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    17 Camping Chairs So You Can Bask In Mother Nature's Glory (In Maximum Comfort)

    Because sitting outside to watch the sunset is one of life's biggest joys and you might as well be well-equipped.

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    1. A Coleman camping chair with over 37,000 5-star ratings for a good reason — it comes with side pockets, adjustable arm heights, a carry bag, cup holders, and best of all, a place to keep your tall boys nice and cool. 

    reviewer sitting in camping chair on deck
    reviewer photo of beers in the built-in cooler

    Promising review: "WOW this gamble paid off! This outdoor camp chair is amazing at the price it sells for... cheap doesn't mean low quality. This chair is well made, strong and easy to use, stable, folds, unfolds with ease. It can hold 350+ pounds no problem! Seat is WIDE and has lots of storage and multiple cold drink pockets. If you want extra lumbar support use a small pillow to sit against, hey there's plenty of room. All the five star reviews are spot on on this beauty, so for well less than a hundred bucks your chair problems are solved. Oh and shipping was lightning fast... Props to the manufacturer, seller, and Amazon!" —robert

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A lightweight portable camping chair featuring a high back so you can chill in supreme comfort, even if camping (or even being outside in general) isn't your thing. 

    reviewer photo of black and red camping chair on grass
    reviewer sitting in blue and black camping chair

    Promising review: "I was SO THRILLED with the first one I ordered, that I immediately ordered a second one! These two-lb. chairs are AMAZINGLY comfortable, even for my 85-yr-old mom, who has had four spine surgeries. High Back A+++ — I recently bought a small minivan conversion and these packable chairs are going to be perfect to have stored in the car without taking up much space at all. HIGHLY recommended!!" —Mermey

    Get it from Amazon for $44.99 (available in 12 colors).

    3. A tri-leg camping stool seemingly made for you to post up by the nearest vista, crack open a cold one, and observe the sunset like nobody's business.

    reviewer photo of orange camping stool at campsite
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    Promising review: "I shoot the sunrise every morning and have a terrible back and weak legs. Now I can set the tripod low and open and sit on the stool at just the right height. It folds up very easily and quickly. The only problem is the velcro strap to close up the folded assembly is cut quite close/short and is awkward to strap it together. I weigh about 200 lbs. and this supports me with no problem whatsoever. I have only owned and used it for about three to four months but it appears to look brand-new. There is no stretching of the seams or high stress areas. It is very light and I carry this and my camera tripod with no problems at all. This little stool has saved my back and knees." —Francis Stellitano

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (available in 10 colors).

    4. A high-backed camping chair equipped with a headrest, which means you can kick back and relax by the campfire until the very last ember dies down without compromising on comfort.

    model reclining in Klymit camping chair by the water
    model folding chair up and putting it into storage bag
    REI

    Promising review: "We have had many camp chairs over the years of different designs. We have this exact chair with a different brand name. This is the MOST comfortable one of all. Extra credit to the headrest. Just get it. Best to store chairs with internal bungees with the frame up so the bungees will not get stretched out." —Jpack

    Get it from REI for $44.73 (originally $59.95).

    5. A two-person L.L.Bean camping loveseat (!!!) because camping can be a deeply romantic affair if you make it so — you don't ever have to be separated from your S.O. for even a second in the scary scary wilderness with this purchase.

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    LL Bean

    Promising review: "Love this sturdy chair. We've used it car camping, at outdoor concert, sporting events, etc. If you line up the case the correct way, it's easier to put it in and take it out." —TrackMom

    "A fun and functional chair! We love it! Perfect for backyard or camping and it’s a space saver — two chairs in one easy carry case!" —Steph ER

    Get it from L.L.Bean for $89.

    6. A camping chair with a canopy reviewers says holds up to 350 pounds — ideal for sitting in the blazing sun for hours without fear of getting deliriously sunburned.

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    reviewer on the beach sitting in blue camping chair with a canopy

    Promising review: "These chairs are exactly what I wanted. They are very sturdy, we were able to leave them on the beach with the shade up and swim in the water without either of them blowing over. My husband and I are very comfortable while sitting in them, your legs are not pinched. You have two cupholders so you can use one for a drink and the other for keys/phone. The material is thick so I think it will last a while. We are very happy with this purchase." —Stacey St John

    Get it from Amazon for $75.99 (available in three colors).

    7. A swinging camping chair that's essentially a portable mini hammock everyone will be obscenely jealous of as you pretend you're on a beach and not a rainy campsite.

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    lifestyle image of model sitting in swinging camping chair

    Promising review: "OMG what can I say. I have found the ULTIMATE chair. Well made, sturdy, super easy setup/takedown. Took it camping this weekend and everyone who sat in it wanted the link to buying it. My search for the perfect camping chair has come to an end." —J. Ramsey

    "This chair is so relaxing! It doesn't swing wildly, more like a gentle rock. It doesn’t have a cup holder, but a Robocup clamped to the side post is a perfect solution. It seems surprisingly sturdy so far." —Shalala

    Get it from Amazon for $154.99+ (available in a lightweight or padded option).

    8. A basic affordable camping chair you can easily buy for every member of your camping party, because the kickback is absolutely essential and no one can be left out.

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    Target

    Promising review: "This chair is sturdy and a good value for the price! It folds up small and comes with a carrying bag for easy transport. The cup holders are a nice touch. All in all, it’s a decent chair for what I paid for it and I would buy again." —Sara

    Get it from Target for $14.99.

    9. A rocking camping chair ideal for the camper who can't sit still — whether you're nervously watching your kid's sports game or rocking out by a scenic lake, this chair will enhance your outdoor experience.

    reviewer photo of six people sitting in camping chairs in front of baseball diamond
    reviewer photo of blue rocking camping chair

    Promising review: "I have purchased three of these chairs and they are awesome! Whether you're using the chair by the fire, on your deck, garage, by your camper or hunting etc, you will definitely be comfortable, as long as you like sitting in a rocking chair or four-legged chair this is comfortable! The material is well made, some of our friends are larger and it holds their weight. We haven't had any of the seams come apart at all and we have had our chairs for four hunting seasons. Do not hesitate to purchase this rocking chair!" —Amanda Henderson

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

    10. A collapsible rocker camping chair with a spacious seat, because you've got enough to worry about (frostbite, bear attacks, irretrievable boredom) to be squished like a sardine.

    reviewer photo of man and child on camping chairs around a fire pit
    reviewer photo sitting in blue rocker camping chair

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS CHAIR. This chair is the freaking Lamborghini (or whatever your favorite luxury/sports car is) of camping chairs. It’s so comfortable and amazing. My husband and I take these everywhere. They’re even great on the sand, although I recommend putting them on a blanket so not as much sand gets into the mechanisms that do the folding and hydraulics that it does LOL. It’s big enough that I (5'7”, 200lbs) can criss cross applesauce in the chair. It’s kind of like a hammock-y feel to it. Anyway, super comfy and I bought a second chair after we got the first one (test buy)!!! Buy it, you won’t regret it!! 🥳" —Jane Lim

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99+ (available in two colors).

    11. A camping chair recliner that's like the big daddy of all camping chairs — it's got completely suspended air-rocking, with reclining capabilities as well, because if you're going to be slumming it in the wild you might as well get yourself the best. 

    model reclining in recliner chair on the beach
    REI

    Promising review: "All it took was one test sit in the store. I didn't even blink at the price; it was that perfect. This feels solidly built and very sturdy when sitting in it and comes together for a quick setup at camp. It also takes up a quarter of the space of my last chair — which helps with packing for a trip. Love it, love it, love it." —Charmagne

    "Absolutely a show stopper! I've taken the chair both camping and to tailgates. Always received a compliment and eventually sharing the chair with fellow companions who reluctantly want to get up off the chair. Cool concept, comfortable, and sturdy." —JoeyX

    Get it from REI for $249.94 (available in three colors).

    12. A colorful (and foldable) camping chair destined to brighten up even the gloomiest of outdoor excursions. As an added bonus, you're contributing to the preservation of our national parks, so it's really a win-win for all involved.

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    packed up camp chair
    Parks Project

    Parks Project partners directly with over 45 park conservancies across the country to help leave our parks better than we found them.

    Promising review: "When I first pulled this chair out of the box I was disappointed. It seemed too lightweight to hold my husband or son. However, I put it together and had them each sit in it and they both really liked to it to my surprise. The design helps the width of the chair conform to the sitter's...shall we say...girth. I bought a similar style chair from Cabela's at twice the price, but the material was really thin. So I'm back here ordering more. Great chair." —Christy

    Get it from Parks Project for $59.99 (originally $110).

    13. A super portable Cliq camping chair that, when folded up, collapses to the size of a bottle so you don't have to wrestle a bulky mass in and out of your car when it comes time for your next wilderness journey.

    reviewer in cliq camping chair next to fire pit
    reviewer photo of folded up cliq next to a bigger folded up campign chair

    Promising review: "I've always found the traditional camping chair slouchy and uncomfortable. I would attempt to make myself more comfortable by sitting in traditional chairs sideways, legs over the one arm rest and back leaning against the other. HERE COMES IN THIS MAGNIFICENTLY ENGINEERED product. It allows me to lean back so comfortably and without fear of falling back, its balance is impeccable even in uneven campground terrains. It dries so quick after it gets rained on and!!! IT has mesh pockets I only just noticed this week lol. They even fit a soda cup like in my photo!!! It collapses down so neatly and is so sturdy. I've mastered closing and opening it after a couple of tries. The absolute best part?!?!? IT FITS ANYWHERE, it is so compact and could go in my day bag if I needed! I love this product so much, thank you Cliq team for producing such a magnificent chair <3" —Bracquelle

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99 (available in seven colors).

    14. A dual lock camping chair to lock into place when you open and close it, so your chair doesn't spring apart when you try and close it or, vice versa, try and trap your butt when you get up.

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    reviewer photo sitting in camping chair around fire pit

    Promising review: "Couldn’t be happier with this purchase. The color is bright and fun, and the chair is super comfortable. It sits up high, but allows a deep recline. It’s very spacious and fits me and a bag if I want, still being cozy. I have to say, I think my favorite part is the the two cupholders — one normal size and one oversized and big enough for a 40 oz. water bottle/my phone without pushing buttons on the side. I contemplated this purchase at first, and I’m so glad I just went for it. Perfect chair." —LAW88

    Get it from Amazon for $70 (available in 12 colors).

    15. side table camping chair so you can store your snacks and drinks, books,  emergency iPad, or whatever you want without having to smush it in the seat with you or put in on the ground.

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    reviewer photo of two thermoses on the side table

    Promising review: "We absolutely LOVE these chairs. I originally bought them hoping we could use them when we went to motorcycle rallies, but they're a little too big and heavy to carry around. But the chairs are awesome! We sat in them for over three hours on Halloween giving out candy and they were really comfortable! I love the attached tray as well, it's actually a good sized tray with lots of room for cups or whatever else you need to place on it. The attached pouch is also very roomy for your cellphone, keys, or other items you don't wanna lose. We have bought a lot of chairs over the years for sitting outside, but I can honestly say these are the nicest ones we've ever bought. I also love the case that they go in, it keeps them clean and ready to use. If you're on the fence about buying these chairs, you won't be disappointed!!! I bought them because of all the good reviews, and I'm so glad I did!!!" —Denise Coutorie

    Get it from Amazon for $69.99 (available in six colors, and also available in a loveseat version).

    16. A super large oversized camping chair if you're more of a burrower than an adventurer (me), and prefer to curl up in a chair that swaddles you in like a baby instead of going on that hike (me x 100000)!!!!

    lifestyle photo, people playing cards sitting in mammoth camping chair around a fire pit
    two yellow mammoth camping chairs by a lake
    Woods

    Promising review: "Buy it. You will be the most comfortable in a camping chair (or frankly it's up there for ANY chair) that you have even been. I could take a nap in this thing. (Though, I am 5'1" so...) Easy to set up. It is a large chair, so not exactly space saving but that's the point I think. Construction, coming from a seamstress, is fairly good, not top of the line but looks like it will hold up fairly well. 9/10 I would buy it again." —Jess

    Get it from Woods for $89 (available in five colors).

    17. An extra durable camping chair capable of holding up to 600 pounds in weight, equipped with a steel frame and super roomy seat if you're sick of wedging yourself into too-small camping chairs for the entirety of the function.

    This chair is tricked out with a waterproof phone sleeve and side pockets as well. 

    Promising review: "At 6'2" / 250lbs I was tired of trying to find a folding chair the lasted more than a few events. This chair is build to last. The seat is higher off the ground which is nice and is far more sturdier than other chairs rated to 300 lbs. The seat itself is wider and easily fits a couple of kids (2-10 year olds) or a big guy like me. **Follow-up** I've had two of these chairs now almost two years. Between the kids' volleyball, waterpolo, wrestling, swim team seasons, family outings, and neighborhood get togethers, these chairs are withstanding the usage. The cross joints in the front and back have started to roll slightly but are still sturdy and I'm not afraid of them giving way anytime soon. There are no signs of wear on the seat or arms. The only item that has worn out is the little red zip-tie lock on the chairs travel bag (it broke)... When these chairs eventually wear out, I will purchase again. **Follow-up Part 2** Well it’s been over four years since I bought two of these chairs and they are still holding up. I am absolutely impressed with the quality and their durability. This is a home run purchase for the big and tall guys out there. IF these chairs ever break down I will purchase again without hesitation." —Curtis

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99 (available in two colors).

    May your every camping trip be a glamping trip with these chairs.

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