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    31 Things From Target You'll Want To Bring On Your Next Camping Trip

    Basically everything you could possibly need when it comes to camping.

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    1. An outdoor tarp that will keep you (and your supplies) from getting drenched during a sudden summer rain. It's super durable and comes in multiple sizes that can cover a whole variety of tents.

    The tarp
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    Promising review: "The tarp seems to be a good quality. I am using it as a temporary cover for my septic tank that got damaged by a tree falling on it. It has rained several times and no water has gone through the tarp and it is holding up nicely in the bad weather." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $3.99+ (multiple sizes available)

    2. A six-person tent, because what's better than being with your five closest people under one roof? It's incredibly spacious, rainproof, and only takes 10 minutes to assemble.

    The tent
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    Promising review: "I have purchased this Coleman tent several times and love the size, the room to stand up, and the ease of putting up and taking down. Because of the height, it is not easy for one person to put up, but two people can pop it up in 10 minutes or less." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $89.99

    3. A cushy sleeping bag made specifically for people over 6-foot-5 so you never have to struggle with not having enough room to sleep at night when you're enjoying your camping trip. The best part is: it will keep you warm in up to 30 degree weather.

    The sleeping bag
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    Promising review: "Best sleeping bag I've ever bought! This thing kept my family warm during a camping trip with an unexpected temp drop to 30 degrees. Very pleased with my purchase!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $39.99

    4. An emergency blanket for when a disaster (hopefully never!) happens. It's so important to be prepared in the outdoors and, with this blanket reflecting 90 percent of your body heat, you'll never have to worry about not being ready for any scenario.

    The tarp-like emergency blanket
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    Promising review: "Very thin. Very light weight. Easy to store in car." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $4.99

    5. A 24-quart backpack cooler that will hold all the important stuff that you'll *need* at the campsite. Whether its granola bars for the trail or a gallon of cool water, this pack holds it all and more.

    The backpack cooler
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    Promising review: "Great size, perfect for beach, day trips or needing to keep items cold for several hours." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $34.99

    6. An inflatable mattress with a pump, because there's nothing worse than sleeping on top of a bed of rocks. This incredibly comfy blow-up mattress resists against mold, prevents leaks, and can support up to 300 lbs.

    The inflatable mattress
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    Promising review: "This is a good air mattress. We purchased four of them and took them camping for four days and they was pretty comfortable. We didn't have to add air to them the whole trip. I would recommend them." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $39.99

    7. A rechargeable LED flashlight so you'll never have to stumble around in the dark while trying to locate the bathroom at night. Being out in the woods at night can make it incredibly hard to see, but this 360-degree lighting experience will illuminate your campground and let you take in every view possible.

    The flashlight
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    Promising review: "So many functions all in one compact size! There is light when you need it and the added bonus of being able to charge electronics makes this a dream if power was to go out! Definitely recommend! It’s a lifesaver!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $39.99

    8. A large camping chair for the times when you've returned from a long hike and just need to chill. It's large and in charge, water-resistant, and roomy, making it perfect for curling up next to the campfire.

    Model sitting in the camping chair
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    Promising review: "I am very pleased with the design and workmanship of this chair. For how big it is it's not heavy to carry in its bag. I am currently around 300 lbs and the chair supports me extremely well. It is solid and comfortable." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $44.99

    9. A two-burner propane stove that is perfect for camping in groups with a big appetite after a long journey to the campsite. Plus it's super easy to detach and clean making it perfect for on-the-go campers.

    The travel propane stove
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    Promising review: "This is a nice, sturdy stove which was an upgrade from my Coleman classic single burner stove. The wind protection is great feature and the stove is very compact and not heavy. I’m happy to now have two burners, it’s much easier to cook a good meal and I think it will last a long time." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $59.99

    10. A grill cover, because why wouldn't you want your grill to be protected from the same weather disparities that you're vehemently avoiding? This super practical purchase will protect from all the elements and last forever.

    The grill cover
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    Promising review: "Quality materials, perfect fit, I love the cover, nuff said." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $68.99

    11. A stainless-steel all-in-one food jar so you won't have to worry about foraging for your next meal. This leak-proof thermos locks in temperature and keep food fresh for longer so you can continue to enjoy your food hours later.

    The food jar with top that can be used as bowl
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    Promising review: "I use this for hot lunches. Stays hot till it's ready for lunch time! Quality is good, no leaks, and looks cool!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.59

    12. An LED flashlight for when you need a little help navigating further away from your campsite. This rechargeable handheld light is a lifesaver when you're wandering late and night and are trying to decipher north from south.

    The flashlight
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    Promising review: "Great flashlight! After doing a lot of research I came upon this product. It's turned out to exceed my expectations. It's extremely dependable and durable for the price point. Super easy to use and recharge as well." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.49 (retails for $34.99)

    13. A searing barbecue box that minimizes mess by vaporizing dripping grease and makes for a perfect addition to any grill setup.

    The barbecue box
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    Promising review: "CampChef pellet smoker is by far the best on the market. You plug it in and it works! Simple operation with sophisticated technology under the cover that makes outdoor pellet cooking an amazing experience." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $219.99

    14. A lightweight hammock, because there's nothing better than relaxing under a canopy of trees after a long day. It's super light, making it perfect for summer, yet incredibly durable and simple to set up. This hammock is ideal for any camping excursion.

    Model sitting in hammock
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    Promising review: "Comes with everything you need. Super light and super strong. Great deal!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.99

    15. An insulated water bottle so you can keep your water colder for longer. The lid is leak-proof so you'll never have to worry about it spilling and it's the perfect compact size to take anywhere.

    The water bottle
    Target

    Promising review: "Love it! Keeps every cold for soooo long especially in this heat! And also amazing for hot beverages also! 32 oz amazing to stay hydrated! Love all the baron colors." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $26.24 (originally $34.99)

    16. A set of trekking poles for those that are hiking inclined. They provide amazing stability while still allowing for a great full-body workout. A perfect purchase for the active camper.

    The trekking poles
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    Promising review: "Helps stop slipping on steep trails. Also allows upper body workout and steep trails. And increases stability on tricky spots. Great for hiking!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    17. A 140-piece first aid kit that can be used to help out in any scenario. It comes with cleansing wipes, gauze, antibiotic cream, among other things, making it perfect for fixing up minor scrapes and cuts.

    The first aid kit
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    Promising review: "A great little first aid kit to keep in the car or at home for immediate attention to bumps, bruises and cuts." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $13.49

    18. A canister of pepper spray, because being "too prepared" isn't a thing. If you're taking a solo camping trip or even just going on a lengthy hike at odd hours, this is sure to make you feel in control so you can enjoy your surroundings without worry.

    The pepper spray bottle in pink
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    Promising review: "Nice and small fits on my key chain.] I feel much safer on my early morning walks." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    19. A reusable pump so you'll never have to know the woe that is rolling over to an uninflated side of the air mattress in the night. Charge it at home and throw it in your car to be a proactive camper and you're ready for the best sleep of your life.

    The reusable pump
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    Promising review: "This was perfect for camping. Inflated and deflated a queen and twin air mattress on its charge with no problem. Perfect for what we needed!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $34.99

    20. A water filter straw for the camper that loves every part of the camping experience *except* lugging gallons of water everywhere. It fights against 99.9% of bacteria, including E. coli and Salmonella, and every sip will leave you refreshed and hydrated.

    The filter straw
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    Promising review: "What an amazing product. Must-have for campers, hikers or anyone who enjoys the outdoors." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    21. A compass with LED light that will illuminate the way while you navigate in the great outdoors. There's nothing more frustrating than losing your way, especially when it's getting dark. With this all in one light-up compass, you'll never have to guess which direction you're going.

    The compass with necklace attachment
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    Promising review: "Easy to purchase on-line and pick up. It’s a convenient size, and easy to see, even without my glasses. Light is handy." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    22. An Igloo BMX cooler, because having a cold beverage at the end of a long day of hiking or swimming is just the best. The largest model holds up to 72 quarts and the clampdown lid helps you beat the heat and keep your items cold for up to five days in 90-degree weather.

    The cooler
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    Promising review: "Love this cooler. It’s light and ice stays for days." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $69.99+ (available in multiple sizes)

    23. A butane/propane stove so you can cook as high quality of meals while camping as you would in the comfort of your own kitchen. It's light, easily transportable, and extremely effective, boiling a liter of water in just three minutes.

    The mini travel stove
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    Promising review: "I've been using my Peak 1 for the past 15 years. Never had any issues. Has always worked well for me on my backpacking trips. Works perfectly." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $18.99

    24. A stainless-steel all-in-one cook set for the forgetful camper that wants all their essentials in one place. This eight-piece cook set includes two bowls with lids that double as cutting boards, one spatula and one ladle with extending handle, and one pot with a vented lid. Plus, it's dishwasher-safe and incredibly easy to clean.

    The set
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    Promising review: "Amazing product for making small soups and oatmeal, nice sturdy little spork. I would recommend for those who cook outdoors." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.99

    25. A pair of binoculars that'll be perfect for birdwatchers and hikers looking to enhance the view, alike. Plus, they're affordable and water-resistant.

    The binoculars
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    Promising review: "The binoculars are great. I like the focus capability. I would recommend this product to my friends and family." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    26. A portable mosquito repeller, because who wants all that yucky spray stuck to their skin for days on end when you can easily use to protect your whole campsite? It comes with 12 hours of refills and reviewers actually can't say enough good things about it.

    The mosquito repeller
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    Promising review: "My wife and I took two of these for a trip to Little Basin early August, which has a reputation for mosquitoes. We put one of these units on each end of our picnic table and never saw a single mosquito. More importantly no one was bitten even once during the trip. I was a doubter but now a believer, especially since no one used any insect repellent at all. Would recommend." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $24.99

    27. A pair of rotisserie forks so you can roast marshmallows by the fire all night long. There's nothing more satisfying that eating s'mores by the campfire and these adjustable forks allow you to do just that at any height, making them a perfect addition to a family camping trip with small children.

    The rotisserie fork
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    Promising review: "They were as advertised. Reasonably priced and work great for hot dogs and marshmallows." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $3.99 for a set of two

    28. A cast-iron skillet for making incredible fireside meals. It's an amazing conductor of heat and, unlike other plans, is seasoned in a way to bring out the best smokey flavors that the fire has to offer.

    The cast iron skillet
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    Promising review: "You can use it in stovetop or in oven." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $22.99

    29. A handheld misting fan that'll be perfect for warm-weather camping trips in the summer. It's also ideal for offering a little relief after a long hike under the sun. The cooling water feature combined with the powerful fan makes for the perfect way to unwind.

    The purple handheld fan
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    Promising review: "Easy to use and more powerful air flow than expected from a small device." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $12.99

    30. A coffee percolator, because if you're like us, you need your coffee fix no matter where you're waking up. If the smell of fresh air doesn't *quite* do it for you, then this cool grip percolator that has been deemed by reviewers as "perfect for camping" may just do it for you.

    The coffee-maker tin
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    Promising review: "I borrowed my brother-in-law's percolator on a camping trip earlier this year. We used it to make coffee, and boil water. It worked so well we bought one of our own." β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $34.99

    31. A weather radio so you'll be prepared for any scenario. It's charged by solar power and you can even plug your phone into it, making it an ideal addition to any camping setup.

    The weather radio
    Target

    Promising review: "For the price you can’t beat this radio! Haven’t used for weather emergencies yet but this little thing has so many great features. Multiple charging options (power cord into outlet, batteries, solar, crank) and the two lights plus AM/FM radio β€” great buy!!" β€”Target Reviewer

    Price: $29.99

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