Father’s Day is approaching quickly, so it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for this special occasion.
Although fathers appreciate traditional gifts emblazoned with “World’s Greatest Dad”, your special guy deserves something a little different this year.
If you pick something from this list of great outdoor gifts for your dad, you can give him something as unique as he is! Nothing boring like a plain old tie, jumper cables, or another dutch oven here.
These suggested gifts are especially ideal for the dad who loves working and playing outside:
1. King of the Grill 7pc BBQ Set
This is no ordinary set of grilling tools. This personalized nylon apron has special pockets to hold the included utensils: slotted spatula, BBQ fork, grip tongs, oven mitt and salt and pepper shakers.
Dad will have everything within reach while grilling. Add up to 10 characters for a cusom personalized name to go along with the already included “King of the Grill” phrase. Not only is this apron handy, it’s sure to make a great conversation piece!
2. KanJam Disc Game (Perfect Gift for Dads Who Love Family Games)
Put a fun twist on a traditional game by playing KanJam. Rather than throwing the disc back and forth, KanJam requires teamwork and skill. Throw the disc in the target (kan) to score points in this 4 player game.
Everyone will have hours of fun with this portable backyard activity.
This is a good way to show off dad’s well-manicured lawn while playing a fun game with the family.
3. Bosch Power Box 360 – Good Present for Tech Dads
The sound is as powerful as the name! Kick off your Father’s Day party with this portable stereo. Bluetooth connectivity feature allows you to play your own music or stream from online four-way speakers and a subwoofer gives a listening range of up to 150 feet.
Use Bosch 18-volt batteries or plug it into a 120-volt AC outlet.
The Power Box 360 is also great for camping, job sites, and tailgate parties. A gift daddy won’t forget!
4. Makita 18V Brushless Cordless Router
Eliminate the annoyance with this model that features powerful, corded performance without the hassle of a cord.
This router also boasts smooth, precise cutting to meet the demands of the project. Safety on/off switch prevents accidental tool start-up.
5. Leatherman Tread Bracelet
Now, this is just plain cool. Dad can wear this stainless steel bracelet that doubles as a detachable toolset.
Forget running inside to grab the toolbox, he’ll have 29 unique tools literally on hand.
Useful tools such as a bottle opener, cutting book, and screwdrivers are just a few of what the Tread has to offer. You must see it to believe it, and it’s a must-have gadget for every guy! Buy this if your dad is into fishing.
6. Gorilla Carts Heavy Duty Poly Dump Cart
If your dad loves working in the yard, this dump cart (check price on Amazon) is a helpful friend. With a 1,200-pound hauling capacity, he’ll be sure to get even the bigger projects finished with ease.
Pull loads of dirt, mulch and other yard necessities with the steering handle, or hook it to the back of a lawn tractor for hauling distances.
This cart makes a helpful alternative to the traditional wheelbarrow with its sturdy, 4-wheel design.
7. Royal Dutch Hoe by Sneeboer
Weeds beware! If you know a dad who is a meticulous gardener, this unusual looking weeding tool is a must.
Unlike the conventional gardening hoe, the crown-shaped blade on this item cuts weeds and prevents them from sliding off.
The handle style is a pistol grip design for added comfort. Each tool is carefully hand-made for optimum quality.
8. Treo Camp Chair by Therm-A-Rest
Outdoorsmen will love this camp chair (check price on Amazon) that has been taken to a whole new level of convenience. Weighing in at just 2.5 pounds, this compact chair is made of Rip-Stop fabric and can support up to 250 pounds.
It folds up into its own tripod base and is built with a height that is easy to get in and out of.
Best for Sporty Dads
Whether he wants to camp, sit at a sports game, or just relax in his own backyard, your dad will love this lightweight, user-friendly seat.
9. Time Lapse Outdoor Camera
- TLC200 Green- Designed to make HD time lapse photography simple, and custom program time intervals for the serious time lapse movie maker (wide angle lens sold separately) Advanced power management provides months of battery life for extended duration capture periods 1.44 inch LCD preview screen allows for accurate targeting of subjects and precise framing of scenes To use, simply turn it on, set a time interval, aim the camera and wait for video to finish
- ATH110- Allows Brinno models TLC200 and TLC200 f1.2 time lapse video cameras to function effectively outdoors in almost any weather conditions Protects against various weather conditions, sand, dirt, etc. Made of weatherproof acrylic with rubber button and side lock
- AWM100- Provides a stable base for shooting time lapse video with Brinno's TLC series time lapse cameras Adjustable locking swivel allows for precise positioning.Can be attached using the included adhesive backing, or use screws to attach to a wall, tree, fence, utility pole, etc
Imagine how much fun your dad will have doing some time-lapse photography in the garden or backyard. He can use this camera to show the growth and blooming of his prized roses. Or maybe he can use it to create a video of the different visitors that come to the backyard each day.
It’s waterproof and extremely durable so leaving it for long periods outside will be fine. It’s also simple to operate even for the most tech-challenged father out there.
So grab this camera and let your dad finally see how the squirrels are wiping out the bird feeder every day.
10. 48″ Workbench With Light – Less Expensive than you might think!
This workbench comes with a built-in 13 Watt fluorescent light so your father won’t have to work in the dark.
Heavy duty and durable, this bench also comes equipped with a 120V outlet for power tools, a pegboard for organizing, and shelves and drawers for extra storage.
The perfect workspace for the perfect guy!
11. Personalized Pocket Knife With Dad’s Name
A knife is an essential tool for almost every man. For Father’s Day this year, give your dad a knife that he knows is his.
The handle can be engraved with up to 10 characters so let’s hope your dad’s name isn’t Christopher! The box can also be personalized so it’s perfect for any occasion.
12. Home Weather Station – You Know Dads Love Talking About the Weather
If your dad is like mine, he considers himself more than just an amateur meteorologist.
With this weather station, your dad can now monitor wind speed, humidity, and outdoor temperature all from the comfort of home.
I guess now when he tells you to wear a coat or take an umbrella, you will need to listen!
13. Grilling Spices – Foodie Dads Will Love This Gift
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This spice set covers the gamut for anything you can cook on the grill. Everything from spicy habanero for steaks, burger seasoning, to island spices for a Caribbean flavor.
And if you are tight on cash, dad will still appreciate this affordable gift. He might even cook you up a steak when you visit!
14. The Indestructible Garden Hose
For this Father’s Day, get your dad this stainless steel garden hose that is virtually indestructible.
Made from a special alloy it is resistant to freezing temperatures, kinking and punctures. So give your dad back his peaceful Sunday afternoons with this incredible garden hose.
Father’s Day is Coming Up!
Father’s day is Sunday, June 21st. Use this list to get some good ideas for dad and get him something he will love and use.