Camping chairs allow you the convenience and comfort of sitting during most outdoor activities including camping, BBQ’s, sporting events and even picnics. These chairs are not only portable but are sturdy and fold up fast for easy transport and storage.
Our highly rated choice picks are all reliable chairs that have a few things in common: they all come with padded armrests that provide easy access to your cold drinks and they have generous storage space, either on the back or sides of the chair, that allow you to store books, magazines, snacks or any accessories you deem fit. One of these options also offers a firm, no-sag seat and open and close locks for stability and mobility.
Whether you choose the tried and true, outdoor-expert Coleman or the best-selling and massive King Kong chair (holds up to 800 pounds), these camping chairs will keep you comfortable with their padded seats and headrests and cool with their lightweight polyester fabric and mesh back for airflow.
1. Coleman Portable Camping Quad Chair
The Coleman Cooler Quad Chair allows you to comfortably sit back and relax at your favorite sporting event, campsite, BBQ or picnic while enjoying a beverage or two. This camping chair comes with a built-in, four-can cooler pouch in the armrest which keeps drinks cold and within reach. A fully cushioned seat and back provide for support and comfort and a mesh cup holder and side pocket allow for quick access to personal items including snacks, books or magazines.
PROS: A sturdy steel frame ensures durability and the collapsible, folding design makes for easy transport and storage.
CONS: If you are looking for a chair with a reclining back, another option might be better.
2. ALPS Mountaineering King Kong Chair
The King Kong Chair by ALPS Mountaineering has a sturdy, powder-coated steel frame and durable polyester fabric to provide stability and comfort. This chair comes with adjustable armrests, a cup holder and side pocket in each for maximum storage and its generous size can hold up to 800 pounds. This chair easily folds up, fits in a carry bag and can be conveniently brought to all your events and stored away when not in use.
PROS: The King Kong is offered in three bold and bright color options – Deep Sea, Salsa, and classic Khaki.
CONS: Heavier than other options.
3. Kijaro Dual Lock Portable Chair
Kijaro’s Dual Lock Chair is a great chair to take to any indoor or outdoor event where portable seating is needed. This chair is made from ripstop polyester, has a padded seat and headrest and is designed with a firm “no-sag” seat for the ultimate comfort. Its name comes from the dual lock technology that ensures the chair locks in the open position for maximum seat and back support. It also has a 300-pound capacity and comes in a wide variety of colors.
PROS: The Kijaro features two mesh cup holders, mesh airflow on the back and an organizer with a zip pocket and cell phone holder.
CONS: These chairs tend to sit higher than other portable ones and might be an issue for shorter people.