The 6 Best Tent Cots

Updated December 15, 2016 by Steven John

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Providing a convenient and compact combination of both shelter and raised sleeping platform, these tent cots will keep you dry and off wet and/or cold ground on your next camping, fishing, hunting, or photography expedition. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best tent cot on Amazon.

6. Ozark Trail Realtree AP

An Ozark Trail Realtree AP is a great choice for the hunter who is going to be spending several days in the backwoods. Its camouflage pattern helps the tent blend in with the surroundings, minimizing the chance that animals will be scared away from the area.
  • high ceiling for comfortable sitting
  • rugged steel frame
  • top section collects rainwater
Model pending
Weight 29.4 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

5. Pet Tent

Humans aren't the only animals that like to stay warm and dry while camping. The Pet Tent is the perfect elevated and covered shelter for the four-legged member of your camping party, providing a safe space for a dog (or a cat) to curl up when away from home.
  • decent 80 pound weight limit
  • easy assembly required
  • too short for some breeds
Brand Pet Tent
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.5 / 5.0

4. Kamp-Rite Compact Collapsable

With a bit of practice, you will have a Kamp-Rite Compact Collapsable set up in less than one minute; it packs down even more easily. The unit's extra long legs keep you high above the ground and away from the moisture, temperature, and critters you wish to avoid.
  • fly mesh on all windows
  • ground anchors come included
  • rather heavy for solo option
Brand Kamp-Rite
Model TC701
Weight 28.4 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

3. Winterial Oversize Adventure

This Winterial Oversize Adventure is an excellent choice for a couple or for the kids. It can support up to 500 pounds and has ample room for two full-grown adults to stretch out in comfort well above the potentially cold or wet ground.
  • features four windows
  • tubular aluminum frame
  • heavier than many options
Brand Winterial
Model pending
Weight 45 pounds
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

2. Funs Off-Ground Four Season

This Funs Off-Ground Four Season is a rugged and capable unit that truly can keep you safe and sound in all four seasons. It can be used with merely a mesh top during the hot summer months or with a thick and fully waterproof cover that keeps out rain and snow.
  • ripstop nylon material
  • weighs only six pounds
  • expensive but well made
Brand Funs
Model pending
Weight 6.1 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

1. Outsunny Compact Portable Pop-Up

The Outsunny Compact Portable Pop-Up is an ideal choice for the solo camper who needs a comfortable wilderness home base during a fishing, hunting, or photography trip. It can be easily set up by one person and folds down into a compact bag with carrying handles.
  • cot and tent can be used separately
  • tear and puncture resistant fabric
  • generous side entry door
Brand Outsunny Compact Portab
Model pending
Weight pending
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

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Last updated on December 15, 2016 by Steven John

When not writing or spending time with his family, Steven tries to squeeze in some mountain climbing. In addition to writing for several websites and journals, Steven has published multiple novels.

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