Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Outdoorsy Moms

on April 28, 2015


For the Earth Mamas...

Let's take this outside, folks. From hobby hikers and campers, to master gardeners, to moms who simply love to dine (and drink) alfresco, we've rounded up a list of beyond-perfect gifts for the outdoorsy mama in your life.

Badger Organic Therapeutic Balms

Badger Balms, all certified organic and produced right here in the USA, offer up a wide variety of therapeutic uses. A complete set of soothing balms makes a can't-miss addition to any outdoor enthusiast's recovery arsenal.

Buy Now at Amazon: Sore Muscle Rub ($10), After Sun Balm ($10), Anti-Bug Balm ($10)

GSI Outdoors Coffee Makers

So you wanna go outside? Great. But without coffee? Nay. For the coffee-loving mom in your life, stock up on brewing supplies especially designed for the great outdoors.

Buy Now at Amazon: Collapsible Java Drip Coffee Maker ($13), 30 oz Outdoor Java Press ($30)

Govino Shatterproof Wine Accessories

Flexible, shatterproof, reusable and recyclable, Govino's go-anywhere wine accessories are perfect for picnics, cookouts, camping-and just about any other excuse under the sun (or stars).

Buy Now at Amazon: Govino Wine Accessories ($28)

Buff Multifunctional Headwear

Offering up countless ways to wear, Buff is perhaps the ultimate in multifunctional headwear-and while it's great for protection from the elements, it's ideal for taming hair during hikes, bike rides, yoga sessions, and beyond.

Buy Now at Amazon: Buff Slim Fit Multifunctional Headwear ($19)

Summer Reading

If the mom in your life loves the outdoors, she'll love these memoirs from acclaimed female writers (and outdoor adventure enthusiasts) Kira Salak and Cheryl Strayed.

Buy Now at Amazon: Four Corners by Kira Salak ($12), Wild by Cheryl Strayed ($10)

Inflatable Floating Cooler

For water babies young and old, the Intex Mega Chill II is the ultimate in "aquatic relaxation." For bonus points, stock the cooler with her favorite warm-weather libations.

Buy Now at Amazon: Inflatable Floating Cooler ($22)

Bionic Gardening Gloves

Help mom protect those green thumbs with a pair of heavy-duty gardening gloves from Bionic. Complete with anatomical padding and silicone finger grips, these bad boys will revolutionize her garden game for seasons to come.

Buy Now at Amazon: Women's Bionic ReliefGrip Gardening Gloves ($31)

Adjustable Survival Bracelet with Firestarter

The ultimate "just in case" accessory for hikers and campers, this survival bracelet from The Friendly Swede comes complete with approximately 16 feet of paracord and a miniature fire starter. And it's available in a wide variety of colors to boot! If we're lucky, it'll stay firmly intact-so choose wisely.

Buy Now at Amazon: Adjustable Paracord Bracelet ($5)

Cast Iron Dutch Oven

Quality cast iron cookware is a must-have for the campfire cook. This pre-seasoned and ready-to-use Dutch oven boasts a coiled metal handle for easy lifting, making it ideal for toting around a campsite.

Buy Now at Amazon: 5-Quart Cast Iron Dutch Oven ($43)

Burt's Bees Outdoor Collection

Protect your Earth mama from pests-and soothe her when she runs into trouble on the trails-with Burt's Bees' line of all-natural repellents and therapeutic soaps.

Buy Now at Amazon: All-Natural Insect Repellent ($12), Poison Ivy Soap ($12)

Printed Sunglass Straps

Form meets function in these fun printed sunglass keepers from the notoriously cheerful Lilly Pulitzer collection.

Buy Now at Amazon: Lilly Pulitzer Sunglass Strap ($16)

Glam Water Bottles

Hydration never looked so good! Keep mom healthy with a water bottle perfectly suited to her sense of style.

Buy Now at Amazon: Left to right bkr Glass Bottle with Soft Silicone Sleeve ($30), Life Factory Glass Water Bottle with Cutout Silicone Sleeve ($25), Kate Spade Gold Glitter Water Bottle ($30)