The Best Portable Camping Chairs for the Whole Family

Whether you're backpacking into the wilderness or camping with the family closer to home or even just gathering around a bonfire in the backyard, these camp chairs will keep you comfy and cozy.

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April 07, 2021

Having solid camp furniture can significantly improve a weekend away in the woods. Whether you're traveling alone, with a friend or with the whole family, you can find the perfect fit for everyone in the crew. Plus, outdoor folding chairs are just great for extra backyard seating around a bonfire. This list of budget-friendly and high-end camp chairs is sure to have something to satisfy even the most Goldilocks of campers.


This lightweight, inexpensive camp stool folds up small enough to tote anywhere, so it's perfect for quick camping trips, watching your kids' sports games or gathering around a bonfire at home. The stool weighs less than two pounds, comes with an integrated carry strap and can hold up to 250 pounds of weight.

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These colorful, foldable, kid-sized camp chairs are perfect for the little adventurers in the family.

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Coleman's budget-friendly Outpost Breeze folding chair is everything you need without the extra frills. It folds down flat so you can easily leave a pair in the trunk of your car to always have at the ready whenever adventure strikes.

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A slight upgrade on the Outpost Breeze is Coleman's version with its own mini table, perfect for easier s'more-making or drink-holding.

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These zero-gravity chairs recline to your liking and then lock in place so you can stare up at the night sky or snooze on the beach in peace.

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This chair is the ultimate best friend of backpackers willing to splurge on carrying a bit of extra weight for maximum comfort. It weighs just over two pounds which in backpacking terms can be seen as a waste of weight, but it's worth it when you can sit down in a real chair, off the ground and with a supportive back, at the end of a long day of hiking.

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Kelty's Low Loveseat camp chair is like bringing a futon to the campfire. Bring a few throw pillows and a cozy blanket you're not worried about caking with dirt to make an extra-comfy fireside lounge that's also Insta-friendly.

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YETI is best known for its rugged coolers, but its camp furniture is just as solid. The Trailhead Camp Chair is made from supportive, durable material that won't break down under the harsh rays of the sun like some other chairs may over time. It comes with a cup holder that can be moved to either side of the chair.

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