Camping Checklist – Your Ultimate Guide To Camping Essentials

If you are new to camping, you will quickly learn that there is a lot more to it that simply pitching a tent and sleeping in it.

You need to prepare for anything that mother nature throws at you (whether that is the harsh desert sun or cold windy forest camping).

That is why we have put together the ultimate camping checklist.  

Tent and Set up

Tent (& accessories)

Tent Rain Sheet

Mallet

Tarp for under the tent

Sleeping pad OR air mattress

Pump (batteries for the pump)

Sleeping bag

Pillow

Camping Chairs

Camping Table

Head Lamps

Extra batteries

Table/Large Light

Hiking Bag

Shovel

Tent and Set up

Car

Car Charger Port

USB and cords needed

Rechargeable Battery Pack

Jumper Cables

Extra Water

Electronic

Camera

Lenses

Charger and battery

Go Pro and charger

Stereo

Backup charging device

electronic

Dog

dog

Food

Treats

A Tent Suitable For A Dog

Reflective Vest

Coat

GPS

Bowls (food and water) Harness

Leashes

Booties (sandstone)

Fire

Fire Wood

Matches

Lighter fluid

Newspaper/cardboard

S’mores ingredients

Elements

elements

Bug spray

Raincoat

Hat

Sunscreen (Very important when desert camping)

Towel

Clothes

Coat

Gloves

Hat

Tank tops

T shirts

Long Sleeve

Vest/Sweatshirt

Socks

Underwear

Toiletries

Swimsuit

Sneakers

Flip Flops

Microspikes

Kitchen

Grill

Charcoal

Grill brush

Spatula

Paper Towels

Garbage bags

Eco Soap

Food (eggs, bread, meat, veggies, carbs)

Cooking spray or Olive Oil Hiking snacks

Coolers & Ice

Cutting Board

Knife

Skewers

Salt and Pepper

Plates

Cups

Spoons/forks/knives

Napkins

Toilet Paper

Foil

Baggies

Wine/Beer

Water (large jug)

ETC

Book/magazines newspaper

Bikes (helmets, locks, spare

tubes, tools, pump)

Frisbee

Paper & Pen

Maps

National Parks Pass

ID/Credit Cards/Cash/AAA

card/Insurance Card

Permits