The Ultimate Collection of Camping Quotes

The Ultimate Collection of Camping Quotes

As you all know by now, I’m a big fan of reading quotes – adventure quotes, hiking quotes, etc.

Now…

Welcome to the best collection of camping quotes.

Whether you’re with friends, family, or camping alone, it’s always a memorable experience. So sit back and enjoy some good reading.

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

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

“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

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

“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, The Vinyl Princess

“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

“But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: “Home is home, be it never so homely.” – Henry David Thoreau

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

“What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.” – Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (Note: Great book!)

“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

“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

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

“I got into an argument with a girlfriend inside of a tent. That’s a bad place for an argument, because then I tried to walk out and slammed the flap. How are you supposed to express your anger in this situation? Zipper it up really quick?” – Mitch Hedberg

“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

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

“Campers: Nature’s way of feeding mosquitoes.” – Author Unknown

“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

“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” – Henry David Thoreau

“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

“But the place which you have selected for your camp, though never so rough and grim, begins at once to have its attractions, and becomes a very centre of civilization to you: “Home is home, be it never so homely.” – Henry David Thoreau

“A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.” – Alan S. Kesselheim, Let Them Paddle: Coming of Age on the Water

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