how they like them without getting too close to the campfire.

    extendable sticks with marshmallows on the end

    22. A military-grade compass to easily fit on their belt loop or in their glove compartment.

    the compass with a lanyard on it

    23. A beekeeping guide because they've been talking about starting it as a hobby awhile and maybe this'll be a push in the right direction.

    the book cover

    24. A horse-head squirrel feeder as a hilarious outdoor distraction they can enjoy inside.

    25. A window-mount bird feeder to help everyone *safely* get up close and personal with the neighborhood songbirds.

    26. A celestial fire pit perfect for nights spent stargazing in the backyard.

    fire pit with cutouts of stars and moons on the side

    27. A lightweight water-resistant backpack they can use as a backup in case of ~outdoorsy~ emergencies.

    28. A floatable cooler (with a lid!) for their annual tubing trip.

    29. A portable camping stove to whip up some tasty meals without hogging space in their pack.

    30. A bendable LED light rope they'll find a new use for every time they venture outside.

    person stringing up the light string beside of a truck for camping

    31. A portable AeroPress coffee and espresso maker to help wake them up during those early morning hikes, even if they're already on the go.

    32. An all-purpose waterproof Yeti tote bag they could toss their sopping wet pool and beach gear in and it'd still be fine, so...that's saying something.

    33. A personalized push pin map of all the national parks in the USA, so they can keep track of the gorgeous places they've visited *plus* have some new wall decor.

    34. A rechargeable lantern that doubles as a powerful flashlight that they'll be sure to bring along with them on their next camping trip.

    35. A portable and waterproof bluetooth speaker because no outdoor excursion is complete without a killer adventure playlist.

    Black Bose speaker submerged in water

    36. A Coleman camper chair, complete with its own table and built-in cupholder to make your gift-ee's next camping trip *that* much more luxurious (but still not in "glamping" territory). 

    the black camper chair with an attached side table
    person carrying the folded black camper chair
    a water bottle in the side table of the camper chair

    Promising review: "In the past, I've always had the type of camp chair with a seat that sags. My last chair didn't provide good support and I started to have back aches when I sat in it. This chair is perfect for my needs. The seat is flat and very supportive, so I no longer experience back pain. I also love that it's lightweight. Since I'm a petite woman, it's important to have a lightweight chair that I can easily carry. I really like the side table too. It's a great little table to set my snacks and drink on." –Allan

    Get it from Amazon for $54.99.

    BTW, reviewers also love to use this product as a beach chair!

    37. And an adventure vest koozie so that the brews they bring on their outdoor excursions are (a) cold and (b) downright stylish.

    two cans with an olive green and khaki vest koozy
    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "This is my husband's go-to can koozy! Some of the pockets are actual pockets, which is just funny. The zipper works well and it keeps his beverages cold (and mine when I 'borrow' it!). Definitely going to buy the other designs!" –NicoleRVA

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $14 (available in two colors). 

    Now you just have to practice your scary stories to tell 'round the campfire!

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