DADventurous Trail Mix Father’s Day Gift Guide 2023

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure of dad-approved delights, filled with laughter and groan-worthy jokes. We’ve scoured Trail Mix, your national park gift shop, to bring you a collection of goodies that will make your dad smile brighter than the sunrise over Beaver Marsh.

Jump to: Food Gifts | Coffee Gifts | Clothing Gifts | Map Gifts | Bird and Bug Gifts | Experiential Gifts

Why did the dad bring a magnifying glass to the national park?

Because he wanted to make sure he didn’t miss any ant-ics!

Most dads love a good experience, so stay tuned to the end for some fun ways to spend quality time with your dad in the park.

Conservancy Members get 15% off almost all items at Trail Mix and Boston Store, so be sure to get your membership to save big year-round and support Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

The Best National Park Gifts for Dad

Food Gifts

Food” – because even the mightiest of dads need their fuel. Treat your father’s taste buds to a delicious array of snacks and treats that are sure to satisfy his appetite, whether he’s conquering trails or picnicking at Rhythm on the River.

Why do you never BBQ on your roof?

The steaks are too high!

Coffee Gifts

Coffee and Mugs” – because every great dad needs a strong brew to keep him caffeinated and ready for whatever the wilderness throws his way.

What happens if you touch Dad’s coffee?

You’ll be grounded!

Clothing Gifts

Clothing” – because a dad’s style can be as legendary as Bigfoot. Let your dad proudly wear his love for national parks with our selection of t-shirts, hats, socks, and more.

I used to have a few jokes about pairs of matching socks, but I’ve lost one.

Map Gifts

Maps” – because even the most prepared dads need a guide. Help your father navigate his way through the wonders of national parks with our top-notch maps. 

I love my map. I’d be lost without it.

Bird and Bug Gifts

Birds and Bugs” – because even the most adventurous dads appreciate the fascinating world of feathered friends and creepy crawlies.

Why wouldn’t they let the butterfly into the dance?

Because it was a mothball.

Remember, it’s all about showing appreciation for the dads who bring laughter and joy into our lives, one bad joke at a time. Happy Father’s Day, and may your dad’s “punny” spirit soar as high as an eagle in flight.

Experiential Gift Ideas

With your Conservancy Membership, you can bring Dad to any of the following events For FREE!

Low Power Happy Hour Events at Happy Days Lodge:

Other free events in the park for all:

Rhythm on the River

Family Fun Days at the Kendall Lake Shelter

  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 16

Campfires at The Ledges Shelter

  • Feathered Friends: July 12
  • Splish, Splash, What Was That?: July 19
  • Fuzzy Families?: July 26
  • Down on the Farm: August 2

Would you rather shop in person?

Trail Mix Peninsula

  • Hours:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
  • Address: 1600 Mill St W, Peninsula, OH 44264
  • Phone: 330-657-2091

Boston Store

  • Hours:  10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
  • Address: 1550 Boston Mill Rd. Peninsula, OH 44264
  • Phone: 330-600-4784