A lot of gifts for women tend to focus on items and knickknacks for inside the home, but many of us know a woman who would prefer to roam wide-open spaces. So, what are some great gift ideas that can also go outside? We researched a wide variety of gifts that have been tried and proved by other outdoor women. This list includes some of our favorite ideas for a woman who loves to spend her time in the great outdoors!
Best Outdoor Gifts for Women
83-Piece Garden Tools Set
The 83-Piece Garden Tool Set gives an outdoor woman 83 great pieces to put to work in an indoor or outdoor garden. This set has many hand tools for digging, pruning, watering, loosening the soil, transplanting, and cleaning. It can be used to bring the outdoors inside and cultivate a corner of succulents or it can be used to tend to small plants in an outside bed. All tools come in a hefty carry bag with outside pockets so you can carry all these tools to your garden space! This gift can come in handy for an outdoor woman.
Kootek Camping Hammock
The Kootek Camping Hammock is made of lightweight and durable parachute fabric. The parachute material is easy to clean and dries quickly if you get caught in the rain. This hammock comes with its own travel bag for easy packing and is reinforced with nylon rope and an 8/80mm carabiner to hold 300-400 pounds of weight! Give the gift of rest and relaxation to an outdoor woman you know and love!
Pendleton Camp Blanket
The Pendleton Camp Blanket provides warm comfort when the days become cooler. The design is patterned after the blankets cowboys used to keep warm out on the range. Each blanket is woven from virgin wool in an American mill. Since wool naturally sustains your body temperature, you can stay warm and cozy without becoming uncomfortable. These blankets are made to last and require less cleaning since they are made from natural fibers. When they do need to be cleaned, dry cleaning is recommended to maintain the integrity of the wool fibers.
Life Straw Water Purifier
For a woman who enjoys spending her days exploring new territory, this LifeStraw Water Filter can be a practical gift and also a survival tool! When the water bottle runs dry, this straw can make the water you find in the wild drinkable. This personal filter system will remove 99.999999% of waterborne bacteria (including E. coli and salmonella), and also 99.999% of parasites from the water. It is long-lasting and can provide up to 1,000 gallons of fresh drinking water if properly used. Not only does it make a great gift for your friend, but each product purchased also provides safe drinking water to a school child in need for a whole school year! With this Life Straw, you can give a great survival tool to your friend, and by doing so, also gift a child in need with access to clean water!
JBL Waterproof Speaker
The Waterproof Speaker can easily travel along with you wherever you want to go by clipping on to your backpack, belt loop, or purse. This powerful, clear speaker is perfect for phone calls or music streaming. You can plug it into your smartphone or connect using Bluetooth. The battery lasts for up to 8 hours of audio. It is also completely waterproof so you can carry it with you outside worry-free. If you know an outdoor woman who loves to listen to music while working outside in her garden, this waterproof Bluetooth speaker can be a great gift option!
Isotoner Memory Foam Slippers
For the woman who loves to be outdoors, but also enjoys the comfort of houseshoes, these Isotoner Slippers can make a great gift! The instep is made out of memory foam to give the sensation that you are walking on air. The soles are made from non-slip rubber to make sure you can walk with confidence on any surface. There is also arch support built-in to these slippers to provide as much comfort as possible for those who spend the better part of their day on the go. These slippers provide some inside comfort to the outside world. Take a load off an outdoor woman’s feet with these comfy slippers!
Moon Wind Chime
For the outdoor woman who loves to garden, this Wind Chime can be a great gift for her to add to a flower bed. These aluminum chimes are durable and waterproof. When the sun strikes the moon globe, it reflects light and casts sun rays. This wind chime can add a charming background melody while an outdoor woman works and add a bit of spark to a corner of her yard!
Sloggers Waterproof Shoe
Sloggers Waterproof Shoe are perfect protection for rainy spring days! These shoes are made from 100% recyclable material and are vegan-friendly. The insoles offer all-day comfort and are removable for washing. Also, the thick, rubber tread gives good traction even in slippery areas. These can be great garden shoes for an outdoor woman and will keep her feet warm and dry!
Solar Outdoor Light
To illuminate a pathway or to add some twinkle to a garden, these Solar Outdoor Light can come in handy. These lights are powered by solar energy so you don’t have to worry about electric lines and power hookups. They are covered by durable plastic to be weather-resistant but have a charming red copper look. These lights come in a set of 6 stakes and can dress up a lawn and light a pathway. This could be a great gift idea for an outdoor woman who enjoys staying outside until dusk!
Hanging Wind Spinner
The Hanging Wind Spinner is hand-painted and the gilt metal finish sparkles in the sunshine. It can be hung on a balcony or on a yard stake in a garden to catch the light. Since it is made from stainless steel it can withstand all kinds of weather and is rust-resistant. Watch it spin on its 360-degree hook for a mesmerizing play of light! This 12-inch mandala kinetic spinner is packaged in a flat box for easy shipping to an outdoor woman who lives at a distance.
I Wet My Plants Watering Can
The I Wet My Plants Watering Can is a humorous but practical gift for an outdoor woman. This retro-looking watering can reads: “Sometimes I wet my plants” and can be a funny gift for a close girlfriend. It can hold 1.6 liters of water and is the perfect size for keeping indoor plants happy and thriving. Some customers have seen some paint chipping after regular usage, but most have been happy with its charming look.
Butterfly Wind Chime
This Butterfly Wind Chime makes a sweet background melody while you work in a garden. They are made of copper-colored aluminum and are waterproof and windproof. They come with their own hook to hang on your balcony, porch beams, or on a garden stake. Six small Butterfly decorations, 4 metal tubes, 1 large butterfly, and 6 copper bells come together to make gentle, varied music. These chimes can be a great gift for the outdoor woman who likes to break up the silence with a restful tune made by the wind.
Isotoner Ballerina Slippers
These Ballerina Slippers are made from an extremely soft cotton blend! This stretch terry material is made to align comfortably to your foot in this ballerina-style slipper. Unlike most house slippers that have a tread made out of cloth material, these slippers have a non-slip rubber sole. This rubber sole makes these slippers more versatile and allows you to take some of the comforts from inside the home with you to the outside. These can make a great gift for an outdoor woman who likes to tend to her patio in comfort and style!
Still Plays Outside T-Shirt
This Still Plays Outside T-Shirt reads “Still plays outside” and can be a great gift for the woman who enjoys hiking and exploring the outside world! This pre-shrunk shirt is made from polyester, cotton, and rayon and should not shrink in the wash. The design is made for women and not juniors and is lightweight and soft. The screenprint is made with high-quality inks so you should not have to worry about the letters cracking or fading. This can be a fun shirt for outdoor women who never outgrew the wonders of the outside!
Corkcicle Stemless Wine Glass
This Stemless Cup is perfect for keeping a drink hot for up to 3 hours or cold for up to 9 hours. This can give you time to drink a glass of wine or coffee while working in the garden, going on a nature walk, or relaxing by the pool. It will hold up to 12 oz of your favorite drink and has a lid, which makes this cup travel-friendly. Also, it is stainless steel, so you don’t have to worry about it breaking while you are on the go! This can make a great gift for the lady who loves to take a drink outside!
Mindfulness Coloring Book Set
Even when not in nature, an outdoor woman can keep nature close by with this Mindfulness Coloring Book Set. This coloring book is designed for teens or adults and is a great way to while away a rainy day indoors, or to take out for a relaxing coloring break on a hike! This set comes in a PU leather travel case and includes 12 vibrant colored pencils, a coloring book that includes pictures of mandalas and subjects from nature, and a removable pouch for extra art supplies. Also, this PU leather portfolio can be refilled with a new coloring book or sketch pad when all the pages of the mindfulness coloring book have been filled. Simply remove the coloring book from the pocket and add a new book from the top or side pocket. This can be a fun and creative gift for an outdoor woman!
BEARZ Outdoor Picnic Blanket
For the outdoor woman who loves a picnic, this Outdoor Pocket Blanket is ready to help set up the scene when needed! This waterproof blanket can seat 2-4 people for a picnic and comes with handy sand pockets on each corner to weigh it down so it doesn’t get ruffled by the wind. It also has 4 handy loops if you prefer to use stakes to hold it in place. You can also use this as a sand-proof blanket or a waterproof tarp! This versatile pocket blanket folds up into a small travel bag with a clip to hook onto your backpack or clothes. This is a must-have for any outdoor woman!
Tea Drops Bagless Tea
Make your tea without the need for teabags with this Tea Sampler. Included in this set are 4 caffeinated teas and 4 herbal choices. These teas are made from finely ground tea leaves that are pressed together with organic raw cane sugar. They are environmentally friendly as they do not create tea bag waste! This set can make a great gift idea for the outdoor woman who loves to drink her tea on the go!
Darn Tough Hiker Socks
The Darn Tough Hiker Socks are knitted in Vermont using a Merino wool blend that helps keep you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. They are cushioned to give your feet support on a long hike. These boot-length socks are perfect for any weather as they wick away sweat and dry quickly after becoming wet. For a woman who spends much of her time hiking and exploring, these socks may be a perfect fit!
Osprey Aura Backpack
The Osprey Backpack is a great gift for a woman who loves to go hiking in nature. This backpack holds 30-50 lbs of gear and food, but its anti-gravity design makes it feel like you are carrying half that weight! For the best fit, it includes an adjustable harness and hip belt. It even has a zippered compartment to carry your sleeping bag! This backpack can make a difference in the life of an outdoor woman.
Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle
Hydration is key when working or playing in the outside world! The Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle makes sure you are getting all the H2O you need. This bottle makes a great hiking companion as it is completely leakproof, and is made from BPA-free Tritan which is almost indestructible! It can hold both hot and cold drinks from -40 to 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Also, its wide mouth makes it easy to add ice cubes before you head out on a journey. An outdoor woman is sure to get great use out of this water bottle!
Campsuds Outdoor Soap
To keep yourself and your belongings clean while exploring the outdoors, bring along a bottle of Campsuds Outdoor Soap! The bottle is lightweight and spillproof. Campsuds is made in a concentrated format so just a drop or two is all you need! This soap is naturally based and will wash your clothes and dishes but is also safe for washing your hands, face, and hair. This all-in-one natural soap can be a life-saver on a long journey!
Take A Hike T-Shirt
This Take A Hike T-Shirt is ready to go on a hike with you! It is made from a cotton blend and is lightweight for comfortable use in warm weather. The shirt reads: “Take a Hike” and can be a humorous gift for a girl that loves the outdoors. Its color scheme is a restful tone on tone. You can throw it in the wash after a day spent in nature, and then hang it up to dry to preserve the t-shirt’s look. This can be a fun gift choice for an outdoor woman!
Premium Waterproof Dog Bed
They say a dog is a man’s best friend and this Waterproof Dog Bed allows him to spend time comfortably with you outdoors! This bed is made of waterproof material and the outside covering is easily removable to throw it in the wash. Also, it is lightweight and is easy to pack with you on a journey in nature. So, if you know an outdoor woman who is inseparable from her 4-legged companion, this dog bed can be a gift that will warm her heart!
AeroGarden Hydroponics Growing System
Bring the outdoors inside with this Hydroponics Growing System! This indoor garden system allows you to grow plants quickly and pain-free all year! The LED grow lights help to maximize photosynthesis and allow plants to grow quickly and healthily. This AeroGarden is easy to use and even lets you know when you need to add more water. Since plants are grown directly using water instead of soil, your plant growing area can stay clean. This is a great gift for those with a green thumb but is also easy for gardening beginners. A woman who loves the outdoors should enjoy having a bit of green space inside!
Mkono Air Plant Frame
This large Air Plant Frame is a perfect way to give your air plants the space and air they need to thrive while also showing off their beauty! Choose a few tillandsias to add to this frame and get your friend’s air plant collection started! To personalize this gift, you can even add a picture or two to clip on between the plants. Instead of a static print, an outdoor woman can enjoy adding a bit of life to the walls by tucking some air plants into this teakwood and metal frame.
Original Inflatable Solar Light
This Original Solar Light uses only the sun to charge so you don’t need to worry about batteries or finding an outdoor plug. Let this lantern soak up the sun for 7 hours and it will then will give you light for up to 12 hours. This light packs flat for travel, then when you are ready to use it, simply inflate it to make a glowing lantern for your yard party or camping trip. Ten powerful white LEDs shine from the inside of its fully waterproof exterior. You can also adjust the light settings to bright, super bright, or flashing depending on your need. An outdoor woman can enjoy this portable, cordless, and batteryless light source when staying out late in the outdoors!
YETI Rambler Mug
The YETI Rambler Mug makes a great companion for an outdoor trip! This double-wall vacuum-insulated mug has a tough Duracoat coating to keep your hands from getting burned by the contents. This coating extends to its extra-wide handle for a solid grip on your mug. The inside is made from stainless steel for clean-tasting coffee and tea. The wide opening of the mug makes your contents easily accessible so after you finish your coffee, the mug can easily double for a soup while out camping. Yeti mugs are BPA-free, dishwasher safe, and nearly indestructible! If the outdoor woman you love doesn’t already have a Yeti mug, you can bet she is going to need one!
Fitbit Charge 2
This Fitbit Charge 2 is much more than a watch! It can be a great tool for exercising and health. The Fitbit can track your heart rate and help you see how many calories you burn in a day. Use the GPS settings to track your pace and how fast you will reach your destination. You can also check your calls, messages, and calendar on its LED screen. This fitness wristband can withstand cold and hot temperatures –from 14 degrees to 113 degrees Fahrenheit! If you are a hiker its maximum operating altitude is 30,000 feet. This can be a great gift for an outdoor woman to keep track of the time, her health, and news from home on this Fitbit fitness wristband!
Aeropress Coffee Press
The AeroPress Coffee Press is durable and portable and can get a cup of coffee ready on the go! The press can provide you with a hot cup of coffee or espresso in a minute, or a cold brew in 2 minutes. The carrying case also doubles as a mug and lid. This all-in-one allows you to make up to 3 cups of coffee per press and brews a smooth, delicious coffee. It will pack easily into a hiking bag and is easy to use and clean. We love this compact way to make a good cup of coffee on a campsite!
Stormy Kromer Hat
The Stormy Kromer Hat is a must-have for colder days! This hat’s 100% cotton flannel lining is made to keep your head and ears warm. It is designed with ear flaps and a ponytail holder opening for a comfortable fit. The Stormy Kromer brand began selling hats in the early 1900s and has been improving its line of winter hats since. This extra warm hat can be perfect for staying warm on a cold winter’s day!
Outdoor Chaise Lounge
This Hanging Chaise Lounge offers a great way to put your feet up and relax in the great outdoors! Not only does the curved frame allow you to sit back and enjoy the view, but the overhead canopy also provides shade and UV protection. This swing holds up under weather since its cushions are water-resistant and the steel frame is coated to prevent rust. Overall this sturdy swing can support up to 265 pounds of weight and can stand up to wind and weather. This chaise lounge can add a bit of comfort and a unique design element to a porch, patio, or backyard!
How We Selected Outdoor Gifts for Women
The criteria we used when selecting the best gift for an outdoor person were practicality and portability, and also tools for safety. Outdoor gifts can meet a practical purpose but we believe a gift should also maintain an element of fun! We tried to find unique gifts that will inspire a woman in her journeys in the great outdoors!
Practicality and Portability
When choosing gifts for an outdoor woman, we wanted to find items that don’t just take up space, but also suit a practical purpose. The outdoorswoman who enjoys the freedom of the outside world most likely won’t want to be weighed down by heavy, bulky items. Gifts that are lightweight and portable allow her to freely explore her favorite places in nature!
Survival tools and safety
While out hiking or exploring the wild, safety is of the utmost importance! When you run out of water, a cold front comes in, or you are setting up camp overnight, it will be a relief to know you have the right tools on hand. This is why we included adventurous gifts for her on our list!
FAQs – Gifts for Outdoor Women
What are some must-haves for a woman who loves to hike?
Some great gifts for female hikers are the LifeStraw Water Filter, Solar Outdoor Stake Lights, Osprey Backpack, and the Nalgene Wide Mouth Bottle. These gifts are useful and can be great survival tools as well! Another fun gift idea for an adventurous woman is the “Take a Hike” T-Shirt. This shirt is sure to bring a smile to her face and is a casual way to show off her passion for hiking.
What do you get for an outdoor woman who loves to garden?
What better way to enjoy the outdoors than to take an active role in making nature beautiful by cultivating a garden spot! Some great gift ideas for the outdoor gardener are the AOKIWO Garden Tool Set, Laila and Lainey Watering Can, and the “Still Plays Outside” T-Shirt. The AeroGarden Hydroponic Garden and Mkono Air Plant Frame will let her show off her gardening skills inside as well.
What are some gift ideas for an outdoorsy mom?
Many moms enjoy spending time relaxing with or without kids in the great outdoors! Some gifts that can lend a helping hand to an outdoor mom are the AeroPress Coffee Press. This is a great gift that will help keep a mom’s energy up even when she is on the go! Also, Indoor/Outdoor Slippers can allow a mom to multitask. These slippers let a mom easily keep up with what is going on inside the house and outside in comfort. She can also share a spot on a hammock or a hanging chaise lounge to relax and bond with an outdoorsy child!