Unique Gifts For Active Outdoorsy Moms

If your mom's into being outdoors, hiking, camping, running, fitness & other adventurous activities, there's a gift on this list that she's bound to love!


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Whether you’re looking for a cool gift for your adventure-loving mom for Mother’s Day, or your mom has a birthday coming up and you want to get her something she’ll love, use and enjoy, you’ve come to the right place!

These unique and cool gifts for active outdoorsy moms are bound to help you come up with a thoughtful and fun gift that your mom will enjoy. I’ve personally worn, used and enjoyed these products and can tell you with confidence that there’s something (or more likely, lots of things!) that your active, outdoors-loving mom would love to receive as a gift.

Whether she’s into hiking, camping, fitness and wellness, cycling, or running, if your mom enjoys staying active and has an adventurous spirit, then you really can’t go wrong with any of these Mother’s Day gift ideas for active moms.

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A National Parks Design Rumpl Puffy Blanket ($125)

Apart from being one of the cutest things on this list, featuring beautiful National Parks-inspired designs, these Rumpl Original puffy blankets are also some of the most useful. Your outdoorsy mom will enjoy using this stain and water-resistant blanket in the evening on the sofa, having a cocktail in the backyard, camping, or even whilst traveling.

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A High Camp Wine & Cocktail Flask ($100)

These gorgeous High Camp Parkside and Firelight flasks are built for storing, transporting, insulating and enjoying wine, cocktails or your mom’s other beverage of choice, and can also be personalized for an extra $12, for that unique touch. PLUS… they’re currently discounted for Mother’s Day, with $25 off!

REI gift card Best gifts for people who love camping hiking

The best last-minute Mother’s Day gift: a gift card from REI ($10+)

An REI Gift Card is a great gift for your mom (or anyone who’s into being active and outdoors, for that matter) because you won’t have to guess what the outdoorsiest of adventure-loving moms would like to receive the most.

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A Deuter Kid Comfort Child Carrier ($270)

For active moms with smaller children, this Deuter Kid Comfort child carrier is a fantastic gift for Mother’s Day. It’s a women’s-specific fit, is super lightweight, weighs less than 6lb and has tons of thoughtful features, including easily-adjustable straps for Mom, and a cushion, removable stirrups and easy fit adjustments for their precious cargo. This backpack carrier is a fantastic gift and something my little boy and I thoroughly enjoy using for hiking – I mean, look at his happy face!!

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A Wearable Para’kito Mosquito Repellent ($15+)

These awesome clip on and bracelet Para’kito mosquito repellents offer a natural and effective way to protect against mosquitoes, without chemicals, that your mom can wear to fend off biting insects anywhere she’s spending time outside, whether that’s camping, hiking, running, paddleboarding, gardening, you name it!

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Rocky Talkie 5 Watt Radio ($165)

This two-way radio redefines rugged, reliable communication with extended battery life, making it our top choice for outdoor adventurers, and your adventure-loving mom’s going to love it, too, especially if she spends significant time in the backcountry, whether that’s skiing, hiking or enjoying some other exciting activity or adventures.

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Anker MagGo Portable Power Bank ($90)

This premium portable powerbank features ultra-fast wireless charging for all your mom’s gadgets, including MagSafe for charging iPhones and other gadgets, a stand, and an informative smart display that shows information such as the current battery percentage. It’s a great gift that will be super useful for traveling anywhere in the world, as well as on adventures without access to mains power for charging phones and other devices.

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Our Couch-to-5k beginner training plan (FREE!)

Has your Mom had a break from running, or always wanted to start running and never got around to it? For a thoughtful yet completely FREE gift, head over to our Couch to 5k training plan and download the free 8-week training plan she can follow to go from not running to completing a 5k (3.3 miles) in one go!

Our Running 101 page is also packed with running tips for runners of all levels, from complete beginners to experienced runners, so there’s plenty of resources right here to help Mom train for her 5k challenge.

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A Trail & Kale Trucker Cap ($30)

Truckers are great for keeping rain, sun, and sweat out of your eyes and face while on the trails, plus they also look really cool… and you want your mom to look cool, right?! All Trail & Kale merchandise ships worldwide!

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Books Make Great (inexpensive) Mother’s Day Gifts

If your mom loves to read AND she loves adventure, running or reading inspiring biographical novels, then why not choose a couple of books from our list of Best Women’s Adventure Books.

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A Back Roller Wheel from Chirp ($40+)

Show me someone who doesn’t secretly love getting a good back stretch and massage, especially if there are a few of those satisfying ‘clicks’ that go with it when tension is released. This back roller wheel is infinitely better than using a foam roller to attempt something similar and it really does work wonders for relieving back pain and tension.

One of Trail & Kale's co-founders, a mom, and guardian of our resident trail dog, Kepler, Helen can be found trail running with Kepler and enjoying road runs with her mini in a jogging stroller, all while testing out the latest running gear for our readers.



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