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Awesome Camping Gear and Adventure Equipment for Families

Elevate your next camping trip with this family-friendly gear

Published on: May 10, 2024

A couple and their young child laughing in front of their tent while camping.
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Always be prepared

Camping with kids is always a blast, but it definitely requires some serious prep on the part of parents. Fear not! Our editors are here to take some pre-planning off your plate and make sure that you have all the right gear in tow so that you and your kids can focus on the fun things like creative s’mores combos and mosquito defense strategies.

From an indispensable gadget to jumpstart your dead car battery, to a circus-inspired slackline kit, we’ve rounded up everything you need to ensure your next trip into the wild is a stress-free, memory-making success for the whole family. 

Up first: Travel-ready corn hole set

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in October 2013 and was updated most recently with new camping products and gear for families in May 2024.This article includes contributions from earlier gear roundups by Lauren Braden and Tiffany Doerr Guerzon

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