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5 Best Folding Camping Chairs For RVers

Published on August 27th, 2020 by Lynne Fedorick
This post was updated on May 4th, 2021

A couple sits in folding camping chairs outside their A-frame pop-up.
A couple sits in folding camping chairs outside their A-frame pop-up- Photo by Siggy Nowak

5 Best Folding Camping Chairs For RVers

Folding camping chairs are one of the best things in RV living. They’re easy to store in the RV and allow you to enjoy the great outdoors at your campsite. Great folding camping chairs are also lightweight, versatile, and above all, comfortable.

We searched, tested, and found some great folding camping chairs that you can easily store in your RV.

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1. Gymax Folding Chairs

These folding camping chairs are lightweight, comfortable, and fold flat for easy RV storage.

Various views of the Gymax camping chair.
Photo by Walmart

These simple folding chairs deploy easily and have adjustable back positioning that helps them to work well for either campsite lounging activities or dining at portable camp tables. They are available from Amazon or at Walmart.

2. Timber Ridge Reclining Director’s Chair

This folding camping chair gives you the best of all worlds with a fold-out side table that holds your favorite beverages, snacks, and even has a holder for electronic devices. At 12 lbs, it isn’t the lightest of our folding camping chairs, but it has enough features that it’s still one of the best on the market.

A Timber Ridge folding camping chair.
Photo via Costco

In addition to that handy side table, this folding camp chair is easy to deploy and has an adjustable back that offers multiple positions to make it comfortable for lounging or dining. The Timber Ridge Folding Director’s Chair is about $59 from Amazon.

3. MacSports Padded Camping Chair

A MacSports folded camping chair.
Photo by Amazon

With it’s rugged, yet sumptuously padded design, the MacSports Padded Outdoor Chair is perfect for lounging around the glow of a campfire. It has an easy-to-deploy style and comes with its own carrying bag for easy transport. This camping chair is available from

4. Strongback Elite Folding Camping Chair

A problem with folding camping chairs for many RV campers is that most of them have no built-in lumbar support. This can aggravate back problems.

Strongback has a range of camping chairs that are designed with back support to make them as comfortable as they are easy to store in the RV.

The Strongback Elite chairs are Strongback’s flagship folding camping chair. They have a built-in beverage holder, are easy to deploy, and are very comfortable, even for RV campers who are living with back problems. These chairs are available in a variety of colors on Amazon.

5. KingCamp Camping Chair with Side Table and Handle

KingCamp chairs are sturdy, lightweight, and fold flat for compact storage. They feature padded armrests and a fold-out side table for beverages and snacks.

A KingCamp folding camping chair.
Photo by Amazon

As a bonus, these sturdy chairs also have a handle that makes them easy to tote around. You can find the KingCamp folding chairs on

For more camping chairs, check out the top picks from RV LIFE.

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2 thoughts on “5 Best Folding Camping Chairs For RVers”

  1. Remember that the best way to find the right recliner chair to buy is to shop around. That means looking for the best prices online. Then, you should check out a few sites to see which ones have the most reasonable prices and then check them out online to see which ones have the most reasonable shipping rates.

  2. My husband never wanted to sit on folding chairs for fear of breaking them. I suspect he would have been fine, but having a Coleman Big-N-Tall Quad Camping Chair specially designed to be so tough makes him feel more comfortable, and that’s super important too. He likes this chair and uses it regularly now.


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