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17 Amazing Camping Gadgets Found on Amazon

Before you set out on a camping adventure, check out these cool camping gadgets you can buy on Amazon.

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Powerlix Sleeping Pad

This ultralight Powerlix sleeping pad earned more than 6,000 five-star ratings on Amazon, and it’s also one of our shopping editor’s personal favorite camping gadgets. The mat packs down tight and inflates without an air pump, so it’s easy to stow in your backpack without taking up much space. It provides enough cushion for a comfortable night’s sleep, too.

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Rainleaf Microfiber Towel

When camping, getting a little wet from time to time comes with the territory. This quick-drying microfiber towel wicks away moisture from your tent or camp kitchen without leaving droplets or streaks in its wake. Its six color choices and 4.7-star rating on Amazon with more than 16,000 reviews sweeten the deal.

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Tree Hammock

This double parachute hammock is a great item to bring along on any camping trip. Though lightweight and easy to fold up and store, it can hold up to 400 pounds. Roughly 8,000 Amazon reviewers give it 4.8 stars.

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Trash Can

This spring-loaded reusable trash can holds 30-gallon trash bags, offering a practical way to take care of litter. When not in use, it collapses flat.

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If you tend to go on more hardcore camping trips, the Lifestraw may be a useful purchase. The straw filters up to 1,000 gallons of water, helpful if you’re camping somewhere without access to clean drinking water. It filters up to 99.9999 percent of bacteria and 99.9 percent of protozoa. It’s a No. 1 Best Seller on Amazon, with more than 95,000 reviewers giving it 4.8 stars.

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Roasting Sticks

If you want to put a little pop of color into your camping experience, these mint green roasting sticks are a fun choice. The sturdy stainless steel sticks come with a lifetime warranty. They’re also highly rated, earning 4.7 stars on Amazon.

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Cornhole Game

On camping trips, you have to find creative ways to stay entertained. That’s where this portable cornhole game comes in. It ships with two boards and eight bean bags.

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Spork-to-Go Set

These sporks, combining a spoon, fork and knife in one tool, make campsite eating simple. The reasonable-priced set features eight utensils. Each tool includes a serrated edge on the fork to help cut food.

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Gci Outdoor Freestyle Rocker Portable Folding Rocking Chair Ecomm Amazon.comvia merchant

Campfire Chairs

Rock back and forth to the soothing crackling of the fire in this affordable rocking campfire chair. This chair also has a cupholder and easily folds for storage and transportation. All this at an affordable price. More than 27,000 Amazon reviewers give it 4.8 stars.

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Wool Blanket

Wool is one of the best camping materials around. It’s not only a natural insulator, trapping air inside the fibers, but also stays drier than other materials because moisture can’t get in the fibers. This wool blanket, made of 90 percent wool and 10 percent synthetic fibers, is machine washable.

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Family Camping Tent

When you want to start the outdoor family fun as soon as possible, choose the Coleman Instant Tent. It sets up in just 60 seconds thanks to pre-installed poles — just unfold, extend, secure and it’s move-in ready.

The spacious interior sleeps six. The integrated, vented rainfly provides added protection from summer showers and improved airflow without extra assembly. When it’s time to head home, the tent comes down as easily as it went up. What’s more, it’s surprisingly light to transport via the expandable carry bag.

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Rollaway Cooler

To ease the transport of food and beverages that need to be kept cold, this Coleman wheeled cooler is a perfect find among camping gadgets. It holds 62 quarts and features a leak-resistant drain.

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Cooler Light

Don’t rely on the light of the fire as you fish around for a beverage at night. This cooler light, secured with provided adhesive tape, turns on when someone opens the cooler and turns off when the lid closes. The light has about a 20-second illumination time.

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LED Tent Lights

Keep these handy LED lights around rather than relying on a flashlight. These can be attached inside or outside the tent to provide illumination. The small clip hooks keep the light in place so you always know where they are.

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Dry Bag

If your camping adventures involve activities like kayaking, canoeing or fishing, this dry pack will keep your mobile devices safe. More than 21,000 Amazon reviewers give it 4.8 stars.

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Dog Pack Saddlebag

If you bring your four-legged friend on adventures, this dog pack is perfect. It’s made of cotton canvas and adjusts to fit medium- to large-sized dogs. A few zipped pockets store whatever a dog may need on the trails.

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Biodegradable Wipes

These wipes are great for times you can’t shower or bathe while camping. Made without synthetic materials, they’re completely biodegradable. Each pack comes with 30 wipes.

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