We independently select and share the products we love—and may receive a commission if you choose to buy.
From reeling in a big one to starting a campfire with a single match, no one loves flexing their outdoor skills quite like dad. And how much do we love them for it? After all, spending time outside has major benefits for the entire family—and with dad leading the way, the adventures that ensue can be pretty darn exciting.
Whether he’s a weekend warrior who’s got his car camping game on lock or a true adventurer who has spent months on the side of a mountain, we’ve rounded up the best Father’s Day gifts for outdoorsy dads. He might not be scaling Everest any time soon, but with these thoughtful picks he can make the most of whatever exploration he’s penciled in—with kids in tow or without.
From a packable towel he can clip to his backpack to a camping chair that folds up smaller than an umbrella, these Father’s Day gifts are perfect for every outdoorsman on your list!
A version of this story was published May 25, 2021. It has been updated.