27 Best Camping Snacks

Long day hikes and short-day camping activities require a lot of energy before you appreciate their beautiful ending. Hence, camping snacks are needed to make your body fit and enthusiastic. Healthy snacks are essential to keep your muscles healthy and replenish your body. 

While hiking, it is recommended to always carry light snacks with high nutritious value in your backpack. The best option is to bring foods that you don’t have to cook or can be made instantly. However, it is important to carry lunch and dinner on long hikes.    

Bestselling Camping Snacks

Bestseller No. 1
Peak Refuel Dessert Bites | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies |...
329 Reviews
Peak Refuel Dessert Bites | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies |...
  • Amazing Taste - If you've ever wanted to bring cookies on your hike with you, now you can! Peak Refuel Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites bring the sweetness of cookies to the trail in a convenient,...
  • Premium Freeze-Dried - The freeze-drying process locks in nutrients and taste offering a perfect on-the-go snack! So whether you are camping deep in the backcountry or on a day hike along your...
  • No Water Needed - Absolutely NO WATER necessary! Just tear and go - and don't forget to re-seal the bag if you want to save a few for later.
Bestseller No. 2
Nature’s Bakery Whole Wheat Fig Bars, Raspberry, Real Fruit, Vegan,...
  • WE “HEART FIGS!” Our Whole Wheat Fig Bars are always an excellent choice for families on-the-go in search of a wholesome win-win: convenience and nutrition, all in one
  • CONVENIENCE Nature’s Bakery Whole Wheat Figs Bars are a perfect snack for kids or adults. Grab one as a quick healthy breakfast bar, use as a wholesome treat for kids’ lunches, or enjoy as a...
  • NUTRITION Made with you and your family in mind, Nature's Bakery Whole Wheat Fig Bars are soft-baked with NO cholesterol, GMOs or high fructose corn syrup. No Artificial Flavors, Certified Vegan,...
SaleBestseller No. 3
San Juan Spice Trail Mix | 1 Lb Bag Spicy Trail Mix — Jalapeno...
20 Reviews
San Juan Spice Trail Mix | 1 LB Bag Spicy Trail Mix — Jalapeno...
  • SAVORY & SPICY: Seasoned with our signature pub mix seasoning, this 16oz bag of San Juan Spice is a cajun trail mix of nacho corn sticks, BBQ sticks, jalapeno pretzels, hot peanuts, and pumpkin seeds...
  • SPICE UP YOUR LIFE! Our San Juan Spice Trail Mix is a great addition to a gift basket, picnic, as a backpacking or hiking snack, hunters mix, or just treat for any occasion or season.
  • MADE IN THE USA: We actively seek out USA-based manufacturing and packing partners to source & pack high-quality treats to include candies, trail mix, freeze dried candy, edible glitter, and...
Bestseller No. 4
Planters Nut-Rition Heart Healthy Mix, On-The-Go Snack, Work Snack,...
2,124 Reviews
PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix, On-the-Go Snack, Work Snack,...
  • PLANTERS SATISFYING SNACK: PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix is a delicious nut snack and the perfect on-the-go snack
  • INDIVIDUAL SNACK PACKS: Contains 18, 1.5-ounce bags of PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix—each individual sealed package locks in flavor until you're ready to enjoy.Gluten free
  • SATISFYING NUT MIX: This nut mix includes premium PLANTERS nuts—peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans, walnuts and hazelnuts roasted in peanut oil
Bestseller No. 5
Planters Nut-Rition Heart Healthy Mix With Walnuts, 7.5 Oz Box...
3,140 Reviews
PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix with Walnuts, 7.5 oz Box...
  • One 7 ct. box of Planters NUT-rition Heart Healthy Nut Mix
  • Planters NUT-rition Heart Healthy Nut Mix combines peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans and walnuts
  • Convenient packaging for anytime snacking
Bestseller No. 6
Mountain House Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich | Freeze Dried Backpacking &Amp;...
5,695 Reviews
Mountain House Vanilla Ice Cream Sandwich | Freeze Dried Backpacking &...
  • DELICIOUS DESSERT OR TRAIL SNACK! Tasty vanilla ice cream in a chocolate cookie sandwich.
  • NO REFRIGERATION NEEDED. Ice cream is freeze-dried to lock in nutrients and freshness. Plus, it won't drip on your shirt or stick to your fingers. No mess ice cream!
  • READY TO EAT. Each pouch contains one ice cream sandwich that is ready to eat right out of the bag. No preparation needed.
Bestseller No. 7
Office Chair Assembly - 1 Chair
  • Assembly of 1 customer-supplied chair per product instructions
  • Product should be in the room where it is to be assembled before provider arrives. Moving product after assembly is not included
  • Cleanup work area. Take packaging to customer's bins unless customer declines
SaleBestseller No. 8
Clif Bars - Energy Bars - Best Sellers Variety Pack- Made With Organic...
20,519 Reviews
CLIF BARS - Energy Bars - Best Sellers Variety Pack- Made with Organic...
  • NUTRITION FOR SUSTAINED ENERGY: CLIF BAR is The Ultimate Energy Bar, purposefully crafted with an ideal mix of protein, fat, and carbohydrates to sustain active bodies before and during long-lasting,...
  • WHOLESOME INGREDIENTS THAT ARE BETTER FOR THE PLANET: Keeping your energy up never felt so good. As part of our mission to help create a healthier, more sustainable food system, we make every bar with...
  • DELICIOUS FLAVORS, ENDLESS VARIETY: Satisfy any taste with a dazzling array of craveable CLIF BAR flavors, including classic favorites like Chocolate Chip and Crunchy Peanut Butter.
Bestseller No. 10
Jack Link'S Beef Jerky Variety Pack Includes Original And Teriyaki...
31,458 Reviews
Jack Link's Beef Jerky Variety Pack Includes Original and Teriyaki...
  • GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEIN: Keeping your diet packed with protein helps keep you satisfied and energized all day, and it's never been easier to get protein than with Jack Link's beef jerky variety pack....
  • ON-THE-GO SNACKING: The single serve beef jerky bags are the perfect choice for on-the-go snacking when you're out as well as for your family's lunch boxes : even your little ones. They're a great way...
  • MADE WITH 100% BEEF: Jack Link's Beef Jerky is made from lean cuts of 100% beef. Our delicious beef jerky is 94% fat free with no added MSG. Except for that naturally occurring in soy sauce,...
Bestseller No. 11
Welch's Fruit Snacks, Berries 'n Cherries, Gluten Free, Bulk Pack, 0.9...
  • Includes (40) 0.9 oz single serving bags
  • Delicious fruit snacks where fruit is the 1st Ingredient
  • Excellent source of Vitamins A, C & E
Bestseller No. 12
Power Up Trail Mix Gourmet Nut Bag, Mega Omega, 14 Ounce
36,737 Reviews
Power Up Trail Mix Gourmet Nut Bag, Mega Omega, 14 Ounce
  • Our Mega Omega trail mix is a delicious blend of nuts, fruits and seeds. Walnuts and almonds provide you with Omega-3 “heart-healthy” fatty acids, while mango and cranberries offer a great source...
  • Project Verified Non-GMO, No Artificial Ingredients, Gluten Free, Vegan, Certified Kosher
  • Made from only the best, most premium whole nuts, dried fruit and seeds, our delicious trail mix does not contain sulfites, or other preservatives. Our Mega Omega Trail Mix is a unique and satisfying...
SaleBestseller No. 13
Kind Bars, Caramel Almond &Amp; Sea Salt, Healthy Snacks, Gluten Free, Low...
21,819 Reviews
KIND Bars, Caramel Almond & Sea Salt, Healthy Snacks, Gluten Free, Low...
  • Contains 12 (1.4 oz) KIND Caramel Almond & Sea Salt bars
  • NUTRITIONALLY DENSE- KIND bars lead with heart-healthy almonds as the #1 ingredient, providing you the nutrition your body needs with a delicious and satisfying crunch
  • PACKED WITH GOODNESS- These bars are gluten-free with 6 grams of protein, 5 grams of sugar, and are a great source of healthy fibers
Bestseller No. 14
Kamado Joe KJ23RHC Classic Joe II 18-inch Charcoal Grill with Cart and...
  • Premium 18″ Ceramic Grill with Cast Iron Cart & Locking Wheels – The Kamado Joe Classic II gives the perfect cooking size of 18 inches along with its Premium cart that comes with the purchase of...
  • 2-Tier Divide & Conquer - Divide & Conquer Flexible Cooking System transforms the humble grill grate into the most powerful cooking tool in your arsenal. The revolutionary multi-level, half-moon...
  • Kontrol Tower Top Vent - Maintains consistent air setting for precise airflow management during dome opening and closing. Constructed of powder coated cast aluminum, the patent pending dual-adjustment...
Bestseller No. 15
Bear Real Fruit Snack Rolls - Gluten Free, Vegan, And Non-Gmo -...
10,841 Reviews
BEAR Real Fruit Snack Rolls - Gluten Free, Vegan, and Non-GMO -...
  • Contains 12 packs with 2 rolls in each pack. Made with real whole fruit, and absolutely nothing else
  • We’re proud to say that our fruit snacks are non-GMO Project Verified, gluten free, kosher, vegan, and paleo
  • Our fruit rolls are also completely free from concentrates, added sugar, preservatives, stabilizers, and gumming agents
Bestseller No. 16
Gogo Squeez Fruit On The Go Variety Pack, Apple Apple, Apple Banana, &Amp;...
39,757 Reviews
GoGo squeeZ Fruit on the Go Variety Pack, Apple Apple, Apple Banana, &...
  • UNSWEETENED APPLESAUCE FRUIT SNACK POUCHES: Made from 100% fruit with no high fructose corn syrup, no added colors or flavors and no sugar added* (*Not a low calorie food. See nutrition facts for...
  • VARIETY PACK OF BULK SNACKS: Stock up on this variety pack of 20, 3.2 ounce GoGo squeeZ Fruit on the Go, (10) Apple Apple, (5) Apple Banana & (5) Apple Strawberry unsweetened applesauce pouches, is...
  • FREE FROM MAJOR ALLERGENS: Nut free, dairy free and gluten free vegan snacks in portable, BPA-free squeezable applesauce pouches. Kosher certified and Non-GMO Project Verified.
Bestseller No. 17
Valentines Day Healthy Snacks Care Package Snack Box Grab And Go...
2,647 Reviews
Valentines Day Healthy Snacks Care Package Snack Box Grab And Go...
  • QUALITY SNACKS: We do not compromise on quality. Our priority is to ensure that you get great value for your money. The snacks are perfect for both adults and kids. They will delight your taste buds...
  • PERFECT CARE PACKAGE: Office, meetings, schools, college, university, holidays, Halloween, Christmas, Valentine's, Easter, on-the-go snacks, lunch or outing events, movie, movies, birthday, birthdays,...
  • GREAT GIFT CHOICE: Friends, family, military soldiers, students, co-workers, teens, toddler, young kids, boyfriend, girlfriend, friend, boy, girl, son, daughter, yourself, women, men, inmates,...
Bestseller No. 18
Goldfish Crackers Big Smiles With Cheddar, Colors, And Pretzel...
56,311 Reviews
Goldfish Crackers Big Smiles with Cheddar, Colors, and Pretzel...
  • VARIETY PACK INCLUDES: 10 single-serving packs of Goldfish Colors, 12 packs of Goldfish Cheddar, 8 packs of Goldfish Pretzels
  • ALWAYS BAKED, NEVER FRIED: Goldfish crackers are always baked with no artificial flavors or preservatives
  • KEEP GOLDFISH WITHIN REACH: From after-school snacking to mealtime, you can have all your favorite Goldfish flavors handy
Bestseller No. 19
Oreo &Amp; Chips Ahoy! Mini, Sour Patch Kids &Amp; Nutter Butter Bites Cookies...
15,644 Reviews
OREO & CHIPS AHOY! Mini, SOUR PATCH KIDS & Nutter Butter Bites Cookies...
  • This variety package contains 32 snack packs: 8 OREO Mini Sandwich Cookies, 8 CHIPS AHOY. Mini Cookies, 8 SOUR PATCH KIDS Candy, and 8 Nutter Butter Bites
  • Bite-sized OREO cookies, CHIPS AHOY. cookies, and Nutter Butter cookies and sour-then-sweet SOUR PATCH KIDS candy make for an iconic treat experience
  • From work to the classroom to lunch, bus trips, gift bags, goodie jars, party favors, recipes, and dessert baskets, everything is sweeter with miniature Nabisco cookies
Bestseller No. 20
Jack Link'S Beef Sticks, (9) Original, (7) Teriyaki, (4) Wild Heat –...
36,331 Reviews
Jack Link's Beef Sticks, (9) Original, (7) Teriyaki, (4) Wild Heat –...
  • GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEIN – With 6g of protein, Jack Link’s Beef Sticks are the protein snack you need to help you power thru your day. They’re an epic snack you’re sure to crave
  • 100% PREMIUM BEEF - Jack Link’s Beef sticks are made from lean cuts of 100% premium beef, then seasoned with simple ingredients like water, salt and seasonings
  • FULL OF FLAVOR – Jack Link’s Beef Sticks starts with the family recipe. It became an instant classic and is a favorite of generations of our family

Why Snacks are Important while Hiking 

Some of the inevitable roles of snacks while camping are as follows: 

Sandwiches As Camping Snack

Keep your body enthusiastic 

See also  9 No Cook Camping Meals and Ideas

To roll on your hike, you need tons of energy to keep your body and mind self-motivated. For energy, you have to intake nutritious food apart from efforts. 

See also  9 No Cook Camping Meals and Ideas

Stay hydrated 

See also  9 No Cook Camping Meals and Ideas

One of the essentials in hiking is staying hydrated. Dehydration leads to hypothermia and low levels of energy. It also results in fragile and rugged movement. 

Physiologic level 

To keep you motivated, you have to treat your body with their favorite snacks at times. It leads to agile movement in hiking. To avoid fatigue, balance the glucose levels. 

Protein 

Like hydrating fluids, protein intake is also vital for tissue growth and balance. High protein snacks will help in preventing blood sugar fluctuation.  

Regulate functions 

The body has enormous functions that need regulation, such as heartbeat, muscle contraction, clotting of blood, balancing basal temperature, etc. To pursue the journey, the need for tremendous energy is significant. Nutritious snacks help in regulating functions, even on challenging trails. 

Camping Snack Ideas 

The best camping foods are those that supply an abundance of energy without weighing your backpack. Foods rich in carbohydrates and proteins are best suitable for hiking which avoids lethargy in your journey.  

A small healthy snack can mold your body for long day hikes. Protein-rich foods are the powerpack in these conditions. The best snacks at camping are lightweight, rich in nutrition, and easy to intake without cooking. 

Some of the camping snacks ideas are: 

  • Dried foods 
  • Smoothies 
  • Chocolate brownies 
  • Protein chips 
  • Meat snacks 
  • Gluten-free chips 
  • Seeds and nuts 
  • Nutrition bars 
  • Fresh veggies and fruits   

Here are our recommended snacks you can bring in your next camping or hiking weekend:  

Noka Superfood Smoothie

Noka Superfood Fruit Smoothie Pouches Variety Pack, Healthy Snacks...
9,227 Reviews
Noka Superfood Fruit Smoothie Pouches Variety Pack, Healthy Snacks...
  • Healthy Snacks For All Ages: Each pack contains 2 Strawberry Pineapple, 2 Cherry Acai, 2 Mango Coconut, 2 Blueberry Beet, 2 Blackberry Vanilla and 2 Sweet Potato Goji fruit smoothie pouches. Organic,...
  • Delcious Organic Fruits: Our smoothies are made with the highest quality fruits like strawberry, blueberry, blackberry, cherry, banana and apple. Ditch the dry energy bars, dried fruit, trail mixes...
  • Protein, Fiber and Healthy Fats: Each smoothie pouch contains 5g of plant protein, 5-6g prebiotic fiber, flax seed, 600mg of Omega-3s, essential vitamins and minerals, and antioxidant rich superfoods...

To keep healthy, better digestion is necessary. This gluten-free smoothie is rich in protein and fiber.  

This contains 12 smoothies, two of each flavor rich in protein, omega 3s, antioxidants, and essential vitamins and minerals.  

The organic, gluten-free, vegan smoothie has no added sugar, artificial ingredients, or other preservatives.  

They are in a convenient squeeze pack that enables easy carrying in a backpack with limited space. Our bodies efficiently absorb nutrients from real foods better than synthetic substitutes. Thus, superfood is the best choice for nutritious and delicious food. 

Key features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: proteins, fiber, vitamin C, calcium, iron, and potassium.  
  • Ingredients: organic fruits and veggies like cherry, banana, blueberry, blackberry, and beet. 

Cookie Bites of Peak Refuel 

Peak Refuel Dessert Bites | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies |...
329 Reviews
Peak Refuel Dessert Bites | Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies |...
  • Amazing Taste - If you've ever wanted to bring cookies on your hike with you, now you can! Peak Refuel Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites bring the sweetness of cookies to the trail in a convenient,...
  • Premium Freeze-Dried - The freeze-drying process locks in nutrients and taste offering a perfect on-the-go snack! So whether you are camping deep in the backcountry or on a day hike along your...
  • No Water Needed - Absolutely NO WATER necessary! Just tear and go - and don't forget to re-seal the bag if you want to save a few for later.

Peanut butter-flavored chocolate cookies are delicious as well as nutritious. These cookies are best for long day hikes, too, with their freeze-drying factor. They lock the nutrients with enough calories to keep you fueled.  

Unlike other cookies, they lack water temptation to consume. The leftover cookies will be fresh and crispy with the reseal factor.  

Key features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: carbohydrates, protein, fiber, calcium, iron, and potassium 
  • Ingredients: milk, wheat, soy, and peanut. 

Antioxidant Mix by Nut-Rition 

Planters Nut-Rition Heart Healthy Mix With Walnuts, 7.5 Oz Box...
3,140 Reviews
PLANTERS NUT-rition Heart Healthy Mix with Walnuts, 7.5 oz Box...
  • One 7 ct. box of Planters NUT-rition Heart Healthy Nut Mix
  • Planters NUT-rition Heart Healthy Nut Mix combines peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans and walnuts
  • Convenient packaging for anytime snacking

Rich in antioxidant vitamin E, this pack is an excellent source for nutritious snacks. This mix is best for multiple-day trips due to resealing characteristics and preventing spills. They come in attractive packs with no artificial flavors and preservatives.  

This energy booster is gluten-free and can be intake into every diet. 

Key features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: vitamin E of antioxidants 
  • Ingredients: almonds, cashews, pecans, blueberries, cranberries, and sea salt. 

Heart-Healthy Mix By Planters Nut-Rition

Sale
Nutrition Antioxidant Snack Nuts Mix (5.5 Oz Bag)
6,901 Reviews
NUTrition Antioxidant Snack Nuts Mix (5.5 oz Bag)
  • Planters NUT-rition Antioxidant Nut Mix is an excellent source of the antioxidant vitamin E
  • Convenient resealable bag to prevent spills
  • One 5.5 oz bags of Planters NUT-rition Antioxidant Nut Mix

This heart-healthy mix contains various types of nuts in convenient packaging. It has roasted nuts that are enhanced with sea salt.  

This gluten-free snack serves protein with six essential nutrients. They are also free of trans fats and cholesterol and can be resealed. 

Key Features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: fiber, carbohydrates, and protein 
  • Ingredients: peanuts, almonds, pistachios, pecans, walnuts, and sea salt. 
  • Flavors: men’s health recommended mix and heart-healthy mix. 

Mega Omega By Power-Up 

Power Up Trail Mix Gourmet Nut Bag, Mega Omega, 14 Ounce
36,737 Reviews
Power Up Trail Mix Gourmet Nut Bag, Mega Omega, 14 Ounce
  • Our Mega Omega trail mix is a delicious blend of nuts, fruits and seeds. Walnuts and almonds provide you with Omega-3 “heart-healthy” fatty acids, while mango and cranberries offer a great source...
  • Project Verified Non-GMO, No Artificial Ingredients, Gluten Free, Vegan, Certified Kosher
  • Made from only the best, most premium whole nuts, dried fruit and seeds, our delicious trail mix does not contain sulfites, or other preservatives. Our Mega Omega Trail Mix is a unique and satisfying...

This gluten-free, vegan food is a delicious blend of nuts, fruits, and seeds. It is free from preservatives and artificial flavors. 

They are made from premium nuts and seeds that offer a unique and satisfying blend of taste. This trail mix is a perfect blend of power pack and can be used as topping in a salad, yogurt, or oatmeal.  

Mega omega offers real fuel for your camping, serving your taste and satisfying cravings.  

Key Features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: omega-3, antioxidants, and vitamins. 
  • Ingredients: almonds, dried mangoes, cranberries, pumpkin seeds, walnuts 
  • Flavor: they offer four flavors, including mega omega. Others are high energy, protein-packed and antioxidant mix. 

Flex Protein Chips by Popcorners 

Popcorners Flex Protein Chips Vegan Gluten-Free Snacks, Barbecue, 1...
4,293 Reviews
Popcorners Flex Protein Chips Vegan Gluten-Free Snacks, Barbecue, 1...
  • CONTAINS: 20 1oz convenient on-the-go snack bags of PopCorners Flex Barbecue Protein Crisps
  • These delicious protein snacks are 120 calories per serving, contain 10g of Protein, and 4g of Fiber
  • BETTER FOR YOU: Never Fried, Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher

These energy power-packed protein chips are convenient on-the-go snack bags. High in protein and fiber, they blend sweet and spicy flavors.  

The never-fried kosher product is a delight to your taste buds. It is a plant-based protein chips in three types of flavors. It is also certified by the NON-GMO project.  

Key Features: 

  • Nature: lightweight 
  • Rich in: vitamins, iron, calcium, protein, and fiber. 
  • Ingredients: soy, wheat, antioxidants, corn byproducts. 
  • Flavors: barbecue, buffalo, and cheddar sour cream. 

Beef Jerky Originals by Jack Link’s 

Jack Link'S Beef Jerky, Original - Flavorful Meat Snack For Lunches,...
70,452 Reviews
Jack Link's Beef Jerky, Original - Flavorful Meat Snack for Lunches,...
  • GOOD SOURCE OF PROTEIN : Protein is an essential part of a balanced diet and Jack Link's Original Beef Jerky is a delicious way to get more. With 7g of protein and 50 calories per serving, it's a...
  • 5 COUNT MULTIPACK : This pack contains 5, .625 oz. single-serving bags so you always have a protein-packed meat snack on hand. Pack in lunches, bring to work for powering through the mid-morning...
  • MADE WITH 100% BEEF : Our Original Beef Jerky is made from lean cuts of 100% beef. It's 96% fat free and has no added MSG** and no added nitrates or nitrites. **Except for that naturally occurring in...

Made from lean cuts of 100% premium beef, original beef jerky offers a balanced diet with high proteins. They are the best servings for lunches, midmorning munchies, and evening snacks during camping.  

Unlike other meat chips, they have no added nitrates and MSG and are 96% fat-free. Marinated in a blend of herbs and spices, they are slow-cooked over hardwood smoke for a mild smoky taste. There is no need to refrigerate the product.  

Key Features: 

  • Nature: lightweight  
  • Rich in: protein and calories 
  • Ingredients: beef, spices, and yeast extract 

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Donald Miller

Hi, I am Donald Miller. I love spending time outdoors backpacking and camping with my family and friends. I enjoy writing about my experiences and sharing them with others through my blog at gociety.com. It's great to meet you!