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Give Your Campsite a Glow Up with These Camping Lanterns

Men's Health Logo By Mike Richard of Men's Health | Slide 1 of 12: It’s easy to go broke buying all the camping gear and hiking essentials you think you’ll need to enjoy your time in the wilderness. There are hiking backpacks and cooking utensils and hiking boots and bug sprays and—the list goes on. But why overcomplicate things? Keep it simple: Lightweight clothing for layering, plenty of water, a well-stocked first aid kit, and a few other essentials are all you really need.We would add a proper camping lantern to that list too. If you’re planning anything beyond a simple day hike—any trip where you could find yourself outdoors after dark—a reliable light source is key. A flashlight or headlamp is great for campsite tasks like cooking, pitching a tent, and midnight bathroom runs. But a good camp lantern or two can transform your campsite into a warm, inviting, livable outdoor space that feels more like home. Over the years, we’ve researched more lanterns than we can count. Here are our field-tested picks for the best camping lanterns to shop in 2022. [product-summary-view][/product-summary-view]Read More: Best Camping Essentials

It’s easy to go broke buying all the camping gear and hiking essentials you think you’ll need to enjoy your time in the wilderness. There are hiking backpacks and cooking utensils and hiking boots and bug sprays and—the list goes on. But why overcomplicate things? Keep it simple: Lightweight clothing for layering, plenty of water, a well-stocked first aid kit, and a few other essentials are all you really need.

We would add a proper camping lantern to that list too. If you’re planning anything beyond a simple day hike—any trip where you could find yourself outdoors after dark—a reliable light source is key. A flashlight or headlamp is great for campsite tasks like cooking, pitching a tent, and midnight bathroom runs. But a good camp lantern or two can transform your campsite into a warm, inviting, livable outdoor space that feels more like home. Over the years, we’ve researched more lanterns than we can count. Here are our field-tested picks for the best camping lanterns to shop in 2022.

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Read More: Best Camping Essentials

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