Camping List

Ultimate Camping List

Growing up I went camping ALL the time.... or at least if feels like we went all the time, it was probably only 2 -4 times a year.... either way, that is more than I do now. 
I enjoy camping. 
I enjoy getting away from the city,
putting away electronics and getting close with nature. 

Being that I hadn't been camping in years, getting the camping supplies and making sure the trip went smoothly was important.  We had 5 campers, and 2 dogs.  Alot of planning goes into camping.  We made a huge list, and it ended up working out, because there wasn't anything we didn't use! AND there wasn't anything we forgot.

If you are looking for the Ultimate camping list, I think this post should get you an awesome jump start.

Camping Rig

Just make sure you have the space to pack it all.

We didn't have much room inside our Toyata 4-Runner since we had two dogs, three girls and two adults the inside was packed.  Thank goodness we had a Gobi Rack!! That Rack handled it beyond well!!!

You can see just how loaded up the rack was!


  • Tent
  • Sleeping Bags
  • Pillows
  • Sleeping Mats 
  • Mallet/Hammer
  • Hammocks
  • Chairs
  • Tarp
  • Towels
  • Wash Cloths
  • Lint/Fire Starters
  • Barbecue Skewers
  • Lighter
  • Wood
  • First Aid Kit
  • Claritin, Aleve, Tylenol, Tums
  • Nail Clippers


  • Phone Charger
  • Solar Panel Charger
  • Batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Headlamps
  • Walki Talkies
  • Cooler
  • Paper Plates
  • Plastic Cups
  • Napkins
  • Utensils
  • PaperTowels
  • Tinfoil
  • Garbage Bags
  • Toilet Paper
  • Pee Funnels
  • Baby Wipes
  • Water

Personal Items

  • Clothes
  • Toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Facewash
  • Sun Glasses
  • Swimsuits
  • Flip Flops/Water Shoes/Hiking
  • Hair Brush
  • Contacts
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray

Other Items

Looking for a PDF to print this list out!?
Click HERE for download!

This list does not include food! I had no idea how much work went into food!! I am here to tell you, it took a TON! But meal prep is so important for an easy relaxing trip.  I will post what we did for meals soon enough, and let you know what I would change next time!

Camping Trip 1
Camping Trip 4
Camping Trip 5
Camping Trip 3
Camping Trip 2
Camping Trip 6

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