PLANNING A TRIP TO GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK?
6 camping gear recommendations to make it your best trip yet.
Review our picks for sleeping bags, day packs, camp kitchens, and more!
SIX CAMPING GEAR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR YOUR NEXT TRIP TO GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK
Whether you are planning a weekend adventure tent camping at Cade’s Cove or you’re driving your van around the park, we have rounded up our most popular camping gear to make this your best trip yet.
#1. Cloud Layer sleeping bag $199.95
The Smokies are known for their beauty during the changing seasons – sleep in comfort no matter when you visit! The coziest sleeping bag out there – the Cloud Layer Sleeping Bag’s multiple layers are removable for versatility based on temperature and integration with the Cloud Layer Mattresses creates a true home-like sleep experience. The Cloud Layer Sleep system works great whether you are camping in a tent, van, or pop up camper. Wake up well rested for a day of exploring the park.
#2. Dine O Mite camp kitchen $199.95
In the words of Emeril, “Bam!” With a large bamboo work surface, adjustable shelf storage, and organizational pockets that would make Marie Kondo proud, the Dine O Mite camp kitchen lets you unleash your culinary skills in the great outdoors.
#3. WayLight hiking pole $59.95
Light the trail back from your sunset hike (or just light the path to the campground restroom) WayLight provides the safety of a light and the function of a hiking pole all in one lightweight, adjustable package. *Fun fact, it also makes a great marshmallow roasting stick. 🔥
#4. Hacky Pack day pack $39.95
Day hiking up the Chimneys, Clingmans Dome or Charlie’s Bunion? The Hacky Pack Day is an ultralight day pack that stows into a 4″ ball when not in use. Perfect a day hike or just a trip around town.
#4. Packing Cube organizer $44.95
“For every minute spent in organizing, an hour is earned.” Multiple access points, durable water-resistant outer material, and modern heather grey side panels make this the perfect way to organize you gear as you’re road tripping and camping. *They work great as a bathroom tote for all your toiletries!
#6. Picnic Pad $59.95
Enjoy a picnic at Greenbriar Picnic Area or any of the overlooks in the park Bring along the picnic pad to stay dry and comfortable. It’s fully waterproof, and protects from prickly grass. The rigid design keeps its shape and a soft fleece top makes it extra cozy.