61 Camping Quotes to Wake Up the Adventurer in You

This generation is literally a sucker for mountains, camps, and bonfires. So our love for camping started when we were just kids and one day, out of nowhere, we decided to make a tent out of our bedsheets and pillows. And then we decided to invite our siblings over, and then we decided to eat inside the tent, and then we decided to sleep inside the tent too. And that obsession has come so far that today our generation enjoys nothing more than camping on mountains. So if you are one of those people who love nature, mountains, and canvas houses, then take a look at these adventurous and cool Camping Quotes and Sayings that will inspire and motivate you to pack your tent right away and step out of the house towards your next adventure.

Nature is soothing in its own dangerous and challenging ways. Otherwise who would have thought that people would end up earning and developing so much as to live in glass houses in metro cities and then would crave living in jungles inside a rugged tent?

So if you are an adventurer in your heart and mind and if you are someone who is revived by those eventual trips to the farthest corner of a remote area, then these Camping Quotes and Sayings are for you:

Camping Quotes

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

Camping Quotes
Camping Quotes

2. “Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.” – Lorraine Anderson

3. “Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a camper, which is kind of the same thing.” – Patrick Wilde

4. “Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.” – Charles Lindbergh

5. “Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey

Camping Quotes

6. “When I have folded up this tent and laid the soiled thing by, I shall go forth ‘neath different stars, under an unknown sky.” – Frederic L. Knowles

7. “I am most alive among the tall trees.” – Unknown

8. “We can never have enough of nature.” – Henry David Thoreau

9. “Leave the road, take the trails.” – Pythagoras

10. “The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule.” -Giorgio Agamben

Camping Quotes

11. “The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed.” – John Muir

12. “A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.” – Alan S. Kesselheim

13. “You don’t have to say everything to be a light. Sometimes a fire built on a hill will bring interested people to your campfire.” – Shannon L. Alder

14. “Going into the wood is going home.” – John Muir

15. “There’s no wi-fi in the mountains, but you’ll find no better connection.” – Anonymous

Camping Quotes

16. “I would rather own little and see the world than own the world and see little of it.” – Alexander Sattler

17. “I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” – E. B. White

18. “The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books.” – Theodore Roosevelt

19. “Camping: The art of getting closer to nature while getting farther away from the nearest cold beverage, hot shower, and flush toilet.” -Anonymous

20. “If you can survive camping with someone, you should marry them on the way home.” – Yvonne Prinz

Camping Quotes

21. “We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the Earth as its other creatures do.” – Barbara Ward

22. “The farther one gets into the wilderness, the greater is the attraction of its lonely freedom.” – Theodore Roosevelt

23. “Camping isn’t really a vacation, but it sure makes for good memories.” – Julie Kieras

24. “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

Camping Quotes

25. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” – Jo Walton

26. “I just want to live in a world of mountains, coffee, campfires, cabins, and golden trees, and run around with a camera and notebook, learning the inner workings of everything real.” – Victoria Erickson

27. “In a cool solitude of trees, where leaves and birds a music spin, mind that was weary is at ease, new rhythms in the soul begin.” – William Kean Seymour

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28. “Camping is something I’ve done all my life.” – Stefanie Power

Best Quotes About Camping
Best Quotes About Camping

29. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep…” – Robert Frost

30. “Roses are red, mud is brown, the woods are better than any night on the town. ” – Earl Dibbles, Jr.

31. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir

32. “The wilderness holds answers to questions we have not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Wynne Newhall

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33. “May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.” – Edward Abbey

34. “All camps are hard, that’s what they’re intended to be. They make you focus when you’re tired, when you don’t feel like doing things, and to see how long you can retain and pay attention.” – Michael Strahan

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

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36. “I am a happy camper so I guess I’m doing something right. Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder.” – Henry David Thoreau

37. “I like to be outdoors as much as possible.” – Sean McVay

Quotes About Camping

38. “To be whole. To be complete. Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from.” – Terry Tempest Williams

39. “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page.” – St Augustine

40. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker

41. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman

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42. “My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet

43. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers. The mountain and the sea are excellent schoolmasters and teach us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubbock

44. “Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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45. “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

46. “If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I’ll bet they’d live a lot differently.” – Bill Watterson

47. “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” – John Muir

Camping Quotes
Camping Quotes

48. “The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.” – Joseph Wood Krutch

49. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity.” – John Muir

50. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my sense put in order.” – John Burroughs

Camping Quotes

51. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

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52. “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

53. “Camping is nature’s way of promoting the motel business.” – Dave Barry

Camping Quotes

54. “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

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

56. “In a well-ordered universe… camping would take place indoors.” – Morgan Matson

Funny Camping Quotes
Funny Camping Quotes

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

58. “Weekend Forecast Camping With A Chance Of Drinking”

59. “A bad day camping is still better than a good day at working.”

Funny Camping Quotes

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

61. “I Do Have A Retirement Plan … I Plan On Camping”


A camp a year, keeps monotonous life sickness away. Camping is made you challenge you. And once you overcome the challenges and return to your normal life, you have got stories to tell and experiences to share. So no matter what, save time and money to get out once a year with your people and you will be happier when older.

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