64+ Best Camping Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Camping is an outdoor activity involving overnight stays away from home in a shelter, such as a tent or a recreational vehicle. Profoundly inspirational camping quotes will challenge the way you think, change the way you live and transform your whole life.

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Famous Camping Quotes

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

The camp is the space that is opened when the state of exception begins to become the rule. – Giorgio Agamben

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling. – Shanti

powerful camping quotes

The mountains are calling and I must go! – John Muir

I went camping in the Maasai Mara and we moved site every night. I had no idea how spectacular it would be, how removed from ordinary life, or how many animals we would see. – Georgina Chapman

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

How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire? – Christy Whitehead

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

I married a woman who loves to camp, and I am what you would call indoorsy… My wife always brings up, Camping’s a tradition in my family. Hey, it was a tradition in everyone’s family ’til we came up with the house. – Jim Gaffigan

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

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

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

Camping is something I’ve done all my life. – Stefanie Powers

I love camping, everything about it tents, the camping stove, sleeping bags. – Shura

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

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

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

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

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

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me. – Haruki Murakami

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

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. – Joseph Campbell

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

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Whatever form it takes, camping is earthy, soul-enriching and character building, and there can be few such satisfying moments as having your tent pitched and the smoke rising from your campfire as the golden sun sets on the horizon even if it’s just for a fleeting moment before the rain spoils everything. – Pippa Middleton

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

Camp is a solvent of morality. It neutralizes moral indignation, sponsors playfulness. – Susan Sontag

I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery. Air, mountains, tree, people. I thought: this is what it is to be happy. – Sylvia Plath

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

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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