Have you ever considered adding an overnight camping trip to your recreational ATV riding? If you’ve ever thought it, here’s a quick list of ATV camping accessories you may need.
ATV camping offers a unique and exciting experience for outdoor enthusiasts, but it’s important to be prepared with the right gear and accessories. Having the proper equipment can mean the difference between an enjoyable adventure or a nightmare in the wilderness.
Whether you are heading out into the wilderness or just looking for a fun weekend getaway, these ATV camping accessories will ensure that your time outdoors is comfortable and enjoyable.
From tents and sleeping bags to cooking supplies and first aid kits, we’ll cover everything you need to make sure your ATV camping experience is one to remember!
Before we jump into the specific pieces of ATV camping accessories you will need, let’s get a quick overview of Overlanding.
“Overlanding is a way to describe exploring by your own self-contained means, usually by vehicle (often with four-wheel-drive capability) or adventure motorcycle. It’s long been a traditional way to describe safaris in Africa or exploring in Australia. Brits head “overland” to Africa and Asia and across the Continent.”Blue Ridge Outdoors
Overlanding can be for a few days or a few weeks, but either way, it’s a truly fun and unique way to explore the great outdoors.
ATV Camping Accessories
So what kind’ve ATV camping gear will you need to go ATV camping or on an overlanding expedition? It all depends upon your camping style and ability to pack well.
You will definitely need to pack less than you would on a typical RV camping trip, but you just might be surprised at all the innovative ways companies have come up with to help you have a great time in the outdoors and still keep a few of your creature comforts.
Front Storage ATV Camping Accessories & Gear
As you can imagine, you will want to utilize every inch of space you can to maximize your camping storage possibilities. Your front storage is for quick access items you may need when on the trail.
- ATV Riding Snacks like trail mix
- Daily Water Supply
- Water canteen(s)
- Personal Items like your Wallet, Keys, Gloves
- Bungee Cords, Paracords, and Zip Ties
- Cell Phone (We recommend investing in a waterproof heavy duty case like one made by Pelican)
- Camera or GoPro
- Dry Bag With Clothes
- Toilet Paper
- First Aid Kit
- Tactical Flashlight
- ATV Front Storage Box
- ATV Front Rack Extension
Rear Gear For ATV Camping
Your rear storage area will be where the bulk of your camping gear and supplies will be stored. You may wish to think of this area as where you will store the things you will only need access to once you stop to set up camp.
- Sleeping Bag
- Camping Chair
- Air Mattress
- Camp Stove/Jetboil
- Fuel for Camp Stove
- Dry food
- Ziplock Bags/Carry In Carry Out Bags
- Fire Starter
- Extra Rags
- Gasoline Pack
- Kolpin Rear Trail Box
- Water Pack
- Portable Air Compressor Pump
Other ATV Camping Accessories To Remember
Now that we’ve covered the basics for your front and rear storage, here are a few more things to remember. In the rush to remember all the “camping” gear, don’t forget these important ATV riding accessories as well.
- ATV Helmet
- ATV Gloves (extra pair of gloves also recommended for cold nights as well)
- ATV Goggles
- ATV Dust Mask
- Air pump
- Tire plugs
- ATV Tire Repair Kit
- Jumper cables
- Tow rope
- Gorilla Tape
- Electrical Tape
Fun ATV Riding Clothes
While protective gear is essential on the trail, it’s ok to look cute and share your wilder riding side with the world. I’m a big fan of ball caps and love this adorable “ATV hair, Don’t Care” hat from Sew Vivid Design on Etsy. Be sure to Check out all this cute ATV apparel.
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Recommended ATV Riding Resources
- Top ATV Trails Near Me in the Southeast
- Must-Have ATV Accessories
- ATV Riding Clothes– Everything you need to get started
- ATV Trails Near Me Facebook Group
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Need something fun and cute to wear for your next ATV riding trip? Check out our list of Cute ATV Riding Outfits that are bot functional and stylish!
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