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85 Of The Coolest Camping Gadgets & Unique Products For Campers

You might notice a few things on this list that were familiar to your grandfather, but for the most part, we do camping a little differently here at Awesome Stuff 365. From paracord survival bracelets & pocket chainsaws, to cool tents & unique hammocks we have got your back and we are prepared to take on the great outdoors together with some of the coolest camping gadgets we have set our eyes on.

Cool Camping Stuff For Campers:

So Let’s take camping to the next level and discover some of the most coolest camping gadgets and unique camping products on the market!

#1 Glow In The Dark Rope

Glow In The Dark Rope

Looking for awesome camping stuff? Look no further than glow in the dark rope. Never again will you accidentally knock down the entire tent while stepping out for a midnight pee?   

#2 Solar Powered Grill

Solar Powered Grill

It might just be hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk, but it will always be sunny enough to barbecue some beans with this solar-powered grill. Don’t get caught without gas, or batteries again!

#3 Mosquito Repellent Device

Mosquito Repellant Device

We’ve all been there. Sitting by the lake, swatting at mosquitos that are seemingly endless. This mosquito repellent device makes swatting a thing of the past, with a protection radius of 225 square feet!

#4 Camp Stove Toaster

Camp Stove Toaster

Some things are hard to come by in the wilderness, such as kitchen fresh toast, but this is a problem of yesterday because we’ve got you covered today. Whether you’re a bread and butter guy or a toast and jam kind of girl, you don’t have to make that choice anymore!

#5 Light-up Tent Stakes

Light-up Tent Stakes

The aluminum camping stakes with built-in LEDs have over 10 hours of life, long enough to last you through a cold winter night in even Alaska.

#6 Rocket Stove Portable Camping Stove

Rocket Stove Portable Camping Stove

This makes the ideal gifting item for any outdoorsy type. It is perfect for whipping up a quick meal when out camping and secures the flames within its sturdy compartment preventing the probability of a forest fire. It is a convenient tool that effectively blends form and function in the simplest of ways.

#7 The 30 Day Survival Lantern

30 Day Survival Lantern

Sick and tired of changing oil in your lantern, or being without batteries? This lantern touts itself as not only being indestructible but capable of shining for 30 days straight, which means even if you aren’t in the wilderness, you might find this handy around the house.

#8 Personal Water Filter 

Personal Water Filter

Hikers and campers alike will appreciate the innovation behind this little marvel. It is the tiniest water filter ever, making it possible to reduce the weight of carrying clean drinking water through your excursion. It also makes the ultimate survival tool allowing you to drink from virtually any water body.

#9 Gerber Folding Spade

Gerber Folding Spade

Pack up and go with the Gerber folding spade. Great for trenching out a fire pit, or burying dead bodies in the backyard. We just hope those bodies are beloved pets who passed away, and not your pesky neighbor.

#10 Titanium 3-In-1 Camping Utensil

Titanium 3-In -1 Camping Utensil

A fork with a built-in blade might seem a little menacing to your health, but you can rest easy knowing that the edge of this fork is simply a serrated butter knife edge, with a lovely spoon on the other end, for porridge and other homely things.

#11 Stingray Tree Tent

Stingray Tree Tent

Why camp on the ground, when you can camp in the trees? Keep safe above the ground and camp in style in the canopy.

#12 The 20-in-1 Multi-Tool Survival Tool 

The 20-in-1 Multi-Tool Survival Tool 

The survival axe makes it possible to operate anywhere, by pitting together all of the important outdoor survival tools into one compact package. It is lightweight and portable and quite a delight for the handy man or any other adventure lover. It is built to last and will withstand fundamentally any environment without risk of damage.

#13 Camp Stove Power Charger

camp stove power charger

While we might like to go “gadget-free” for a day in the woods, some of us simply can’t live without our gadgets, or we at least love them so much that we would rather not consider going without them. Plug in with the BioLite and keep going for hours!

#14 Campfire Griddle Grill

Campfire Griddle Grill

Hashbrowns? Check. Fried eggs? Check. Pancakes? You bet. Knock out a sweet breakfast with this campfire griddle!

#15 Enamel Camping Mugs 

These enamel mugs have the visual inspiration adventurous campers will appreciate and packs up portability and convenience in one simple unbreakable package.

The colors chosen resonate with the outdoors and make quite a connection with nature. They are an ideal pair to gift a camping couple and enable them to make the most out of their excursions.

#16 Military Lensatic Sighting Compass

Military Lensatic Sighting Compass

Better to have and not need, than to need and not have. This compass is the perfect companion for hunters, hikers, and campers alike.

#17 Pop-up Portable Camping Grill 

Pop-up Portable Camping Grill

Today’s camping adventure is a lot more fun thanks to such gadgets as these that offer both function and luxury. The grill features the right dimensions for portability and allows you to roast your precious game kill in style allowing for the use of coals or even an open fire with ease.

#18 Gorilla Glue Tape

Gorilla Glue Camo Tape

Gorilla Glue Tape is a whole new animal, that gives duct tape a run for it’s money. And since there isn’t anything duct tape can’t fix, we certainly can’t argue with the reasoning that Gorilla tape should be able to fix anything better.

#19 Portable High-Pressure Hot Water System 

Portable High-Pressure Hot Water System
Portable High-Pressure Hot Water System

This hot water system converts the outdoors experience into a thrilling adventure by making it possible to shower in style just as you would at home.

It fills up in a matter of 20 seconds and keeps the water warm for the best experience. The removable lid acts as a stepping platform and also contains a fishing ruler conveniently fitted.

#20 The 3-in-1 Military Folding Camping Shovel

The 3-in-1 Military Folding Camping Shovel

Sometimes you need a shovel. Sometimes you need a shovel that is also a saw and more.

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#21 Personalised Enamel Camping Mugs 

Simplicity is the theme on this delightful camping mug. It captures the spirit of the outdoors using basic pictorials drawn from nature and provides a customization option to turn it into a thoughtful gift.

#22 Mini Dehydrated Marshmallows

Mini Dehydrated Marshmallows in cup

The only downside to these marshmallows is that your kids will probably eat them before you arrive at the campsite. So best leave these ones at home, and take the marshmallows instead!

#23 Klax Multi-Tool Axe Heads 

Klax Multi-Tool Axe Heads
Klax Multi-Tool Axe Heads

The 7-in-1 axe head is quite a remarkable innovation, packing up a host of necessities in the smallest possible portable format.

It makes use of durable high-quality materials and offers a lifetime warranty. It can be fitted with a handle picked up in the wild for use as an axe or hammer when necessary.

#24 Campfire Songs

Campfire Songs

Grampy might have had them all down by heart, but you’ll be sure to impress with over 100 sing-a-long favorites for around the campfire!

#25 All Natural Fire Starters 

firestarter

This tool addresses the most primal need all campers must contend with, starting a fire. It is a compact product that contains all necessary ingredients for a camp fire without necessitating the use of accelerants. It is easy to pack and will get your fire roaring in no time at all.  

#26 Log Pillows

Log-Pillows

Not quite as hard as a rock, or lumpy as a log, this pillow gives the true look of camping outdoors, with all the comforts of home.

#27 Outdoor Reclining Seats 

Outdoor Reclining Seats

Take your love for comfort to the next level with these portable and light recliners. The simple construction features six seating positions and can be used anywhere, from the beach or park, to the woodlands or a boating excursion without any compromise on quality. It is a combination of steel framework and foam cushioning, built to last a lifetime.  

#28 Light Up Tactical Multi-Function Pocket Knife

Light Up Tactical Multi-Function Pocket Knife

File this one under cool camping tools, because the only thing better than having a tactical knife while camping, is one with a built-in light. Kind of like the only thing better than sharks are sharks with lasers.

#29 Sand-Free Multi Mats 

Sand-Free Multi Mats 

Your picnic or beach visit will be transformed with this sand-free mat. It boasts a patented quicksand technology that allows all particles to fall through and the ones underneath to stay in their position and not stick to you.

It is waterproof and therefore keeps you dry and comfortable making for a relaxing sunbathing or frolicking session.

#30 Wearable Sleeping Bags

Wearable Sleeping Bags

So, you might look like you rolled off the set of the latest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, but if you’ve ever woken up at night and not wanted to go out from under the covers.. well, now you don’t have to. Take the covers with you!

#31 Scout Complete Kelly Kettle Kit 

Scout Complete Kelly Kettle Kit
Scout Complete Kelly Kettle Kit

The fuel efficient build of this Kelly kettle makes it easy to boil water in minutes or get dinner ready in a hazard-free contained environment. Its design reduces on moisture and heat loss making it fast and efficient and ensuring minimal nutrient loss for any foods cooked in it. It also features a grill and frying pan all in one simple assembly.

#32 A 12 Foot Outdoor Movie Screen

A 12 Foot Outdoor Movie Screen

This is a two-for-one because it is probably one of the coolest camping accessories AND you can use it at home, in the backyard, and anywhere else you can find room!

#33 Coffeebox Rugged Coffee Maker 

Coffeebox Rugged Coffee Maker

Built for the coffee lovers in the house this coffee maker is resistant to all the hazards that characterize the outdoors from rust, dust, impact to spilling and water damage.

It is made of lightweight material making it portable and is big enough to brew up to 8 mugs. It is a fast brewer and also allows for water filtering.

#34 The Durable Double Hammock

Durable Double Hammock

You’ve probably heard of hammocks, but if you’re really cool, you’ve heard of double hammocks, because the only thing better than laying in a hammock by yourself, is laying in a hammock with a friend.

#35 Packable Kayak 

Packable Kayaks
Packable Kayaks

Enjoy a fun-filled kayaking adventure with this highly portable kayak. It packs up all of the necessary features into one easy-to-carry package.

These awesome kayaks are constructed from a high-quality material and provides lots of space to ensure your comfort as well as to store the essentials. Its construction offers remarkable stability making it pretty hard to topple.

#36 Realistic Western Diamondback Rattlesnake

Realistic Western Diamondback Rattlesnake Statue

Okay, so this might not qualify as unique camping equipment, but just imagine the face of your now ex-wife, best friend, or now-deceased grandmother when they wake up to this fake rattler in their tent!

#37 Bonfire Portable Fire Pit 

Bonfire Portable Fire Pit

This Unique portable Fire pit is designed for low wood consumption and minimal smoke production. It is made with convenience in mind allowing you to start a fire with ease and contain it to avoid fire hazard. It is a stylish piece made of stainless steel and could make an impressive centerpiece for the backyard space.

#38 Volkswagen Camper Tent

Volkswagen Camper Tent

Keep the bugs out and get your Volkswagon on this Volkswagon Camper Tent. Just don’t forget the keys at home.

#39 Barebones Forest Lanterns 

Barebones Forest Lanterns

The Barebones lantern is focused on delivering maximum efficiency in a compact and portable package. It features a long-lasting battery, bright LED lighting and an output for recharging portable devices like cell phones. It does not heat up and provides between three and 80 hours of output depending on the usage.

#40  The Grill Sergeant BBQ Apron

The Grill Sergeant BBQ Apron

Crack open a cold one, or six. Everything you need, including your next drink, will never be far from hand with the Grill Sergeant Tactical BBQ Apron.

DISCLAIMER: We don’t actually recommend getting drunk and playing with fire.

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#41 Wazoo Gear Survival Bracelet 

This beautiful bracelet packs up a remarkable combination of survival tools that could save a life.

It has a signal feature to call out for help in an emergency, hypothermia prevention facility, first aid provisions, food catching equipment, and even some basic tools for setting up a shelter. All of these are carefully concealed in the simple wearable package.

#42 Mosquito Repellent Wristbands

Mosquito Repellent Wristbands

There a couple terrible nuisances about camping, the first of which is probably mosquitoes. The second, mosquito repellent. Why not repel them both?

#43 Nemo Equipment Salsa Sleeping Bags 

Nemo Equipment Salsa Sleeping Bags

Sleeping bags don’t come any niftier than this. Regardless of the surface, you have to use as a bed, it ensures comfort by providing water-repelling insulation and allowing for as much bending and shifting as it takes you to enjoy your sleep. It is designed to protect the sleeper from the elements and could accommodate up to six ft. six inches of height.

#44 Dehydrated Camping Food

Dehydrated Camping Food

Maybe you have exquisite food tastes and love to hike. Maybe you are sitting in the woods right now, wondering where you can get a Thai curry at 2:00 AM in the morning. And maybe you just want to pack light, but delicious. No matter, this delectable dehydrated camping food will have your mouth watering and your taste buds dancing overnight.

#45 Color Inflatable Solar Lights 

Color Inflatable Solar Lights 

These solar powered lights allow you to set the mood with up to eight different color options, one at a time or all in a sequence. It is waterproof and can, therefore, be used outdoors regardless of the weather or indoors for a fun bath session. It only takes seven hours to charge to full capacity and at its optimal performance can give you a good six hours of light.

#46 The Portable Camping Shower Bag

A Portable Camping Shower Bag

Taking a hot shower in the middle of the great outdoors has never been easier. Normally, the first thing we do when we get back from camping is we take a hot shower. That first taste of being back in civilization. But now, that comfort is right at the edge of your campsite!

#47 The Camping Survival Guide

The Camping Survival Guide


This guide to shelter, food, and self-preservation will not only prepare you, but it one day may even save your life. A great guidebook for campers and outdoor enthusiasts looking to learn a little more!

#48 Portable Camping Grill

Portable Camping Grill

These cool camping products are lightweight and break down into a simple compact tube.

You can carry your grill in your backpack or even your pocket. Clean-up is a breeze, and grilling has never tasted so sweet!

#49 The Camping Cookbook

The Camping Cookbook

This is the ultimate camping cookbook, with everything from tips to save time and prepare meals quickly and efficiently, to some of the best campfire dishes. You’ll be saving time and energy, and putting out mouthwatering dishes at the same time!

#50 Standing Room Wagon Top Camping Tent

standing room camping tent


Hate crawling into tents, or even at times, slithering through the doorway? With a height of 6’6″ this tent is suitable for big and small looking for a little extra room in the tent.

#51 Portable Washing Machine

Portable Washing Machine

Clean your clothes on the go, with the efficiency of a high-end washing machine, but without the need of electricity or a bulky machine.

#52 Personal Locator Beacon

Personal Locator Beacon

This locator beacon relays your location via 104 MHz and 121.5 MHz frequencies to local search and rescue, and worldwide SAR satellite network.

#53 Happy Camper Baseball Caps with Led Lights 

Happy Camper Baseball Caps with Led Lights

This hat perfectly completes your camping gear collection, providing bright LED lights perfectly positioned to leave your hands free for adventure.

During the day it looks like any ordinary cap and provides much needed shade from the sun but at night with the simple flick of a switch it allows easy access to any convenience with powerful batteries that provide up to 50 hours of lighting.

#54 Big Daddy Skillet

Big Daddy Skillet

Go big or go home. If this is your motto, then you can’t go wrong with this humongous skillet, the perfect frying pan for cooking giant meals at the same time.

#55 Campfire Popcorn Popper

Campfire Popcorn Popper

These cool camping gadgets allow you pop up a batch of popcorn in no time. A great activity for children and parents alike.

#56 Suunto GPS Watch

Suunto GPS Watch

Able to pinpoint GPS location and elevation, with multiple different modes, these watches are amazing camping gadgets. You can track calories, distance, lap times, routes, and more!

#57 The 5-In-1 Survival Bracelet

The 5-In-1 Survival Bracelet

These cool survival bracelets have all of your basic needs covered: cordage, fire starter, compass, whistle, and scraper.

#58 The Smartphone Fish Finder Attachment

Smartphone Fish Finder Attachment

The days of sitting in the canoe for hours “hoping” to catch a fish are long behind us. Be in the right place at the right time with this fish finder that connects directly to your smartphone!

#59 Bunk Bed Hammock

Bunk Bed Hammock

Snug as a bug in.. well, in a bunk bed hammock! These cool camping items are great for siblings, families, and close friends looking to get off the ground but keep close.

#60 Firestarter Keychain

Firestarter Keychain With LED Flashlight

Fire is one of the most important tools for survival, and the ability to start a fire on short notice can sometimes mean life or death. This keychain keeps the power of Prometheus close at hand, so you’re always ready to strike a fire.


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#61 The 5-Gallon Portable Toilet

5-Gallon Portable Toilet

When you got to go, you got to go. Don’t ever underestimate the “feel good” power of going to the bathroom like a civilized human being.

#62 Rainbow Fire Packets

Rainbow Fire Packets

Gaze into the dancing rainbow flames, kids will be entertained and adults will be amused.

#63 Cast Iron Sandwich Maker

Cast Iron Sandwich Maker

If you love toasted sandwiches and camping, then you will love this cast iron sandwich maker. You’re going to feel like you just sat down at the bar when you order up a hot sandwich.

#64 Unisex Bonfire Camping Hoodies 

Unisex Bonfire Camping Hoodies 

These hoodies are the ideal wear for all outdoors enthusiasts, allowing you to cozy up in style. The simple yet captivating graphics make a personality statement and the fabric choice is perfect to keep you warm and comfortable on chilly nights. The minimalistic design makes them a simple yet elegant choice for all and sundry.

#65 Pocket Chainsaw

Pocket Chainsaw

You were expecting Leatherface? The pocket chainsaw may be a monster, but the variety you want to have around. Throw away your traditional hand saw because this chainsaw will have you going through the same branches in half the time.

#66 Campfire Fishing Pole

Campfire Fishing Pole

You’re sure to be the catch of the day with these cool camping accessories. Designed to keep you away from the fire and cook multiple marshmallows at once, they are a perfect tool for kids.

#67 Flashlight Shoes

Flashlight Shoes

Ever wish you had flashlights on your shoes? No? We didn’t have that wish either, but after trying out the flashlight shoes, we’re hooked.

#68 The Coolest Cooler

The Coolest Cooler

What’s cooler than the coolest cooler? Not much I am afraid, so you best open your wallet and prepare for excellence. Do not suffer the lukewarm temperatures of cool coolers, or even cooler coolers. This is the coolest, with built-in Bluetooth speakers And Lots More. Check it out! 

#69 Picnic Time Portable Folding Camping Chair

Picnic Time Portable Folding Sports Chair

Whether you are watching 4th of July fireworks, or camping out by the lake, these cool gadgets for camping have more pockets than you’ll ever need, and table room for even more.

#70 Happy Camper T-Shirts 

Happy Camper T-Shirts

These unisex camper t-shirts make the best choice for a camping group as they make a loud statement of allegiance. The variety of color options makes them suitable for all personalities and they use a simple combination of text and imagery to speak volumes.

The cotton polyester blend is ideal for the outdoors providing comfort under all weather conditions.

#71 Bounty Hunter Tracker Metal detector

Bounty Hunter Tracker Metal detector

You never know what you might discover out in the wilderness. From raw minerals to artifacts and relics of old, this is a sure win with adults and kids!

#72 waterproof socks

waterproof socks

Ugh. The feeling of soggy socks. Previously, our solution was to dry our feet out by the fire. But now there is a better solution and a better pair of socks.

#73 Rolling Picnic Table Cooler

Rolling Picnic Table Cooler

This portable picnic table cooler is the perfect accessory for those looking to keep their gear to a minimum. It doubles as a table and cooler while including two seats for you and your loved one.

#74 Family Size Sleeping Bag

Family Size Sleeping Bag

It just may be a three dog night, but don’t go looking for a dingo anytime soon. Curl up with your family is this XXL sleeping bag, built for the whole family!

#75 The Ultimate Modular Camping System

This module camping system is the ultimate camping accessory, need i say more?  

#76 The Sleeping Bag Hammock

sleeping bag hammock - coolest camping gadgets

There’s only one thing better than the family-sized sleeping bag and that’s the sleeping bag hammock! Pretty much a combination of two of the most Creative inventions ever.

#77 Portable Camping Bunk Bed Sofa

Portable Camping Bunk Bed Sofa

As you can see from the pictures above this camp bunk bed set can also transform into a handy sofa, now that’s a pretty awesome camping product if you ask me..

#78 Odorless Hand Warmers

handwarmer

Doing outdoor trip, we need to focus on the weather particularly at night. Sometimes, at night the wind is cooler than at the days. Then, to keep the body is warm is simply using HotHands Hand Warmer.  It is a hot-pack that can be used by remove the outer packaging, shake it and put on the body you want, but, do not use directly to the skin. The warmth lasts up to 10 hours, it is disposable but not harm for the environment, so it is a must have for you to do camp. 

#79 Walk Traction Cleats

Yaktrax Walk Traction

Make your adventure tracking be easy on all terrain with Walk Traction Cleats . It helps you to walk on snow or icy road. Using this under your shoes will reduce the risk of falls on snow. The design is lightweight, so it won’t make your shoes become heavier. The material is made from 1.2mm steel coils, coating with zinc to prevent damage on your shoes. Now, you can walk on any weather during your adventure outside. 

#80 Hammock With Mosquito Net

Hammock With Mosquito Net

Here is another unique hammock that you should consider! It comes with a mosquito net, integrated within the set. You won’t have to worry about those annoying bloodsuckers anymore. Enjoy sleeping outdoor peacefully and taste the fresh air! Moreover, the hammock and the net are super easy to set up. It also features a bright yellow color that will stand out so you can locate it easily.

#81 Portable Fan

Portable Fan

Summer is the best time of the year for a camping trip! The only challenge would be keeping your tent’s temperature cool. Fortunately, you bring this super handy portable camping fan! You can hang it inside the tent or bring it around with you. The fan will last all day and some more, thanks to its large battery capacity. The fan also comes with an LED light as an extra useful feature.

#82 Camping Cot with Air Mattress

Camping Cot with Air Mattress

Camping doesn’t have to be miserable! You do not always have to sleep in a sleeping bag on cold hard ground. You can now sleep well inside your tent with this luxurious camping cot. It also comes with an air mattress and a pump combo! The whole set is super portable because they are all foldable and inflatable. They are also quick to set up.

#83 Urinal Funnel for Female Campers

Urinal Funnel for Female Campers

Being a female camper can be challenging sometimes, especially when you need to urinate! Men would just go find the nearest bushes and relive themselves without a second thought. For ladies, this silicone urinal funnel might be a more elegant solution to this urination problem. You can use it inside the tent where no one is looking, and that’s more lady-like!

#84 Magical Flame for Colorful Fire Pit

Magical Flame for Colorful Fire Pit

Setting up a fire pit is an integral part of camping. But, do not settle with the old regular mini bonfire with boring red amber. You can up your game and make your camping experience more fun with this Magical Flame additive. Just chuck it inside your pit and watch the mesmerizing fire turn orangeish and blueish!

#85 Waterproof Lighter

Waterproof Lighter

The ability to start a fire is crucial when it comes to camping. When it rains and everything is wet, your regular firestarter keychain might not be enough to light up the wood. You’ll need this battery-powered waterproof lighter! Setting up your fire pit would be done in a flash. However, do not forget to recharge it before you go on your trips!

Get ready and buy it here! Best time to do camping is on the summer because the weather is warm, the water is clear, and summer means vacation! But, if you live in the extreme heat area, then, it is better to do camping on cold season. One thing to remember before camping is avoid to bring the large and heavy items. Select the lightweight, compact, and versatile items to pack in. Hence, you can go to the adventure with ease.

Schedule your time to camping probably in 3-5 days. So, you can enjoy the view, the nature and the weather perfectly. 

That Epic List of the coolest camping gadgets and essential camping gear should be a good start, but be sure to browse our site for more creative gadgets, cool outdoor gear, and unique stuff for campers.


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