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46 Outdoorsy Gifts for Nature Lovers in 2024

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For many, exploring the great outdoors is more than a hobby, it’s a way of life. Whether your loved one is on a mission to visit every national park, gearing up for a major thru-hike, or simply enjoys getting outside whenever they can, finding the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life can be an adventure in itself.

Close up image of an older couple embracing and looking away from the camera while on an outdoor hike

An anniversary is an excellent opportunity to upgrade a favorite piece of gear or to gift a specialty item that your loved one would not typically buy for themselves. Personalized gifts and home decor commemorating outdoor adventures are great options for any nature lover. While recreation equipment and navigation tools are perfect for fans of camping and hiking. If your loved one has a special interest like birdwatching or astronomy, look for gifts that will make their hobby easier or more comfortable.

It is best to avoid gifting items with specialized fits and purposes such as backpacks, fishing rods, or climbing equipment unless you know your spouse’s exact needs and skill level. If you choose to give a gift card to an outdoor store or a guided adventure experience like white water rafting, we recommend pairing it with a related piece of gear or a novelty gift like salt & pepper shakers to level up the gift experience. Read on to discover gift ideas for fans of:

National Parks Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Loving couple standing on rock with scenic view from Skeleton Point on South Kaibab hiking trail at South Rim, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA.

If your loved one has an annual national parks pass then it is safe to say they are fans of all things national parks. Popular gift options include personalized maps, items featuring beautiful illustrations, and planners for mapping out the perfect park trip. If they don’t already have an annual pass you can consider including one in your gift.

Featured National Park Gift

Personalized National Parks Map 11x19 Wooden Push Pins Travel Map Tracker - National Parks Gifts Decor National Parks Scratch Off Map & National Park Checklist Wood Poster, National Parks Bucket List
Personalized National Parks Map
  • Includes free nameplate engraving with choice of font
  • With adhesive-backed trees
  • Handcrafted from wood with heavy duty sawtooth hanger
$99.95 USD

Handcrafted from maple and oak, this map is a clever way to track visits to all 63 national parks in the United States and territories. Simply add one of the laser cut trees to mark a visited location and commemorate the memories of past trips. More than simple decor, this map is an excellent conversation starter to recount adventures and look forward to new ones.

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Camping Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Happy retired couple seated in canvas camp chairs having coffee together by their tent

Level up your loved one’s campsite with an anniversary gift that will add comfort or convenience to their campground adventures. From waking up in the wild with a delicious cup of camp coffee, to unwinding around the campfire and sharing outdoor meals, your gift can make their time in nature even more enjoyable.

Featured Camping Gift

Blackstone Tabletop Griddle, 1666, Heavy Duty Flat Top Griddle Grill Station for Camping, Camp, Outdoor, Tailgating, Tabletop – Stainless Steel Griddle with Knobs & Ignition, Black, 22 inch
Portable Gas Griddle
  • Lightweight flat top griddle
  • Powered by two “H” style burners
  • With built-in igniters and 24,000 BTUs of heat
$149.99 USD

With a compact design and heavy-duty construction, this flat top grill is perfect for camping. But don’t let the small footprint fool you, this griddle can make up to 14 burgers, 10 pancakes, or 60 hot dogs which means no one in camp will go hungry. Plus, the patented rear grease management system makes cleanup fast and easy. 

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Hiking & Backpacking Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Multiracial couple embracing and smiling at each other while hiking on a mountain with backpacking gear.

Whether your loved one enjoys local day hikes or exploring the backcountry, comfort, safety, and efficiency on the trail are the biggest considerations when choosing a gift for outdoor trekkers. Popular gift ideas include reliable navigation devices, water filtration systems, and gear that provides stability on rugged terrain. Pair your gift with their favorite trail snacks or electrolytes to put it over the top.

Featured Hiking & Backpacking Gift

Garmin 010-02256-00 eTrex 22x, Rugged Handheld GPS Navigator, Black/Navy
Garmin eTrex 22x GPS Navigator
  • Features 2.2″ sunlight-readable color display
  • Preloaded with Topo Active maps
  • Plus 8 GB of internal memory for additional map downloads
  • With up to 25 hours of battery life
$180.00 USD

Take the journey off the grid and explore with confidence using the reliable Garmin navigator that uses dual-satellite support to allow for tracking in more challenging environments. Plus, the preloaded maps show streets, trails, waterways, and other natural features that make it easy to mark waypoints and follow the navigation.

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Outdoor Recreation Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Young adult couple fly fishing together on fast mountain river.

From fishing to foraging, if your spouse spends most weekends enjoying their favorite outdoor recreation activity then you can give a gift that will enhance their experience. Consider high quality gear and accessories that will make their adventures easier and safer. Or help them relax and unwind after an active day with a picnic or nature nap on a portable hammock.

Featured Outdoor Recreation Gift

Whitsunday Heavy Duty Collapsible Wagon Cart,Folding Outdoor Wagon,Utility Camping Park Wagon Cart with Aluminum Table Plate (Grey)
Collapsible Wagon with Table Top
  • Features an aluminum table plate and durable frame construction
  • With 60-gallon storage capacity
  • And internal pull rope design for easy, one-step folding
$179.99 USD

With sturdy and durable frame construction, all terrain wheels, and ample storage capacity, this wagon can handle any adventure. Plus, it has a compact folding design and a convenient internal pull rope system to collapse down effortlessly with just one step. And the included aluminum top plate converts the wagon into a convenient work surface or dining table.

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Anniversary Gifts for Wildlife Lovers

Senior couple with hiking backpacks and trekking sticks in the forest looking at wildlife through binoculars

Whether it’s off the beaten track or in their own backyard, wildlife lovers enjoy being outdoors to observe and record birds, insects, and animals. Popular gift options like cameras and binoculars enhance their viewing experiences. While local field guides and journals are a great option for identifying and recording observations. Consider pairing your gift with a donation in their name to a wildlife conservation organization.

Featured Gift for Wildlife Lovers

NETVUE Birdfy® Smart Bird Feeder with Camera, Bird Watching Camera, Auto Capture Bird Videos & Motion Detection, Wireless Camera Ideal Gift for Bird Lover (Lite)
Smart Feeder with Birdwatching Camera
  • Can auto-capture all incoming birds and send real-time notifications via the phone app
  • Camera features high resolution 1080P image with 8X magnification and color night vision
$169.99 USD

Bring the joy of birdwatching home with a smart bird feeder that can auto-capture activity and send real-time notifications of feathered visitors. The high quality camera captures beautifully detailed images and videos of birds that your loved one can share with the Birdfy Backyard Birds Lovers Group.

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Stargazing Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Young couple sitting in the desert stargazing next to a telescope with the Milky Way in the sky.

Gift options for those who enjoy observing the night sky include viewing tools and equipment like star charts, telescopes, and smartphone adapters. Outdoor blankets and insulated drink tumblers are thoughtful presents that will keep them warm and cozy. While galaxy projectors, home decor, and personalized wall art brings their love of the cosmos into their home.

Featured Stargazing Gift

Orion Observer 114mm Equatorial Reflector Telescope for Adults & Families - Quality Telescope for Astronomy Beginners to View Moon, Planets & Stars
Orion Observer Telescope
  • Features 114mm (4.5″) parabolic mirror and 500mm focal length for sharp, wide-field views
  • With a sturdy equatorial mount and aluminum tripod and two 1.25″ Plossl eyepieces
  • Plus dovetail mounting saddle for easy setup and transport
$179.99 USD

This beginner friendly telescope features a large parabolic mirror, allowing your loved one to see more celestial objects and in greater detail. A definite upgrade from most starter telescopes, the Orion Observer includes everything needed for an optical viewing experience from the lunar surface to distant galaxies.

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Novelty Salt & Pepper Shaker Anniversary Gifts for Nature Lovers

Close up of a penguin salt and papper shaker set against a blue wall

Salt & pepper shakers, a.k.a. the greatest dinnerware duo of all time, are a fun way to add some whimsy to your anniversary gift, especially if you choose to give a more practical present or a gift card. With fun sets available for almost any hobby or interest, you can start a collection that will grow each year along with the love you share with your spouse.

Featured Salt & Pepper Shaker Gift

Boston Warehouse Tent and Campfire Salt & Pepper Shakers, 2 Piece Set, Ceramic
Camping Salt & Pepper Shakers
  • Set includes one (1) campfire shaker and one (1) tent shaker
  • Made of durable ceramic
$11.97 USD

This adorable seasoning set features bright hand-painted colors that will add some flavor to any table setting. Plus, they come packaged in an acetate gift box making gifting easy.

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