Some of the best camping gadgets are the ones that you didn’t even know you needed… but once you have them you can’t picture camping without them.
We have comprised a list of some of our favorite gadgets that are simple but very helpful for you next camping trip.
Best of all, each of these gadgets are under $15 so you can get great little gadgets without breaking the bank!
Portable Elastic Travel Clothesline
If you ever went camping and spent an afternoon at the beach you will know how handy this clothesline can be. Just attach it between a couple nearby trees and hang your swimsuits and towels up on the line for easy drying.
It is elastic and is 70 inches long but can be stretched to 10 feet giving you plenty of room for your clothes.
It comes with 12 black clips that restrain the 12 pieces of clothespins from sliding. Therefore, clothes won’t glide to the center. The clips can be moved smoothly from left to right and vice versa by press and hold the little button on the top of the clips.
Coleman Camp Soap Sheets for Dishes and Hands
No need to mess with large bars of soap or bottles of soft soap to wash your hands. In this small compact holder you will find 50 biodegradable soap sheet.
These soap sheets use minimal space leaving room for all your travel or camping accessories.
These camping soap sheets are a small and easy addition to the glove box, hiking pack or camping gear.
Just remove the travel soap sheets with dry hands. It then dissolves instantly to produce a soapy, sudsy lather by adding water.
Campfire Tool Fire Bellows
Far too many people underestimate the power of OXYGEN when starting a fire. A fire needs 3 things: HEAT SOURCE, FUEL and OXYGEN. This collapsible metal bellows is simple but incredibly effective. This fireproof telescoping tool allows you to compress and focus the oxygen in your breath directly into the heart of your fire. You’ll be amazed when you try it for yourself. Any tool that makes fire starting more effective in difficult weather conditions is worth it’s weight in gold.
It extends to 30″ & collapses to 6″ and is made of stainless steel.
It is the best camping idea most people don’t carry, The telescope design allows close interaction with the fire without crouching down to blow on the embers or burning your face.
9 in 1 Multi-Tool Pen for Camping
9 In 1 Multi-Tool Pen: The tactical pen combines 9 different functions, which can meet your needs for outdoor survival or camping activities and fits easily into your pocket. It’s necessary when camping, hiking, adventures, survival and in emergency situations.
It is equipped with a whistle, compass, 4 in 1 multi-tool head (such as tighten the screw, open the bottle), sturdy head, ballpoint pen, and is multifunctional and very practical.
The multi-tool pen also comes with a exquisite black box.
Simple Portable Camping Shower
The Simple Shower is a specially designed portable shower that attaches to just about any one or two liter bottle to convert them into a shower. No longer will you have to lift a solar shower filled with 20 or 40 pounds of water above your head to take a shower while camping – simply fill a plastic 1 or 2 liter bottle with warm water, or leave the bottle in the sun to heat up, and attach the Simple Shower for a quick and easy shower. It also fits Platypus collapsible bottles and bladders. At only 2 ounces, it’s ideal for backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, hunting, camping, emergencies, cleaning pets, washing utensils, at the beach, and anywhere else a steady stream flow shower can be used.
Please Note: Bottle not included.
Directions: Simply fill a plastic 1 or 2 liter bottle with warm water, or leave the bottle in the sun to heat up, and attach the Simple Shower for a quick and easy shower.
Beanie Hat with LED Light
This one-size-fits-all beanie hat with light is made from an ultra-soft acrylic blend that provides excellent insulation against cold winter air.
The LED light inserted into the light up hat contains four (4) bulbs and is easily removable. With three (3) adjustable brightness settings, you’ll have the perfect amount of light for any task.
With 8 hours of runtime on a single charge, this LED beanie hat will always light your way when you need it. Its standard USB port allows you to charge in the car, with your computer, or using a portable power bank.
Hands Free Portable Neck Fan
Feeling hot? You need to go outside but also have no hands to hold regular portable fan? Why not always stay cool with this wearable neck fan? You can hang the fan around your neck and take it everywhere, will not feel tired or uncomfortable. Say goodbye to hot flashes, sweating, and flushing.
This Wearable Neckband USB Fan is available with Low / Medium / High speed levels to meet your individual needs.In addition, this cooling fan features with LED lights, it’s very cool at night.
Pop-Up Camp Trash Can
It can be frustrating keeping the campsite, RV or cabin neat and tidy. Not any more. With Coghlan’s pop-up trash and recycle containers, containing messes has never been easier.
Coghlan’s Deluxe Trash Can features heavy 600 denier polyester for increased durability with the addition of grommets along the bottom edge to secure with stakes – no more chasing your garbage bag.
Clips along the top inside edge securely attach preventing bags slipping down when in use.
A second clear plastic pocket is ideal for labeling contents while the original lid pocket is perfect for extra bags.
Inside Cooler Lid Light
This handy little light automatically turns on as soon as a lid is opened and off when the lid is closed.
Finding a drink at night has never been easier – and the light shuts off after 20 seconds to conserve the battery.
Double sided tape securely holds the Lid Light in place keeping it ready for when you need it.
Collapsible Water Bottle
Travelers, adventurers, runners, cyclists, gym buffs! Outdoor enthusiasts, campers, hikers, on-the-go moms, dads and kids- Nenda has your hydration needs covered! The Nenda foldable water bottle is built durable, leakproof, and BPA-free for a great drinking experience.
Drink up, roll up, secure your bottle with the strap, and use the carabiner to attach it to your bag and off you go!
Built to be as active as your lifestyle, the Nenda bottle is durable and leakproof, maintaining its shape with or without liquid, and is flexible for rolling up or compressing to fit tight spaces.