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The Best Amazon Prime Day Camping Gear Deals in 2021

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All serious campers need a headlamp in their gear closet.

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All serious campers need a headlamp in their gear closet.

Save big on outdoor essentials like lanterns and first aid kits this Amazon Prime Day.

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It’s officially summer, which means it’s time to get outdoors. Thankfully, there are major deals to be found on camping gear this Amazon Prime Day, which runs from midnight PT on Monday, June 21, 2021, through Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Here are the best Amazon Prime Day deals we found on everything from personal water filters to sleeping bags to make your camping experience more comfortable.

Give yourself peace of mind with a solar charger.

Anker Solar Charger

Buy Now: $60 (was $80), amazon.com

This portable solar panel has three USB-A ports so you can keep your phone and other electronics charged when you’re nowhere near an electrical outlet. The entire device only weighs 2.5 pounds and folds up into a laptop-size package, so you can easily stash it in your backpack during camping trips. Since this is an Amazon Prime Day Lightning Deal, you’ll have to act quickly before the limited quantities sell out or the temporary sale period ends.

LifeStraws are an essential for any backcountry adventures.

LifeStraw Personal Water Filter 2-Pack

Buy Now: $20 (was $40), amazon.com

Anyone going on days-long hikes will benefit from having a Lifestraw Personal Water Filter along; this year, a two-pack is 50 percent off. Each straw can filter up to 1,000 gallons of contaminated water, removing 99.9999 percent of waterborne bacteria and 99.9 percent of waterborne protozoan parasites without the use of batteries.

The BioLite Headlamp 330 comes in four different colors, including Ocean Teal.

BioLite Headlamp 330

Buy Now: $45 (was $60), amazon.com

Save 25 percent off BioLite’s top-selling headlamp this Prime Day. Designed with a sweat-wicking material to keep your forehead dry, this headlamp also provides 330 lumens of light and 40 hours of battery life on low or 3.4 hours on high. It’s also rechargeable via Micro USB so you don’t have to worry about lugging along spare batteries.

Clip this first aid kit to your backpack before your next hike.

Surviveware Small First Aid Kit

Buy Now: $30 (was $37), amazon.com

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Weighing just one pound, this first aid kit is packed with 100 essentials you’d need for any emergency while camping, including bandages and tweezers. The interior has labeled pockets to make it easy to find what you need quickly.

Skip the bug spray with this portable mosquito repeller.

Thermacell MR450 Portable Mosquito Repeller

Buy Now: $26 (was $33), amazon.com

To make your next camping trip more comfortable, you’ll want to ward off bugs. If you don’t want to deal with bug spray, the Thermacell MR350 Portable Mosquito Repeller is a lightweight (less than half a pound!) device that heats up an included repellent mat inside. The result? A 15-foot zone of protection against mosquitoes. This Prime Day, it’s 20 percent off at checkout.

Two lanterns for $14 is quite a deal.

Vont LED Camping Lantern 2-Pack

Buy Now: $14 (was $20), amazon.com

These compact and lightweight lanterns can stay lit for up to 90 hours with just three AA batteries each, which means they’ll last through multiple camping trips. Amazon customers love them—they have more than 33,000 five-star reviews at the moment.

This water bottle is expensive, but worth it.

Larq PureVis Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Buy Now: $71 (was $95), amazon.com

Marked down 25 percent this year, the 17-ounce Larq Bottle is one of AFAR’s favorite water bottles and is worth the price. The bottle’s cap is fitted with an ultraviolet light that disrupts the DNA in bacteria and viruses, rendering them unable to reproduce (which is how they cause diseases). Pressing the top of the cap activates the light: Tap once for normal purification, or twice for “adventure mode,” which is useful when you suspect your water may be loaded with harmful microorganisms. An added bonus? The double-walled stainless steel bottle keeps beverages cold for 24 hours or hot for 12.

This duffel can also be carried as a backpack.

Marmot Duffel Bag

Buy Now: $97 (was $129), amazon.com

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Save 25 percent on this durable duffel bag that can fit up to 50 liters of gear (that’s about a week’s worth of clothes or a long weekend’s worth of camping gear). It has removable shoulder straps so you can carry it like a backpack or a traditional duffel. When not in use, this travel bag folds up into an included storage sack.

Light up your campsite with these glittering LED lights.

Mpowerd Luci Solar String Lights

Buy Now: $30 (was $45), amazon.com

A must-have for casual campers, this 18-foot string of LED lamps packs into a fist-sized spool and recharges via USB (8 hours) or direct sunlight (16 hours). Illuminate your tent in a soft, romantic glow, or string one up for ambient lighting around the picnic table. This Prime Day, it’s an additional 25 percent off at checkout.

Pick up a tent right now.

Coleman 4-Person Sundome Tent

Buy Now: $63 (was $70), amazon.com

A four-person tent for $63? Yes, you read that correctly. With more than 25,000 five-star reviews on Amazon, you can purchase this knowing that many (many) others found it easy to assemble and water resistant overnight.

Save 30 percent on Coleman sleeping bags.

Coleman Autumn Glen Sleeping Bag

Buy Now: $28 (was $40), amazon.com

For those new to camping, a cozy sleeping bag is necessary. But you don’t need to splurge on an expensive model. This Coleman sleeping bag keeps you warm in temperatures as low as 50 degrees Fahrenheit and weighs just over four pounds, making it an ideal car-camping pick.

Stay warm out there.

Marmot Trestles 30 Mummy Sleeping Bag

Buy Now: $69 (was $99), amazon.com

For camping in cooler climates, this mummy-style sleeping bag keeps you warm in temperatures as low as 30 degrees Fahrenheit. 

Stay warm and dry with this Gore-Tex jacket.

Marmot Men’s Knife Edge Jacket

Buy Now: $158 (was $225), amazon.com

Select colors and sizes of this lightweight rain jacket are marked down 30 percent this Prime Day. It’s made with Gore-Tex that will keep you protected from both wind and rain during your outdoor adventures.

Ticks can ruin a camping trip. These socks can help.

ExOfficio Men’s BugsAway Solstice Canyon Crew Sock

Buy Now: $20 (was $28), amazon.com

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These wool blend socks come with ExOfficio’s proprietary BugsAway technology built right into the fabric, protecting you from mosquitoes, ticks, and other insects you’ll encounter in the great outdoors this summer.

This article was originally published in October 2020; it was updated on June 22, 2021, with new information.

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