Camping Chair Comparison Tables

 

We combed hundreds of online reviews, chatted with industry experts and did a lot of sitting to find the best camping chairs for the average user. We took note of any camping chairs that are reasonably priced, are easy to set up, and offer good features.

After considerable review of these third parties, real-life customer feedback, our own expertise, and opinions from multiple campers, we narrowed our list to our top five contenders.

The Basics

The table below summarizes seat materials, frame materials, warranty, and Fake Spot grade.

CAMPING CHAIRTREELINE PICKSEAT MATERIALSFRAME MATERIALSWARRANTYFAKE SPOT GRADE
RockingRipstop nylonAluminumLifetime for defectsA
Heavy Duty600D polyesterPowder coated steelLifetime for defectsC
BudgetPolyesterSteel1 yearA
Lightweight BackpackingRipstop polyesterAluminum5 yearsA
Best overall600x300D Diamond Ripstop PolyesterSteel1 yearA
 

Camping Chair Specs

See the unfolded dimensions, folded dimensions, seat height, weight, and weight capacity below.

CAMPING CHAIRUNFOLDED DIMENSIONS (inches, h x w x d)FOLDED DIMENSIONS (inches, h x w)SEAT HEIGHT (inches)WEIGHT (lbs)WEIGHT CAPACITY (lbs)
20 x 20 x 154.3 x 11.521.6250
38 x 38 x 207 x 411813.0800
40.5 x 37 x 24not available1810.0325
25.5 x 20.5 x 19.014 x 4 x 4111.1260
37.4 x 35.4 x 26.0not available209.4300
 

Camping Chair Features

Carrying cases, cup holders, storage, straps…sort the chart below if you’re looking for a specific set up.

CAMPING CHAIRCARRYING CASE?CUP HOLDERSOTHER STORAGEOTHER FEATURES
Y0NoneOptional front leg makes a rocking chair
Y23 storage pocketsCarry bag has 2 straps so can be worn as a backpack
Y1 + soft cooler pouch1 storage pocketAdjustable height arm rests
Y0NoneSingle shock-corded pole structure for easy setup
Y2OrganizerLocks keep the chair from sagging and keep the chair from unfolding