Complete Family Camping Gear List

A Listmania! list by Eroc "Eroc" (Chitown)
The list author says: "This is a car camping list. It isnt about weight, size, coolness. It is about comfort!!! Car camping is meant to be relaxing! Ok, so not everything I have that I used came from Amazon. But here is a list of stuff I love to use. Just add food and beer! Dont forget TP and firewood!"
Coleman 2 Burner Dual Fuel Compact Liquid Fuel Stove
1.  Coleman 2 Burner Dual Fuel Compact Liquid Fuel Stove by Coleman
The list author says:
  "Love this stove, my uncle has had one for 28 years and it still works.  It runs and colemen white gas or unleaded from your car...no propane tanks needed!  Its a classic that has proved itself for years!"
$81.91   Used & New from: $65.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (171 customer reviews)

Reliance Products Aqua-Pak 5 Gallon Rigid Water Container
2.  Reliance Products Aqua-Pak 5 Gallon Rigid Water Container by Reliance
The list author says:
  "Sturdy, great spigot!  If you need to move water around this is key, you could also do the 2.5 gallon if you are close to the well...plus it weights less to carry"
$21.50   Used & New from: $16.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

Coleman 50-Quart Wheeled Cooler (Blue)
3.  Coleman 50-Quart Wheeled Cooler (Blue) by Coleman
The list author says:
  "Keep your bacon, eggs, hot dogs, hamburger, steak, beer, soda, etc.  I like having wheels for it is easy to move"
$38.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Eureka! Copper Canyon 1312 - Tent (sleeps 8)
4.  Eureka! Copper Canyon 1312 - Tent (sleeps 8) by Eureka
The list author says:
  "Family camping starts with a good tent that is big enough if the weather is bad.  I like eureka because they make all the military tents.  It was between this or the Columbia..columbia has bad support!  This tent is big and heavy...takes 2 to setup!"
Out of stock
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (74 customer reviews)

TETON Sports Outfitter XXL Cot (85"x 40")
5.  TETON Sports Outfitter XXL Cot (85"x 40") by Teton Sports
The list author says:
  "After having an air mattress lose air and the need to take an inverter to power the pump...it is cot all the way!  They are comfortable and you are off the ground.  This once is big!!"
$114.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (549 customer reviews)

Onway Aluminum Portable Folding Sling Relax Chair (Green) - Camping Chair, Garden Chair, Tailgating, Outdoor Events, Solid Armrest with Ergonomic Angled Backrest
6.  Onway Aluminum Portable Folding Sling Relax Chair (Green) - Camping Chair, Garden Chair, Tailgating, Outdoor Events, Solid Armrest with Ergonomic Angled Backrest by Onway Outdoor Furniture
The list author says:
  "If you are over 220lbs look for something else.  These are comfortable and great when seating and eating or around the fire!"
Out of stock
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Coleman Premium Dual Fuel(TM) Lantern with Hard Carry Case
7.  Coleman Premium Dual Fuel(TM) Lantern with Hard Carry Case by Coleman
The list author says:
  "These put out a lot of light and you can use the same fuel you use for your Coleman dual fuel stove!  They will last a long time!!  I have the apollo on my list too but it cant put the light out like this can!"
$54.16
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (120 customer reviews)

Coleman Pack-Away Folding Table
8.  Coleman Pack-Away Folding Table by Coleman
The list author says:
  "A stable for any campout, need to be able to sit and eat...play cards, etc"
$66.73   Used & New from: $45.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (188 customer reviews)

Coleman White Water Large Cool-Weather Scoop Sleeping Bag
9.  Coleman White Water Large Cool-Weather Scoop Sleeping Bag by Coleman
The list author says:
  "These are for car camping only...they are rectangular for comfort.  They are rated for 30 degrees but you will be cold..40 is ok.  These are not an expedition bag either they are cheap and for early fall, late spring and summer.  This is not a cold weather bag!  Perfect for family camping when it isnt too cold out!"
$36.99   Used & New from: $15.13
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (286 customer reviews)

GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Frypan
10.  GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Frypan by GSI
The list author says:
  "I like Non-stick...easier to clean when you camp!  You need at least one of these.  I like bacon and pancakes so one for pancakes one for bacon!  (2) 10" pans are tight on the coleman stove."
$19.95 - $49.96
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

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GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Camper
11.  GSI Outdoors Bugaboo Camper by GSI
The list author says:
  "This has everything you need!  Pots, strainer, cups, bowls, dishes, etc!  You can make mac and cheese, soup, omelettes, bacon, pancakes, etc!  This is the ideal set, just add a bigger frying pan and you are set!  All this stuff nests sooo perfectly!  I love it (Have the Pinnacle it is really nice!!"
Out of stock
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

GSI Outdoors Kitchen 23
12.  GSI Outdoors Kitchen 23 by GSI
The list author says:
  "Spoons, forks, knives, even a cutting board!  This is perfect and covers everything...salt and pepper, small bottle for oil or soap...even a sponge! All you need!"
Out of stock
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

Reynolds Consumer Produ Aluminum Foil 30 Sf Roll 08031
13.  Reynolds Consumer Produ Aluminum Foil 30 Sf Roll 08031 by Reynolds
The list author says:
  "Awesome for foil dinners, add potatoes, onions, oil, mushrooms, peppers, chicken breast, and garlic!  Set it on the fire and away you go! Foil packed meals are great and fun for the kids!  Oh and dont forget the baked potatoes!!"
$5.19   Used & New from: $1.98
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

BiC Multi-Purpose Lighter - 4 Lighter Value Pack
14.  BiC Multi-Purpose Lighter - 4 Lighter Value Pack by BIC
The list author says:
  "Absolute necessity!  Need I say more!  You could do a zippo but...these are cheap and easy!  I like these because they are longer and you wont burn your hands!"
$18.46   Used & New from: $13.46
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Bicycle Poker Size Standard Index Playing Cards (Blue or Red)
15.  Bicycle Poker Size Standard Index Playing Cards (Blue or Red) by Bicycle
The list author says:
  "Pretty self explanatory!  If it rains these are worth there weight in gold!  bring a book too!"
$4.44   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (158 customer reviews)

Starbucks VIA Ready Brew Coffee, Colombia Medium, 3- Count Packets (Pack of 6)
16.  Starbucks VIA Ready Brew Coffee, Colombia Medium, 3- Count Packets (Pack of 6) by Starbucks
The list author says:
  "These arent bad and they are sooo much easier then a pot and all the other crap!  There is decaf and flavor versions also!"
$19.99   Used & New from: $18.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,448 customer reviews)

Cutter 51070 All Family 6-Ounce Insect Repellent Pump Spray, Case Pack of 1
17.  Cutter 51070 All Family 6-Ounce Insect Repellent Pump Spray, Case Pack of 1 by Cutter
The list author says:
  "Self Explanatory"
$6.44   Used & New from: $1.75
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Adventure Medical Kits Bighorn Kit
18.  Adventure Medical Kits Bighorn Kit by Adventure Medical Kits
The list author says:
  "Complete first add, includes aspirin, immodium, etc!"
$69.99
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews)

Midland GXT1050VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) (Camo)
19.  Midland GXT1050VP4 36-Mile 50-Channel FRS/GMRS Two-Way Radio (Pair) (Camo) by Midland
The list author says:
  "This is optional but if you hike..these are awesome!  Waterproof, rechargeable or AA, great range, NOAA.  They arent the most user friendly and the range is nowhere near 36 miles.  But outside 2 miles is gonna be in.  None of these two-way FRS/GMRS will do more than that so pick one with the options you want and go with it."
$69.64   Used & New from: $48.69
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,925 customer reviews)

Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath
20.  Leatherman 830039 New Wave Multitool with Leather/Nylon Combination Sheath by Leatherman
The list author says:
  "Jack of all trades...it does everything!  Have one use it for so much on an everyday basis"
$85.50   Used & New from: $73.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (819 customer reviews)

Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160WXR Microlink Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power and Cell Phone Charger (Red)
21.  Etón American Red Cross ARCFR160WXR Microlink Self-Powered AM/FM/NOAA Weather Radio with Flashlight, Solar Power and Cell Phone Charger (Red) by Eton
The list author says:
  "Have to have some entertainment, AM/FM/NOAA ...has a solar charger, crank, and a light as well."
$27.99   Used & New from: $22.39
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (680 customer reviews)

UCO Lumora R3 XP-GR3 CREE LED 180 Lumen Flashlight and Collapsible Lantern with Dimmer
22.  UCO Lumora R3 XP-GR3 CREE LED 180 Lumen Flashlight and Collapsible Lantern with Dimmer by UCO
The list author says:
  "Best LED lantern on the market.  It is small and doubles as a flash light!  And it is also bright as both!  This is substantially better then the Black Diamond Apollo!"
$17.62 - $69.99
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

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Black Diamond Spot Headlamp
23.  Black Diamond Spot Headlamp by Black Diamond
The list author says:
  "I dont know why people carry flashlights for camping trips anymore.  Headlamps are so much easier and work far better.  They have a flood light and a spot...oh and now they have a red light option if you dont want to disturb anyone for a middle of the night trip to the bathroom.  Bright and hands free!  I use this at work as well!"
$24.99 - $500.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (289 customer reviews)

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Eroc "Eroc" (Chitown)
Qualifications: Survival enthusiast, camper, product tester
Last updated: 12/21/12
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