The Best Camping Gear for Families with Kids

Camping adventures with the family create memories that last a lifetime, but roughing it in the wild can be difficult with small kids. Make this year's camping trip easier than ever with this selection of great outdoor gear and camping supplies for kids. From kid-sized air mattresses to folding booster seats, these are the best camping finds for families.

Coleman Kids Adventure LED Camp Lantern photo

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Coleman Kids Adventure LED Camp Lantern

Help your kids light up the night on their camping adventure with this Coleman LED camp lantern. The lantern runs on 4 AA batteries, has a runtime of 16 hours, five bright LED lights and a water-resistant design that makes it safe for outdoor activities. ($11; target.com)

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Kelty Woobie 30 Sleeping Bag photo

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Kelty Woobie 30 Sleeping Bag

Keep kiddos warm and cozy with this Kelty Woobie sleeping bag. This sleeping bag is made for temps as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit and has insulation that stays warm even if it gets wet, double zipper panel for extra room and a convenient stuff bag for easy, kid-friendly storage. ($60; backcountry.com)

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SHDIBA Travel Pop Up Baby Tent photo

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SHDIBA Travel Pop Up Baby Tent

When you can't all be in a tent, cabin or camper together, but your baby still needs to nap or rest, this mini travel tent is perfect. The cover offers UV protection and the mesh design keeps out mosquitos and other bugs. Lay toddlers in here for a nap outside or let babies rest or play here under adult supervision. ($39; amazon.com)

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Ozark Trail Kids Camping Airbed with Travel Bag photo

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Ozark Trail Kids Camping Airbed with Travel Bag

Making roughing it extra comfy for the kids with this child-size travel air mattress. This airbed supports up to 110 pounds and has armrests to keep kids comfy while sitting on it and keep little ones from rolling off in the night. This air mattress for kids has a quick set up and deflate time to make setting up and tearing down camp easy. ($20; walmart.com)

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Sun Squad Kids' Chair Shark photo

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Sun Squad Kids' Chair Shark

Give your little one their own kid-size chair to relax in around the fire or at your favorite fishing spot. This cute shark chair can hold up to 125 pounds, has an easy fold-up design, has two cup holders and comes in other child-friendly designs like ice cream and pineapple shaped chairs. ($15; target.com)

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Summer Infant Portable Booster Seat photo

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Summer Infant Portable Booster Seat

For kids who are too little to sit still at a picnic table or hold a plate of food in their chair, this portable booster seat is must-have camping gear. The removable tray is easy to clean, the chair folds up for easy packing and travel and your little one can eat all their meals plus play with toys or hang around the campfire in this cute travel high chair. ($35; amazon.com)

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Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagon photo

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Step2 Whisper Ride Touring Wagon

Navigating a stroller at a campsite can be a major pain. This wagon has two seatbelts and four cup holders to accommodate multiple kiddos, and can be pulled through rougher terrain, and can get tired little ones longer distances with ease. The removable canopy helps protect them from the sun and gives them a place to cool off and rest. ($128; kohls.com)

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Shining Buddy LED Headlamp photo

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Shining Buddy LED Headlamp

LED headlamps are a great way to help little kids see at night without requiring them to keep hold of a flashlight. Let them have hands-free fun outside and easily keep an eye on them when they wear this lightweight headlamp with an adjustable strap. The light has high beam, low beam, red light and red flashing light options that can be switched with a simple click. ($13; amazon.com)

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Hydro Flask Kids Wide Mouth 12 oz. Water Bottle photo

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Hydro Flask Kids Wide Mouth 12 oz. Water Bottle

Fill up a kids' water bottle for your little one to keep on hand during hikes, fishing trips and other camping adventures. This 12 ounce Hydro Flask is designed for children and comes in six different color options and keeps liquids cold for up to 24 hours. ($30; dickssportinggoods.com)

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Phil&teds Parade Backpack Carrier photo

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Phil&teds Parade Backpack Carrier

Carry small babies on hikes, walks or just around the immediate campsite with this convenient backpack carrier from Target. The aluminum frame is strong and stable, with cooling mesh fabric to keep baby from overheating. Premium padding keeps mom or dad's body comfortable while carrying, and a detachable backpack helps you carry along any extra snacks or supplies you might need. ($140; target.com)

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