Best Backpacking Hammocks


Hammock camping is a great alternative to tent camping. There is something so nice about comfortably swinging, suspended above ground, in a hammock. It is great for sleeping at night or lounging during the day.

Check out the best camping hammocks below:

Hummingbird Hammocks Ultralight Single Hammock

Weight: 5.5 oz

Weight Capacity: 300 lbs.

This ultralight backpacking hammock is lightweight and compact, while still able to support up to 300 lbs. It is extremely affordable for such a good quality hammock. The main downside is that it is on the narrow side so may not be as comfortable to sleep in.

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Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro Mosquito Hammock

Weight: 1 lb. 15 oz

Weight Capacity: 400 lbs.

This is another affordable hammock that comes with an attached bug net to keep mosquitoes out at night. At 1 lb. 15 oz this hammock is relatively lightweight and can support up to 400 lbs. It is great for hammock camping beginners.

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Eagles Nest Outfitters Skyloft Hammock

Weight: 2 Lbs. 12 oz

Weight Capacity: 250 lbs.

This is one of the most comfortable hammocks that you can buy. It comes with bars that spread out the hammock allowing you to have a flatter hammock to lay on. Although it is on the heavier side, you are sacrificing the lightweight for the comfort. Straps are not included.

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Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock

Weight: 1 Ib 3.4 oz

Weight Capacity: 400 lbs.

This roomy hammock is extra comfortable and can fit two people. It is easy to set up (you have to buy straps separately) and can support up to 400 lbs. The main downside to this hammock is that it can take up a lot of space in your backpack.

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