Camping Riddles with Answers (and Printable) for Your Next Camping Trip

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Camping Riddles with Answers (and Printable) for Your Next Camping Trip

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Camping Riddles

  • Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die. What am I? – A fire.
  • How do you start a fire using two pieces of wood? – Make sure one is a matchstick.
  • 4 men went camping. They decided to go for a hike. They brought one umbrella but when they came back to the camp. None of their clothes were wet. How is that possible? – It wasn’t raining.
  • I need no sound for a perfect pitch. My canopy is closer to you than forest trees. I have no stories but I use a plot. I can be put in a bag but I’m not a sandwich. What am I? – A tent.
  • What always runs, but never walks, often murmurs but never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, has a mouth but doesn’t eat? A river.
  • What has cities, but no people, forests, but no trees, and seas, but no fish? –  A map.
  • You are out camping in the wilderness. You are awakened by a rustling noise. You go outside and see a bear outside your tent. You run 1 mile south, 1 mile west, and 1 mile north, to return to your camp which has been destroyed. What color is the bear? – The bear is white because the only place where you can run 1 mile south, one mile west and one mile north and return to the same location is the north pole. 
  • I’m one of the animals in The Muppets but I’m not a pig. I have large paws but I’m not a lion. I have fur but I’m not a cat. I sometimes live in caves but I’m not a bat. I hibernate but I’m not a squirrel. What am I? – A bear.
  • When you buy me, I am black. When you use me, I am red. When you’re finished with me, I am gray. – Charcoal.
  • You see this in the water but it doesn’t get wet. – Your reflection.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Smith went for a picnic. Mrs. Smith has 5 sons and each son has a sister who has 5 daughters each of whom have 1 brother each. How many of them went for the picnic? – 2 people. Mr. and Mrs. Smith. 
Camping Riddles with Answers (and Printable) for Your Next Camping Trip

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