For the Mom Who Loves to Camp – a Mother’s Day Gift Guide

For the Mom Who Loves to Camp – a Camping Gift Guide


Do you know a mom who loves to camp? Maybe it’s your mom who instilled the love of camping in you with childhood trips and cozy campfires. Or maybe you’re a new dad looking for ways to make the new mom in your life a very happy camper. We’re celebrating mom all month long, so check out some of these fun gift ideas to surprise mom this summer:

Kamp-Rite Kwik Set Hammock: If you think you need a pair of trees to set up the perfect camp-side hammock, think again. The Kamp-Rite Kwik Set Hammock uses a “tree-less” method instead using a stable, stainless steel frame that unfolds quickly to hold the roomy hammock. Users claim it takes less than five minutes to set up and the hammock is made of sturdy polyester. The hammock holds up to 300 pounds and also comes with a handy carry bag. Available at and  Approx. $90.

Let’s Go Camping Gift Basket: This unique gift basket from is chock full of goodies. The basket includes pasta and pasta sauce, candy-coated sunflower seeds, tea, shortbread cookies, trail mix and s’more ingredients including marshmallows and a chocolate bar. Approx. $110.

Camp Chef Dutch Oven Heat Guard Gloves: Does your camping mom make spectacular Dutch oven camping fare?  These gloves are not only useful but very fashionable in a trendy red color with black accents. The gloves are heat resistant to protect against the heat of the Dutch oven and any oil splatters. They can be purchased from  Approx. $17.

National Geographic The National Parks: An Illustrated History ($50):  This 367-page book has beautiful photos of our national parks as well as the history of the parks. A nice companion book would be the National Geographic Guide to National Parks of the United States ($28) which provides suggested itineraries for visiting the parks as well as insider’s info regarding wildlife, sunsets, etc.  Both books can be purchased from

Heart-shaped Pie Iron:  Everything mom makes is made with love so this heart-shaped pie iron is the perfect gift. Rome Industries makes the perfect cast iron pie iron with an adorable heart shape to cook up fruit pies and more over the fire. Available from  Approx. $22.