20 Campfire Riddles That Are Fire!

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Are you and your family off on your fun camping adventure? Don’t leave home with these fun campfire riddles to test your knowledge about campfire-related! See who is the riddle champion by the end of the night!

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Our family loves to tell jokes and riddles for just about anything! So naturally, when we are off to go camping, we tell all our favorite camping jokes, share our funny camping memes and try to solve all the camping riddles we can.

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The Best Campfire Riddles

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Q: Give me food, and I will live. Give me water, and I will die.

What am I?

A: A fire.

Q: How do you start a fire using two pieces of wood?

A: Make sure one is a matchstick.

Q: Four 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?

A: It wasn’t raining.

Q: 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: A tent.
 
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Q: 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: A river.
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Q: What has cities, but no people, forests, but no trees, and seas, but no fish?

A: A map.

Q: 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?

A: 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. 

Q: 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: A bear.

Q: When you buy me, I am black. When you use me, I am red. When you’re finished with me, I am gray.

A: Charcoal.
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Q: You see this in the water but it doesn’t get wet.

A: Your reflection.

Q: 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?

A: Two people. Mr. and Mrs. Smith.

Q: How can you start the fire using two pieces of woods ?

A: Make sure one of them is matchstick.

Q: It’s the first thing you need while camping.
It’s always with individuals named Costa Marcos and Oscar.
But Hazard Luiz and Willian think it’s useless and doesn’t need it.
It’s the second to the last thing to add when you are making a sauce

What is it?

A: The Letter “C”.
 
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Q: What do octopuses take on camping trips?

A: Tent-acles.

Q: What did one campfire say to the other?

A: Shall we go out tonight?

Q: Why are people who go camping on April 1 always tired?

A: Because they just finished a March!

Q: Why is it impossible to run through a campground?

A: You can only ran, because it’s past tents.

Q: What is small, green and goes camping?

A: A boy sprout.

Q: What do peanut butter and jelly do around the campfire?

A: They tell toast stories.

Q: A spirited jig it dances bright,
Banishing all but darkest night.
Give it food and it will live;
Give it water and it will die.

What is it?

A: Fire

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