Whether your camping day is filled with hiking, fishing, swimming, or cooking elaborate Dutch oven meals, make sure to plan your next trip to include the best camping chair for you to kick back around the campfire at the end of each day. Gear like trekking poles and camping chairs help make the hard work of hiking more comfortable. Every good adventure should have a balance between activities that keep us active and fit and a healthy dose of rest and relaxation.
It's easy to think of the classic quad folding camp chairs of our youth as an institution, but innovation in form and function has brought us to a new generation of fireside repose. These modern chairs are such a delight, you'll have them doing double duty as lawn chairs when you get back from your trip.
Once you've packed your new favorite chair and the rest of your camping gear, make sure to check out these camping etiquette rules to keep our camping trips fun and relaxing for future trips and future campers.
The Best Camping Chairs - Our Top Picks
Alpha Camp New Fabric Oversize Padded Zero Gravity Lounge Chair
ALPHA CAMP Oversized Folding Director Chair
The padded armrests, cupholder, and soothing rocking action combine for a comfortable respite. A mesh backrest will prevent you from overheating in this chair. When you're ready to go, just fold it flat and grab it by the built-in handle and head to your next campsite.
ALPHA CAMP Ultralight Portable Folding Camping Chairs With Carry Bag
Designed with the backcountry in mind, the Chair is ultralight comfort. Weighing in at a pound and a half, this chair can be added to a hiking backpack, bikepacking, or kayaking kit without blowing the weight budget. This chair offers additional support and comfort while still packing down to the size of a water bottle. We have named it the best lightweight camp chair for its unbeatable comfort.
ALPHA CAMP Oversized Heavy Duty Camping Chairs Padded Arm Chair
This Camp Chair is the obvious choice for all the kiddos around the campfire. The simple quad-folding design makes setup and take-down simple for most children to manage solo. With a cupholder for their drink and a seat designed just for them—they can be part of the party!
ALPHA CAMP Oversized Portable Camping Chair
This chair is built for two. With a similar design to the typical quad-folding camp chair, it's easy to set up and put away, leaving more time to enjoy together. The handy mesh under-seat pocket fits phones perfectly and allows for distraction-free time. Snuggle up by the fireside with a blanket and s'mores. Each seat has a cupholder so you won't need to go anywhere.