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Please dear god, no. Unless I’m racing or prepping for Dirty Kanza or MI Coast 2 Coast where it’s a true necessity.
You can always take a camelbak.
But then I also ride loose gravel and dirt on my roadie with 23’s at 100 psi. Any bike can be a gravel bike (sorry to rain on the marketing parade, @Matt).Also this. My Venge probably has as many “dirt road miles” on it as my Ridley. But I am weak and ride 28s.