Sleeping on the ground exposes you to ground elements like running water or crawling animals and insects. A folding camping cot is an ideal solution to this menace. Picking the perfect one can be a challenge for most people. You should always consider the heaviest person who will use the bed before buying one. This is because these beds have weight limits hence you don’t want to waste your time buying one that will not serve you well. Here is an article that has some of the best.
- Our Top Picks:
- Best Folding Camping Cots Reviews:
- 10. Texsport King Kot Giant Folding Camping Cot
- 9. Redcamp Folding Camping Cot
- 8. Coleman ComfortSmart Cot
- 7. Wild Outdoor Products Camping Cot
- 6. Byer of Maine EasyCot
- 5. Kamp-Rite Oversize Kwik Cot
- 4. Coleman Camping Cot
- 3. Teton Sports Outfitter XXL Camping Cot
- 2. KingCamp Strong Stable Folding Camping Bed Cot
- 1. Disco-O-Bed Large With Organizers
Our Top Picks:
Best Folding Camping Cots Reviews:
10. Texsport King Kot Giant Folding Camping Cot
Just like the name suggests, this is a large camping bed that will accommodate arguably any person. It is made from heavy-duty aluminum frame to ensure that the average adult’s weight can be supported. The bed is made using a rugged 600 denier water resistant cover that is coated with nylon to ensure that it does not get dirty quickly. The coating also makes cleaning the fabric easy. This bed has a weight limit of 350 pounds hence it is compatible with most people.
9. Redcamp Folding Camping Cot
This wonderful camping bed is made using a 600D sturdy breathable polyester fabric to ensure that the bed is durable even in the harshest of environments. It is easy to set up and takes around 10 seconds to complete. This is a feature that you cannot find in most camping cots. The bed folds to fit into a free storage bag for compact storage. This is a multi-gear product that you can use while camping or as an extra bed when you have guests.
8. Coleman ComfortSmart Cot
The Coleman cot offers a bed like comfort for a perfect nights rest. It has a superior weight support and its coil suspension makes it perfect even for adults. The bed comes with a thick foam mattress that adds to your comfort as you rest after a long day exploring or hiking. This bed is made from durable steel that allows it to support weights of up to 275 lbs. any adult with a height of up to 5 feet 7 inches can comfortably use this product. The bed has a portable design hence can fit into any car easily.
7. Wild Outdoor Products Camping Cot
This is one of the few camping beds that is made from aircraft grade anodized aluminum. This material is known best for being lightweight. Hence the bed will not be cumbersome to take along when you go camping. The aluminum is also rust free so you are guaranteed that it will serve you for long. There is a compact storage pouch that has a zipper for storing your small items like lighters and keys. The bed expands wide to accommodate an adult size person. Its polyester fabric is easy to wash and is mildew resistant.
6. Byer of Maine EasyCot
With this cot among your gear, you are assured that you will no longer spend your camping nights on the ground. It is easy to set up. All you need to do is to unfold it and it will form a bed like structure. The bed is so good that it is not only used as a camping accessory but can serve as an extra bed in case you have guests in the house. The cot dimensions are 78 inches in length X 31 inches in width and a height of 18 inches. This makes it wide enough to accommodate a full-sized adult. The height is large enough to keep you away from any ground elements.
5. Kamp-Rite Oversize Kwik Cot
The Kamp-Site Oversize Kwik Cot is an awesome camping bed that will easily fit inside your tent. Its frames are made from a heavy-duty material that is powder coated to make them rust resistant. This is, in turn, ensures that you will use the bed for a while before it gets spoilt. The bed is made from a sturdy fabric to support the weight of an adult. There are side storage pockets where you can store your valuables. The head section of the bed is padded to make it more comfortable for your neck to rest on.
4. Coleman Camping Cot
With this Coleman camping cot, you get an extra bed both inside and outside your house. It has removable side table where you can place your favorite gadget or just use it as a table to hold your drink. The table has a cup holder that is compatible with most cup sizes. This bed is made from a heavy-duty steel frame to ensure that it supports the average body weight. The bed is made from a durable polyester material that is abrasion resistant and does not get dirty easily.
3. Teton Sports Outfitter XXL Camping Cot
This fantastic product from Teton Sports is an accessory that you cannot afford to miss in your camping gear collection. It measures 85 inches X 40 inches hence it is ideal for the average person. Its height is 19 inches to keep you away from any ground elements. It comes in black color and it is made using aluminum frames and a heavy duty 600D PolyCanvas top. The aluminum structure is sturdy enough to support an adult’s weight. The bed folds easily and comes with a carrier bag for storage.
2. KingCamp Strong Stable Folding Camping Bed Cot
The KingCamp Camping cot comes with a side pocket where you can store your items like phones, car keys among many others. The angle of the top flanges allowing you to use it as a pillow. This structure is made from high strength steel tubes brackets and triangular structures and can accommodate weights of up to 220 lbs. the bed area measures 74.8 inches X 26.8 inches hence can fit any person measuring up to 6.2 inches in height. The structure unfolds quickly for easy setup and folds easily to fit most car trunks.
1. Disco-O-Bed Large With Organizers
This is a bunkable camping cot that is manufactured using rust resistant and powder coated steel frames. This gives it its sturdy structure so that it cannot support varying amounts of weight. It can support weight up to 500lbs. The structure has a bottom and upper deck hence can support two adults. The 28 inch wide sleeping deck materials dry fast with proper ventilation and are easily removable for cleaning. You can use this cot on a wide range of tents or any dome structure that you use for camping.
All the above products are built to support the adult body weight. Hence you can never go wrong with any. My personal preference will be the Kamp-Rite Oversize Kwik Cot since it gives me extra bed space for a comfortable rest. Regardless of the one that you pick, you are assured that it will serve you well.