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Outdoor Themed, Indoor Family Games We LOVE! PERFECT & Unique Christmas Gifts For Outdoor Lovers!

Outdoor Themed, Indoor Family Games We LOVE! PERFECT & Unique Christmas Gifts For Outdoor Lovers!

Enjoy the Outdoors, even when you’re indoors with these GREAT games for family time!

I made this SUPER easy for you: most are available on Amazon Prime for fast, easy purchase and FREE 2-day shipping, if you are an Amazon Prime member.

It’s More Fun Outdoors! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. The games below are ALL favorites we have in our home collection and highly recommend (actually, one of these will be under the Christmas Tree this year sshhhhhh! The rest we own and play regularly!).

Looking for Stocking Stuffers? Check out our previous post! I have put a link at the end of this post as well, so read on!

Best Stocking Stuffer List on the Web for Outdoor Lovers-Hikers, Backpackers, Kayakers, Canoeing, Preppers Survivalists, Fisherman, Bikepackers, Bicyclists
Best Stocking Stuffer List on the Web for Outdoor Lovers-Hikers, Backpackers, Kayakers, Canoeing, Preppers Survivalists, Fisherman, Bikepackers, Bicyclists

Now, on to our favorite family games!

The CAMP board game: Hands down, a family favorite in our house!

CAMP Game: A family game night favorite in our home!
CAMP Game: A family game night favorite in our home!

Super quick but a fun and competitive game! Roll the dice and answer outdoor-related and age-specific questions as you race to be the first back to camp. The game takes about 15 minutes to complete, so it is a nice, quick way to get together as a family after dinner on a school night. And talk about outdoor adventures! 🙂

Get the original CAMP board game or the travel edition (we have both!). You can also now purchase more fun fact and camp cards which is super cool, I just ordered this as a stocking stuffer.

They also have a Fishing Edition of the Camp game if that’s yer thing – we have that one too. We loved the CAMP game that much!

Knot So Fast!

KNOT so Fast: Learn valuable outdoor skills on family game night!
KNOT so Fast: Learn valuable outdoor skills on family game night!

This game is a hoot, and it teaches a valuable outdoor skill! Race against each other and/or the hourglass and be the first to master various knots. Forty challenges! Get Knot So Fast on Amazon Prime.

A note: The game’s container is awful, so definitely consider picking up a stuff sack for longer-term storage. (Or if you’re like us, you have several dozen around already 😉 )

Here’s a DIY version you can do as a stocking stuffer or party favor!

PROKNOT PRO-Knot Outdoor Knot Cards make great stocking stuffers!
PROKNOT PRO-Knot Outdoor Knot Cards make great stocking stuffers!

I actually did a DIY version of KNOT so fast on a smaller scale as party favors for Dora’s rock climbing gym birthday party. I bought a length of rope at the hardware store, cut it into 3-foot pieces, and got these cool, waterproof card packets by PRO-Knot for about $4 each on Amazon. They were a hit with the kids, they really got into trying to make the knots!

Party Favors for a Rock Climbing Birthday Party Using PRO-KNOT cards. A Hit!
Party Favors for a Rock Climbing Birthday Party Using PRO-KNOT cards. A Hit!

MONOPOLY: National Parks Edition!

MONOPOLY: National Parks Edition. Learn about our beautiful National Parks on Family Game Night!
MONOPOLY: National Parks Edition. Learn about our beautiful National Parks on Family Game Night!

A new way to play an old favorite – but don’t expect to be throwing your easy money around! The National Parks are on a tight budget, so your bank starts out a bit smaller. A great way to learn about some of our amazing National Parks and spend a fun evening together! Get MONOPOLY: National Parks Edition  on Amazon Prime!

Our other favorite MONOPOLY special edition is HORSEOPOLY. This one is Dora’s absolute favorite! Buy and sell different horse breeds, add hay bales and barns to increase the rent, and avoid being sent to the trailer! Ours did not come with those cool metal playing pieces shown in the photo below, we received four wooden ‘saddles’. Hmmmm…..NAH I’ll live with it! 😉

HEADS UP: Unfortunately I could not find a link to an Amazon Prime seller for HORSEOPOLY. I noticed as I put this writeup together that HORSEOPOLY may not arrive before Christmas with standard shipping from the sellers who have the game in stock.

HORSEOPOLY: Dora's favorite MONOPOLY Special Edition!
HORSEOPOLY: Dora’s favorite MONOPOLY Special Edition and a must for horse lovers!

The Appalachian Trail Game

The Appalachian Trail Game: What we are giving for Christmas this year!
The Appalachian Trail Game: What we are giving for Christmas this year!

(No Amazon link for this one, sorry, but it is WAY too cool not to share!)

I just picked up some of the backpacking version, and the special edition for Christmas gifts this year. The game has caused quite a buzz on the hiker and backpacker forums I am in. Can’t wait to check this one out on family game night! 5% of the game proceeds go to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy. Get the Appalachian Trail game on their website: theatgame.com.

NOTE: If you are considering giving the Appalachian Trail Game as a Christmas gift, go to the site and order it NOW because I was just on there, and some of the editions are sold out!

Do you have any favorite outdoor-themed games that we missed? Please share in the comments section below, we would love to try it on family game night! Thanks!

Looking for Stocking Stuffers? Check out our previous post!

Best Stocking Stuffer List on the Web for Outdoor Lovers-Hikers, Backpackers, Kayakers, Canoeing, Preppers Survivalists, Fisherman, Bikepackers, Bicyclists
Best Stocking Stuffer List on the Web for Outdoor Lovers-Hikers, Backpackers, Kayakers, Canoeing, Preppers Survivalists, Fisherman, Bikepackers, Bicyclists

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