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175 Short Camping Quotes for Instagram

For many camping is a way of life and what they are always looking forward to. Or maybe this is your first time out. Or somewhere in between. Either way, you might have an amazing camping picture that you want to share. In this list of the best short camping quotes for Instagram we have gathered you will find the perfect one for you. Or if you are looking for camping sayings or puns we have you covered.

Best Short Camping Quotes for Instagram

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

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

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

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

Camping spot with short camping quotes for Instagram by Lamott

“Sometimes the embers are better than the campfire.” – Stephen King

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

“You may be a little cold some nights on mountain tops above the timber-line, but you will see the stars.” – John Muir

Tent above the clouds with short camping quotes for Instagram by John Muir

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

“Going to the mountains is going home.” – John Muir

“You need to be outdoors. Away from here. You need a holiday.” – Fennel Hudson

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

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

“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

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

Tent above the ocean at sunset with a funny camping quotes by Yvonne Prinz

“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

“A crude meal, no doubt, but the best of all sauces is hunger.” – Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

“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

“My fear of camping: I’m convinced bugs will crawl up my vagina and lay eggs. Isn’t everyone?” – Kathy Griffin

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

Row of tents at night with a quotes about camping with friends by David Eddings

“Campgrounds are never comfortable. They are merely less awful than other options.” – Thomm Quackenbush

“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

If you like these, you might also want to check out our other lists of Camping Quotes, Fishing Quotes, Funny Fishing Quotes, Short Fishing Quotes, Camping Captions, Fishing Captions, Lake Captions and Lake Life Quotes.

Short Camping Sayings

  • Welcome to the camp
  • Camp more worry less
  • It’s all good in the woods
  • Camp is my second home
  • Good things come to those who camp
A tent on a field with trees and a camping sayings that reads good things come to those who camp
  • Camping hair, don’t care
  • Make time for the great outdoors
  • Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt
  • To be whole is to be camping
  • Call in sick, turn off your phone, and go camping
  • Embracing my inner nature lover
  • What’s that sound? Silence? Oh yeah, I’m camping
  • Camping is not a luxury, it’s a necessity
  • I feel most alive in the trees
Trees silhouetted with tree captions
  • Camping we will go!
  • Got stress? Go camping
  • Weekend forecast: Camping
  • Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy a camper, which is kind of the same thing
  • What happens in the camper, stays in the camper
  • Camp more worry less
  • Life’s short – pitch the tent
  • Nothing beats birds for a wake-up call
  • Camping is therapy
  • Home is where you park it
An RV in the trees with a camping Instagram captions that reads home is where you park it.
RV at the Wild Pacific Campground in Ucluelet, BC
  • Coffee first, adventure second
  • Real freedom lies in wilderness, not civilization
  • Good things come to those who camp
  • Let’s sleep under the stars
  • Follow me to the campground
  • Warning: Lack of camping may cause irritability and sadness
  • Work fills pockets, camping fills the soul
  • I feel big until I get to the mountains.
Woman hiking towards mountains
  • Time spent camping isn’t time spent, it’s invested
  • Living that camping life
  • Camp. Explore. Dream. Discover
  • To be whole is to be camping
  • Every season is camping season
  • It’s all good in the woods
  • Sleeping in the open air, don’t care
  • Living that camping life
  • Getting dirty in the woods cleanses my soul
  • Cold air. Dark night. Warm fire. Bright stars.
  • Camp fire legend
  • Camping rules. Stare in the fire. Listen to the birds.
  • Life is better around the campfire
A campfire at sunset with a campfire captions that reads life is better around the campfire
  • Camping is always the answer
  • Where there’s smoke there’s dinner
  • I camp wait to sleep under the stars!
  • What happens at camp stays at camp
  • Born to camp. Forced to work.
person standing behind tent at sunset with a funny camping captions that reads - born to camp forced to work
  • I don’t need therapy, I just need to go camping
  • I googled my symptoms. Turns out, I need to go camping
  • What happens at the campsite, stays at the campsite
  • Going camping, be back never if I can help it
  • Weekend forecast: camping, with a side of drinking
  • I love camping. And by camping, I mean drinking outside
  • Weekend forecast: camping, with a side of drinking
  • Camping hair, don’t care
  • Always hike with someone in worse shape than you. The bears out there will know.
Three people hiking in front of a lake with a funny hiking quote that reads always hike with someone in worse shape than you, the bears out there will know.
  • What happens at the campsite, stays at the campsite.
  • Going camping, be back never if I can help it.
  • I don’t need therapy – I have a tent
  • Weekend forecast: Camping
  • I need my alone pine
  • Camping is the answer. Who cares what the question is!
  • What happens in the tent, stays in the tent
  • Coffee drinker with a camping problem
  • Happy campers
  • Stay wild
  • Camp life
  • Camping vibes
Tent and night sky with short captions for camping
  • Happy camping
  • Gone campin’
  • Happy campers!!
  • Feelin’ wild
  • Camping > Home
  • Take me camping
  • Lost in the woods
  • I’m most alive among the tall trees
  • Camping time y’all
  • Born to camp
  • Let’s get toasted!
  • Addicted to adventures
  • Camping = therapy
  • Let’s sleep under the stars
  • Camping is my favorite season
  • Making memories one campsite at a time
  • Coffee drinker with a camping problem
  • Living that camping life
A tent in the trees with a cute camping captions that reads living that camping life
  • There’s no wi-fi in the mountains, but you’ll find no better connections
  • Camp. Explore. Dream. Discover
  • Getting used to falling asleep with the stars
  • Live, laugh, love, camp
  • Camp, rinse, repeat
  • Work fills pockets, camping fills the soul
  • The lake is calling. I must go.
  • I camp to burn off the crazy!
  • Camp is my second home
  • Checked into the 5 billion star hotel
  • You make me a happy camper
  • Life s’more fun in the woods
  • Welcome to our campsite, where friends and marshmallows get toasted
  • Friends that camp together last forever
  • Campfire. Friends. Smores. Night sky
People around a campfire at sunset with a captions on camping with friends that reads - campfire, friends, smores, night sky
  • With friends like these, who needs Wi-Fi?
  • Some of the best memories are made around a campfire with friends and family
  • The s’more the merrier
  • All I need is a campsite and good company
  • A bad day camping at the lake is better than a good day not camping
  • Life is better when you are camping at the lake
Tent in trees by lake
  • Lake reflections, campfire, setting sun – life is good
  • A glimpse of the lake from my tent is icing on the cake
  • Sleeping on the ground with a view of the lake is where it’s at
  • My shower is a swim in the lake
  • Life’s short – pitch a tent by the lake
  • The view from the tent makes the hike worth it
  • Backcountry camping – where you carry your home on your back
  • Hiking and camping is my muse
  • Life is best when you’re hiking to your campsite
Tent in barren hills
  • Adventure is out there
  • DEET is nature’s cologne
  • There’s no such thing as ‘too much fresh air’
  • Needed a change of altitude
  • I don’t get it. The trail looked so flat on the map.
  • Netflix and chill? More like Trailmix and Hill
  • May the forest be with you
  • Hike more, worry less
  • Hoping this trail leads somewhere
  • I think if I stop I’ll never start again
  • I’m not lost. I’m exploring.
  • So many trails, so little time
  • Sticking to the backcountry rivers, because they’re less mainstream

Camping Puns

  • Camping is In-tents
  • The s’more the merrier
  • Campers have s’more fun
Marshmellow on a stick over a fire with a funny camping captions that reads campers have s'more fun
  • Let’s go camping — try not to s’more
  • Relax! You’re too tents.
  • Camping? Alpaca my tent!
  • Our camping trips get a little in-tents
  • I could go camping forest of my life!
  • Camping: like many of the best things in life, it’s tree
  • RV there yet?
  • I’m trying to mount-ain my distance
Woman hiking down steep hill to lake with funny hiking puns
  • For all in-tents and purposes, camping is just sleeping outside!
  • I camp believe you’ve never slept in a tent!
  • Relax! You’re too tents
  • It camp get any better than this
  • Let’s go camping, just for the hill of it

We hope you found the perfect Camping Instagram quotes for your next post or camping pic caption.

Woman holding up a clear chunk of ice on the beach

About the Author

Laynni Locke

I am Laynni Locke, a Canadian writer, reader and traveller with a passion for sharing life’s moments on social media. Keeping friends and family in the loop of our lives though photos and videos has become an essential activity for most.

And it doesn’t matter if you are travelling, celebrating a special occasion or just appreciating day-to-day life, when you take that perfect photo you are going to need the perfect caption or quote before you share it. Which is why we started Routinely Shares, providing comprehensive lists of quotes and captions to cover every occasion, adventure or loved one.

With extensive experience as a travel writer, social media specialist and grant writer, I have made it my mission to curate the best and easiest to use lists for your next post.

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