Having coffee on a camping trip doesn’t have to be a luxury. Too often, people think it’ll be too hard to make coffee while outdoors, but it’s actually just as easy as making it at home, so long as you have the right tools. This is where the best camping coffee makers come into play.
Thanks to a dozen different camping brands making steel canisters and no-waste filters, all you have to do is boil water, add coffee grounds and pour, it’s that easy! Better still, the cleanup is even easier when you just dump the coffee grounds into the fire pit. So let’s check out the best coffee makers for your next outdoor adventure, and don’t forget to check out the best tents before you leave town. If you haven’t camped in a while, you’ll likely need an upgrade in that department too.
1. Bartelli Paperless Pour Over
This paperless pour-over method is great for easy cleanup in the great outdoors. With laser-cut steel mesh to filter your coffee, you can do the environment a solid by avoiding paper. Plus, maybe it’s just us, but this filter makes the taste and smell noticeably better. Maybe you’ll make the switch to use at home as well.
2. GSI Outdoor Percolator
This enamel blue camping coffee maker is small and easy to pack. After pouring the coffee into the pot, add the water and let the entire thing sit for a few minutes. And voila, you’ll have fresh, delicious coffee in minutes.
3. Klein Single Serve Pour Over
This single-serve camping coffee maker is great for solo backpacking trips or camping with a friend or two. Only able ot make one cup at a time, it’s not the best for large groups but is a great choice for those who enjoy the stainless steel filter with the drip over option. Your coffee filters into a small glass bowl that is attached to the filter and is easy to clean. The best part is not having to bring yet another cup along.
4. Nanopresso Portable Espresso
This stylish and compact tube creates a perfect shot of espresso and all you need is ground coffee and hot water. Craving your favorite pick me up while outside or traveling? This is an affordable option that is easy to pack and easy to use. Even better still, cleanup is an absolute breeze.
5. Coleman Nine Cup Percolator
This is a great option for large camping groups or for those of us who enjoy more than two cups each. Coleman is one of the best outdoor brands in the industry and their percolator seals the deal on the best morning to be had outside.
6. Mountain Mojo Collapsable Coffee Maker
This filter system is made from silicon and crushes down flat when not in use, making it the smallest, most lightweight camping coffee maker on our list. Easy to rinse out and store, Mountain Mojo has made a game-changer in the coffee world.
7. BruTrek Steel Toe French Press
Doubling as a French Press and an insulated travel mug, enjoy fresh-pressed coffee anywhere you go. Great for late mornings or for camping trips, take this camping coffee maker on an early morning hike and be all set to see the sunrise.
8. Stanley French Press
This stainless steel camping coffee maker holds 48 ounces and weighs three pounds, the largest on our list. Great for large groups, this paperless French Press will serve you endless cups of coffee, so you can be sure to make that sunrise hike no matter what.