31 Quick and Easy Camping Snacks You’ll Actually Love

When it comes to easy camping snacks, this list will give you so many ideas for your next camping trip. Most of these camping snacks need no cooking. They’re quick and easy for when you need something to hold you over between meals. Let’s dive in!

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Easy Snacks for Camping

a bag of tropical trail mix for a camping snack

1. Trail Mix

Trail mix is one of my favorite no cook camping snacks! There are endless ways you can change it up to create different flavor combinations. Here are a few to try:

hand holding a half eaten peanut butter energy bite

2. Energy Bites

Store-bought or homemade energy bites are perfect for camping. I often make a batch of these four-ingredient coconut date energy balls and store them in the cooler. They’re one of my favorite homemade camping snacks!

a piece of beef jerky for a camping snack

3. Jerky

Beef jerky is another go-to camping snack for us. It’s high in protein, delicious, and no prep (unless you make it yourself in the dehydrator). Also consider jerky sticks. Chomps are my favorite!

chips and salsa while camping

4. Chips and Salsa or Guacamole

Chips and salsa or (chips and guacamole) are the perfect snack, especially for laid-back moments at camp!

5. Cheese and Crackers

You can’t go wrong with a classic cheese and crackers snack!

charcuterie board on a camping picnic table

6. Charcuterie Board

You can level up cheese and crackers by adding cured meats, dried fruits, and olives. This makes a delicious charcuterie board for a big group of campers.

7. Protein Bars or Granola Bars

Protein bars or granola bars are great to have on hand for something quick and filling. I always have these in my camping food bin.

8. Fresh Fruit

Fresh fruit is great for something sweet and hydrating. I especially love this in the summertime. If possible, I like to wash and chop fruit beforehand at home so it’s ready to grab and eat at camp.

blue bowl of cowboy caviar snack for camping served with a side of chips

9. Cowboy Caviar with Chips

Cowboy caviar is a delicious salsa with beans and corn. It’s also sometimes served as a side dish, but for camping, I love it as a snack with some crispy tortilla chips.

You can make the cowboy caviar at home ahead of time and then store it in the cooler for a quick snack.

10. Peanut Butter Pretzels

Salty peanut butter filled pretzels… what’s not to love about this one?

11. Popcorn

Popcorn is another one of my favorite snacks. I usually make it on the stove at home. But, when I’m camping, I buy the big bags from Costco for a crunchy, salty snack at camp.

crostini topped with brie cheese and sliced apples

12. Apple, Brie, and Honey Crostini

This is definitely a fancier camping snack, but it’s still easy, so why not? All you need is a sliced French baguette topped with brie cheese, a slice of apple, and a drizzle of honey. So good!

If desired, you can toast the bread which will make it more of a traditional crostini. (I don’t bother with that step if I want a quick snack. It still tastes great!)

13. Hard-Boiled Eggs (or Pickled Eggs)

I make a batch of hard-boiled eggs at home before a camping trip because Nick loves to snack on them. This is a great high-protein camping snack.

14. Tuna Packets and Crackers

This could technically be a small camping lunch. But, if we want a snack that’s not a protein bar, Nick and I will sometimes split a tuna packet with crackers. There are many flavored tuna packets on the market that are grab-and-go.

bone broth packets for on the go snack

15. Bone Broth Packets

On colder camping trips, this is one of my favorites. Bone broth packets are so delicious and warming. They contain around 10g of protein for a healthy snack. These Bare Bones Instant Bone Broth packets are delicious!

tray of cucumbers, celery, and carrots with a side of hummus

16. Veggies and Hummus

This camping snack idea is one of the freshest options on this list. Bring a variety of fresh vegetables to dip into hummus. Try packing some pita chips too! Speaking of pita chips…

scooping tzatziki on a pita chip for a quick camping snack

17. Pita Chips with Tzatziki

I love Tzatziki and usually make a double batch anytime I cook Greek food. Pita chips dipped into Tzatziki are delicious!

P.S. The little cup in the photo above is a Humangear STAX snack cup. I love them for camping!

18. Apple and Peanut Butter

A classic, but it’s always a good option!

four packets of olives

19. Olive Packets

I love olives, so when I first discovered individual olive packets at Trader Joe’s, I became hooked. Olives are salty and a nice change from some of the sweeter camping snacks on this list.

20. String Cheese

String cheese is another go-to snack that’s higher in protein and low in sugar.

homemade peach fruit roll ups

21. Dried Fruit or Fruit Leather

My local grocery store has a ton of different dried fruits, so I like to mix a bag together. Mangoes, pineapples, figs, strawberries, and bananas are my favorites.

Fruit leather is another option. Try my Peachy Pear Homemade Fruit Leather!

22. Cottage Cheese with Fruit or Crackers

Pretzel crackers dipped in cottage cheese is one of my favorite snacks right now. Cottage cheese is high in protein, making it a filling snack. You also could try it with fresh fruit!

23. Roasted Chickpeas

Looking for a crunchy snack that’s not chips? Try roasted chickpeas! You can make these yourself at home and then pack them on your camping trip, or buy them from the store.

pinwheel sandwich snacks for camping

24. Pinwheels

Pinwheels are a great snack or lunch idea, depending on how much you make. I love how easy and customizable pinwheels are.

The base is usually tortillas, cream cheese, deli meats, and herbs. They’re all rolled up and sliced into bite-sized pieces. Try these Bacon Ranch Pinwheels!

green bowl of yogurt, granola, and fresh berries

25. Granola and Yogurt

I eat this snack all the time, even at home. I love to make homemade granola and then pack yogurt cups for easy assembly at camp. This also works as a no-cook camping breakfast!

26. Deli Meat and Cheese Roll Ups

Take a slice of deli cheese and a slice of salami, prosciutto, or turkey, and roll them up together for a quick high-protein snack! You can also wrap a piece of deli meat around a string cheese.

27. Peanut Butter, Banana, and Honey Roll-Ups

For this, spread some peanut butter and honey on a tortilla. Top with banana slices, and then roll the tortilla up.

tray of celery sticks with peanut butter and raisins

28. Ants on a Log

This one takes me back to childhood, but it makes a great campsite snack for both adults and kids!

29. Chips and Queso

Nothing else I need to say here… this is such a good combo!

30. Rice Cakes with Peanut Butter and Honey

Crunchy rice cakes with peanut butter and honey is a classic. But you can also top rice cakes with tuna, egg salad, or avocados! Lot’s of possibilities.

dutch oven cheesy pull apart bread snack

31. Dutch Oven Pull-Apart Cheesy Bread

If you don’t mind a little cooking, this dutch oven garlic cheesy bread makes a great appetizer or snack. Cook this dish in the dutch oven for a large group of campers.

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I hope you now have some good camping snack ideas for your family.

Did I miss anything? Let me know what your favorite snacks are in the comments below!

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