66+ 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

Time camping isn’t time spent, it’s invested. Unknown

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

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

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

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

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

A bad day camping is still better than a good day working. Unknown

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

There’s no wi-fi in the mountain but I promise you’ll find a better connection. Unknown

Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature’s darlings. John Muir

Camping – because therapy is expensive. Unknown

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

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Inspirational Camping Quotes

I Googled my symptoms… turned out I just need to go camping. Unknown

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry David Thoreau

I don’t need Therapy. I just need to go camping. Unknown

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

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

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

Home is where you pitch your tent. Unknown

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

Good things come to those who camp. Unknown

Life is a fatal adventure. It can only have one end. So why not make it as far-ranging and free as possible. Alexander Eliot

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

Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you. Anne Lamott

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

There’s no such thing as a bad camping trip – only unprepared campers. Unknown

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The greatest threat to the planet is the belief someone else will take care of it. Robert Swan

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

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. Albert Einstein

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

In the woods we return to reason and faith. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time. Aliyyah Eniath

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

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Cute Camping Quotes

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! John Muir

Jobs fill your pocket adventure fills your soul. Jamie Lyn Beatty

Perhaps there is no thrill so great as that which comes with a walk in the freshness of morning air. Helen Keller

Teaching children about the natural world should be seen as one of the most important events in their lives. Thomas Berry

It is almost impossible to watch a sunset and not dream. Bern Williams

It’s impossible to go for a walk in the woods and be in a bad mood at the same time. Unknown

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

Each evening, I ached for the shelter of my tent, for the smallest sense that something was shielding me from the entire rest of the world, keeping me safe not from danger, but from vastness itself. I loved the dim, clammy dark of my tent, the cozy familiarity of the way I arranged my few belongings all around me each night. Cheryl Strayed

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

The woods are lovely, dark and deep… Robert Frost

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

Going to the mountains is going home. John Muir

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

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

The more civilized man becomes, the more he needs and craves a great background of forest wildness, to which he may return like a contrite prodigal from the husks of an artificial life. Ellen Burns Sherman

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

The mountains are calling and I must go! John Muir

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

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

Leave the road, take the trails. Pythagoras

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

We can never have enough of nature. Henry David Thoreau

You may be a little cold some nights on mountain tops above the timber-line, but you will see the stars, and by and by you can sleep enough in your town bed. or at least in your grave. Keep awake while you may in mountain mansions so rare. John Muir

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

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

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