Top Camping Gear of 2016


With camping season just around the corner, it’s time to stock up on all of the hot new gadgets that are out on the market. After all, preparation is the key to ensuring that all the requirements for any camping trip are met. That is why it is best that you start investing in quality camping gear from the start of the year.

We’ve scoured the web and rounded up a few of our favorite items for the upcoming season:





This little powerhouse packs a HUGE punch into a small 8-ounce package.   Coming in at 500 hours on its low setting of runtime, you’re likely to get an entire season of use without even having to re-charge.




Lighter and smaller than most car camping stoves,  the Genesis Base Camp Stove runs off of traditional propane cylinder and has superior flame control.





This supportive and easy-to-pack chair features a deep and comfortable seat perfect for sitting around the campfire.



Small but mighty, the Yeti Roadie Cooler will keep your perishables chilled using its “Permafrost” Insulation.  Durable and set to last you a lifetime.



Charge your electronics using this awesome solar backpack.  Every 2 minutes of sun equals 1% of charge. Stay connected while being disconnected.  The solar panel is 100% waterproof and the pack comes in some pretty stylish selections.
Now that you’re all up to date with some of the latest camping must-haves, why not go online and reserve your spot for the upcoming season? Saco River Camping Area offers a wide variety of activities such as laser tag, canoeing and tubing.  Make use of your shiny new camping gear and get a trip scheduled today!