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70+ Funny Camping Quotes And Sayings For Friends & Families

Here’s a selection of Camping Quotes, covering topics such as cuteness, tents, the great outdoors and love.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

I’ve been camping and stuff, but if you left me in the woods I’d probably just curl up and cry until someone found me.
Norman Reedus

There is nothing worse, after days of falling asleep by a babbling brook and waking up to a choir chirping birds, than to go inside a house with insulated walls and an obstructive roof. This torturous invention, a cage, a box, prevents you from seeing or hearing anything of natural importance. Make time to free yourself and find a bit of nature.
Katherine Keith

I walked slowly to enjoy this freedom, and when I came out of the mountains, I saw the sky over the prairie, and I thought that if heaven was real, I hoped it was a place I never had to go, for this earth was greater than any paradise.
Daniel J. Rice

I’m tired of being set upon by crazed christians one minute and unbridled libertines the next. Girls, i’m going camping.
Bailey White

Sleep under a blanket of stars, and your heart will forever be kept warm by your love of life.
Anthony T. Hincks

What’s that?”
“french press.”
“for coffee? real coffee? not instant?”
“we’re camping, zorie, not living in a dystopian nightmare.
Jenn Bennett

Canoe plus waterfall equals I don’t go camping anymore.
Demetri Martin

The outside is the only place we can truly be inside the world.
Daniel J. Rice

Cooking and eating food outdoors makes it taste infinitely better than the same meal prepared and consumed indoors.
Fennel Hudson

When I was growing up, my dad and I would go hunting and camping every weekend. Like everyone in my family, he is an amazing cook, and I’ve tried to learn a lot from all of them.
Zac Brown

Millions of Americans each year use our national forests to go hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, swimming, horseback riding, and canoeing.
Ric Keller

Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong.
George Carlin

My earliest memory from childhood is of fishing with my father. And I remember vividly we were in a store, and we were buying a pup tent to go on our first camping trip.
David Suzuki

Is that weird, taking my Louis Vuitton bag camping?
Jessica Simpson

The rite of passage of learning to build a fire that will burn all night with one match is not an insignificant one in my husband’s family, and I grew up camping and backpacking. I love to camp.
Sarah Wayne Callies

I’m really an outdoorsy girl. People think I can’t go anywhere without getting all primped up, but I love to go camping, and I’m totally fine with not doing my hair or makeup, not taking a shower and just hiking.
Vanessa Hudgens

The ultimate camping trip was the Lewis and Clark expedition.
Dave Barry

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.
John Muir

If you lived next door to me and didn’t know what I did, you wouldn’t know I was a celebrity. I don’t have that lifestyle, nor do I want that lifestyle. I want to know that I can have a separate life with my wife and my kids and just be normal and go camping and fishing and outdoor stuff.
Bill Engvall

Of course, not everybody likes camping trips. I do not myself enjoy them much, because i’m not outdoorsy, or at any rate, i’m not outdoorsy overnight-without-a-matress-wise. There’s a limit to the outdoorsiness to which some academics can be expected to submit.
G.A. Cohen

The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed…. One can make a day of any size, and regulate the rising and setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining.
John Muir

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
John Muir

Things work very differently in Bollywood. There is a lot of camping there.
Amruta Khanvilkar

She had the loaded handbag of someone who camps out and seldom goes home, or who imagines life must be full of emergencies.
Mavis Gallant

Mom, camping is not a date; it’s an endurance test. If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.
Yvonne Prinz

Another thing I like to do is sit back and take in nature. To look at the birds, listen to their singing, go hiking, camping and jogging and running, walking along the beach, playing games and sometimes being alone with the great outdoors. It’s very special to me.
Larry Wilcox

When homeless people go camping, how do they know?
Dana Gould

For sure, Potrero Chico is a super nice winter vacation climbing area. It’s really convenient to fly into Monterrey, one of the nicer cities in Mex, and get a taxi to Potero. Then you can just live in the camping area and walk everywhere. It’s muy tranquilo, as they say there.
Alex Honnold

If you have not touched the rocky wall of a canyon. If you have not heard a rushing river pound over cobblestones. If you have not seen a native trout rise in a crystalline pool beneath a shattering riffle, or a golden eagle spread its wings and cover you in shadow. If you have not seen the tree line recede to the top of a bare crested mountain. If you have not looked into a pair of wild eyes and seen your own reflection. Please, for the good of your soul, travel west.
Daniel J. Rice

Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive.
W. C. Fields

After finding the migration trail of the porcupine caribou, I began to cry uncontrollably, realizing that in this vast and untamed wilderness, I was like them: while being tortured by hellacious mosquitoes, soaked by torrential rains, and stalked by grizzlies and wolves, we were all trying to stay moving, and we slept and ate only to continue our forward progress.
Andrew Skurka

I love camping, everything about it – tents, the camping stove, sleeping bags. I’m obsessed with technology, be it synthesizers and speakers or tents and Gore-Tex.

The stars were better company anyway. They were very beautiful, and they almost never snored.
David Eddings

One can find a squalid America as easily as a scenic America; a bitter, hopeless America as easily as the confident America of polyethylene wrapping, new cars, and camping trips in the summer.
Robert Kennedy

Do not collaborate with someone you would not go camping with.
Dan Poynter

Somebody told me it was frightening how much topsoil we are losing each year, but I told that story around the campfire and nobody got scared.
Jack Handey

I went camping one time when I was twelve, to the Great Lakes. My friend stepped in really deep muddy water and started screaming and sinking. My mom ran up, and I was just standing there a foot away and wouldn’t stick out my hand to pull him up. So I’m probably not the best person to take on a camping trip.
Norman Reedus

For a while, I tried to masquerade as somewhat of a hippie because I was under the impression that was the kind of guy girls would like. I was pretty unsuccessful because I liked the idea of camping more than actually camping. I did go to a Grateful Dead concert, but I was pretty bored.
Paul Rudd

Anna had read books about people in the cities going camping. They would leave their comfortable homes and beds and deliberately sleep in tents, on the ground, then cook their food outside over an open fire instead of in a well-stocked kitchen. She couldn’t imagine something so ridiculous.
Gail Sattler

In a well-ordered universe…camping would take place indoors.
Morgan Matson

My tent doesn’t look like much but, as an estate agent might say, “it is air-conditioned and has exceptional location.
Fennel Hudson

As long as I can remember, I had a strong interest in fishing, and my parents, even though they had never fished or camped, took us on canoe camping trips in the wilderness of Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada, where I could fish to my heart’s content.
Henry Paulson

In recent years, I’ve begun the year by driving across France to the Alps, abandoning the January gloom for Alpine winter sun, even if the ski-goggles do give you panda marks when you get a tan. As a child, I was always a bit of a billygoat when I’d go camping with my mates in North Wales, around Snowdonia.
Paul Hollywood

I never cared about money. When I was at school, I never wanted a car. I was focused on sports, studies, camping, being outdoors.
Henry Paulson

I grew up camping with my family. We took so many trips. We had an RV, actually, when we were growing up. We did a ton of camping trips and went across the country.
Kirsten Lepore

I go camping with my boyfriend having nothing other than ourselves and the birds to talk with is most relaxing.
Jamie Luner

It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent.
Dave Barry

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

The wok is one of my favorite things to work with when I’m camping.
Guy Fieri

Late in the evening, tired and happy and miles from home, they drew up on a remote common far from habitations, turned the horse loose to graze, and ate their simple supper sitting on the grass by the side of the cart. . . . [the] stars grew fuller and larger all around them, and a yellow moon, appearing suddenly and silently from nowhere in particular, came to keep them company. . . .
Kenneth Grahame

I never camped as a kid, but I really got into camping and sleeping outdoors. I’ve also done some amazing river floats in New Mexico and Idaho. It’s peaceful and awesome.
Conor Oberst

What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? why, I would die of course. Literally sh*t myself lifeless.
Bill Bryson

The man who goes afoot, prepared to camp anywhere and in any weather, is the most independent fellow on earth.
Horace Kephart

A vigorous five-mile walk will do more good for an unhappy but otherwise healthy adult than all the medicine and psychology in the world.
Paul Dudley White

When we would go camping in rural wales, we would get sick. What I did not realize at the time was the sickness was a detoxification reaction from the toxic city environment that we normally lived in.
Steven Magee

My camping days are over, but I might consider glamping.
Christine Feehan

I had four siblings. We were hiking all the time. But camping? No. I don’t like the idea of the creatures at night.
Reggie Miller

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He’s the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
Paris Hilton

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
Raymond Duncan

Light a campfire and everyone’s a storyteller.
John Geddes

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter.
Henry David Thoreau

A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.
Edward Abbey

A perfect day would be to get into the car, drive out to Yosemite and go camping.
Michael Steger

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
John Muir

I swear there are about a million rocks underneath me,” [dylan] said grouchily.
think of it as therapeutic. Like a shiatsu massage.” (sadie)
you obviously have a much better imagination than me,” he said.
Sarah Mayberry

We now no longer camp as for a night, but have settled down on earth and forgotten heaven.
Henry David Thoreau

Without the intense touch of nature, you can never fully freshen yourself! go for a camping and there both your weary mind and your exhausted body will rise like a morning sun!.
Mehmet Murat ildan

Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.
Charles Lindbergh

How hard to realize that every camp of men or beast has this glorious starry firmament for a roof! In such places standing alone on the mountain-top it is easy to realize that whatever special nests we make – leaves and moss like the marmots and birds, or tents or piled stone – we all dwell in a house of one room – the world with the firmament for its roof – and are sailing the celestial spaces without leaving any track.
John Muir

The fire is the main comfort of the camp, whether in summer or winter, and is about as ample at one season as at another. It is as well for cheerfulness as for warmth and dryness.
Henry David Thoreau

Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.
Dave Barry

There’s some things you just have to live with. Like twelve cars camping outside your house, and when you wake up in the morning, they’re going to follow you wherever you go. It helps that I live in Valencia. It eliminates some. But they’re still here.
Taylor Lautner

If I went on vacation, I’d rather go camping than stay in some four-star hotel… My friends treat me the same at home. They just want to sit down with you and have a beer.
Travis Fimmel

I think camping is one of those things where if you’re forced into it as a child, you’ll probably hate it as an adult.
Jeremy Irvine

When I returned to camp, they walked behind me on the trail, and we spoke not a word about getting skunked today, but rather talked about the days we returned with a stringer full of fish, and how we filleted them and the left the guts out for bears and eagles, and how those fish tasted fresh when we fried them over a fire.
Daniel J. Rice

You need to be outdoors. Away from here. You need a holiday.
Fennel Hudson

The wok is one of my favorite things to work with when I’m camping. Outdoor cooking is not just about hot dogs and hamburgers. There are so many styles of food you can make.
Guy Fieri

The first time I was on Letterman, I was, like, 20 years old, and I was on a show called ‘Camping with Barry White Night.’
Bobcat Goldthwait

I went camping for 33 days, and now everybody seems to care.
Colleen Haskell

If you’re not in New York, you’re camping out.
Thomas E. Dewey

Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods. Here grow the wallflower and the violet. The squirrel will come and sit upon your knee, the logcock will wake you in the morning. Sleep in forgetfulness of all ill. Of all the upness accessible to mortals, there is no upness comparable to the mountains.
John Muir

I was a Scout years ago, before the movement started, when my father took me fishing, camping and hunting. Then I was sorry that more girls could not have what I had. When I learned of the movement, I thought, here is what I always wanted other girls to have.
Lou Henry Hoover

Nachdem er zum fünften mal aufgerutscht und ich zum fünften mal weggerutscht war, setzte er erneut an. »emely, du musst mir dringend bei etwas helfen.«
ohne zu wissen, was er überhaupt wollte, gab ich ihm seine antwort. »immer mit der hand rauf und runter, das schaffst du auch ohne mich.«
andy und sebastian prusteten los, doch elyas schmunzelte nur.
Carina Bartsch

October of 2011, Occupy protestors descended upon McPherson Square, and they decided to stay. Despite the clear language of the law, these protestors camped at McPherson Square with the definition of camping being sleeping or preparing to sleep.
Trey Gowdy

I hate camping, but I love summer camp.
Zooey Deschanel

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