Camp Chairs: Best folding chairs for the RV enthusiast

If we are not out exploring the campground or local attractions, we are relaxing around the camp laughing and telling stories. If this is the case for you too, why not be comfortable when doing it? We have found that some quality rocking camp chairs may help us do just that. Whether eating lunch, taking that afternoon nap, or sitting around the campfire telling stories, we are comfortable.


Close your eyes for a moment and just think about this. It’s sunrise, and you roll out of your RV, morning air feeling brisk, fire from the night before taking its last breath as it’s trying to reignite. You find your favorite chair on the site, turn it to look out over the lake, and nestle in to relax. Birds chirping and fish jumping as the new day begins. This is what it’s all about!………. Now imagine a hot cup of coffee in your hand. Life just got so much better!

The right rocking camp chair is something you don’t want to get wrong.

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Let me give you a few things to look for in a rocking camp chair that you may not have even thought about or knew were options.

  • Rocking style: Curved rockers or piston style
  • Flip up side table
  • Cup holders
  • Side or under storage
  • Padded seat, back, and armrests
  • Attached cooler
  • Breathable material
  • Folding for storage
  • Construction and durability
  • Backpack straps for carrying
  • Heating option, What???

5 Best Rocking Camp Chairs to bring along on your next Adventure

SUNNYFEEL Camping Rocking Chair

The fully padded and comfy cushioned armrest, high back, and comfy rocking camp chair seat provide you with a comfortable seating experience. The smooth-rocking design helps you to relax and enjoy the breeze during your journey. The small folding size (43×9×7 inches) saves your room while not in use.

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The sturdy steel frame construction affords up to 300 LBS (136KG) weight capacity and the chair weighs 11 LBS (5KG). The double-seam 600x300D oxford cloth & 3D mesh with 140g foam padding has great strength, durability, and breathability. You don’t have to worry about heavy-duty use, either to buy a new one in the near future.

TIMBER RIDGE Oversized Folding Rocking Camping Chair

This patio rocking chair has a wider seat than normal chairs. Up to 22.5″ wide seat width and hold up to 300 lbs design provides enough space for you, if you have kids, enjoy it together. 32.5″H thick padded backrest will nicely support your shoulders and head, providing you with an extra-plush experience.

Hard armrests make getting in and out easier, this rocking camping chair also comes with pockets on the side and phone storage on the bottom

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The outdoor rocker chairs have a sturdy steel frame meanwhile can be easily folded and transported. The packaged size of this foldable rocking chair is 27″L x 6 .5″W x 39″H.

This folding rocking chair is easy to expand and fold without any tools. The overall size of the rocking chair is 38″L x 22.5″W x 43.5″H, and the back of the chair is 32.5″H (from seat to the top)

Outsunny Zero Gravity Reclining Rocking Chair

This outdoor rocking lounge chair features an adjustable back and footrest that can customize to whatever position best suits your preference. Feel weightless, suspended by its breathable mesh fabric and comfortable pillow headrest. Rocking, laying, sitting, or napping it’s going to be a great time outside.

This reclining rocker holds up under pressure with a strong steel frame and a powder-coated finish to support 265 lbs. of total weight and prevent water damage.

Outsunny Zero Gravity Reclining Rocking Chair

Rock out, lay back, and relax. You can set up fast and enjoy the summer sun with two ergonomic armrests and a cushioned pillow headrest supported by a fast-folding steel frame. Featuring a cup holder tray to keep your phone or books creates an ideal outdoor space in no time.

Creative Outdoor Collapsible Folding Rocking Director Chair

This is one of those unique rocking camp chairs that includes tip-resistant rocking, a magazine pocket, a water bottle holder, a mesh backrest for ventilation, and a detachable soft-sided zip-top cooler with a shoulder strap.

To top it all off, this rocking folding chair comes with backpack straps for easy “fold up and go” carrying.

Creative Outdoor Collapsible Folding Rocking Director Chair

The director’s rocking chair from Creative Outdoor is made of durable high-quality denier and breathable mesh. The steel frame supports up to 250 lbs. Safety latches lock securely and easily into place.

GCI Outdoor Pod Rocking Camp Chair with SunShade 

This is the only piston rocker to make our list of the 5 best rocking camp chairs and it is loaded with everything you will need. Protection, comfort, storage, and lightweight.

  • Full-size collapsible rocker folds compact into the included large-mouth carry bag
  • Outdoor Rocking Chair: Featuring a structured sling-style seat and UPF 50 SunShade canopy, this portable folding chair quickly and easily folds up for simple storage and transportation
GCI Outdoor Pod Rocking Camp Chair with SunShade 
  • Spring Action Rocking Technology – Rock on any surface
  • Quality Construction: Constructed from sturdy powder-coated steel, this foldable chair frame supports up to 250 pounds and includes a side phone pocket and beverage holder
  • SPF SunShade

Not a rocker, but it rocks

Terrain Heated Camping Chair 

Most people will not want to pay $200 for a camp chair, but I still needed to add this as an alternative option to my list. If you sit around the campsite enough in cooler weather this may be an investment you are willing to make.

  • Up to 9 Hours of Battery Life
  • 3 Heat Settings: Low, Medium, and High
  • Easy Set-Up and Take Down
  • Carrying Case Included
  • Built-In Cup Holder
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When searching for the perfect rocking camp chair, each person has a different taste and idea of comfort. We looked around and found the best products available for you to choose from.

The criteria that we used to perform our research were from listening to campers that have used them.

  • Comfort
  • Weight
  • Size (both open and stored)
  • Storage
  • Style
  • Construction
  • Versatility

In the end, it is all about being comfortable at the campsite. You are already roughing it of sorts, so why not have a relaxing rocking camp chair to pass the day away while enjoying nature?

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