Having one or two portable water containers for camping allows your family to camp where they want without worrying about running out of fresh water.
As anyone who has done much camping can tell you, campers often run into circumstances where a fresh water supply is not always available.
Camp grounds for rough camping may have one or two hand pumps for the entire campground. Or no fresh water source at all. And even state parks may not have a fresh water source located conveniently close to your individual campsite.
Below are some of the best portable water containers for car camping we could find. These containers will ensure that you have an adequate water supply for cooking, washing, drinking, and doing dishes.
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OULII 10L Collapsible Drinking Water Container
OULII 10L Collapsible Drinking Water Container for CampingThe OULII Collapsible Drinking Water Container is a compact water storage container that folds up incredibly small when empty. It holds about 2 ½ gallons of water when full.
The container has a large screw on cap, a handle and an easy to carry 1 5/18” spout.
Made of BPA free plastic this water container is best suited to smaller families, who may have a fresh water source at their campground, and just want a little fresh water right in their campsite for drinking, coffee making and brushing their teeth.
Larger families will find themselves filling this container constantly.
Reliance Products Aqua-Tainer 7 Gallon Rigid Water Container
Reliance Products Aqua-Tainer 7 Gallon Rigid Water ContainerThe Reliance Products Aqua-Tainer has a screw on vent and a handy hide away spigot for simple pouring.
This container is BPA free and measures 15 5/8” X 11 1/2” X 11 ½.”
Users find this container sturdy and durable and easy to fill. When rough camping, it is great to carry water in two or three containers.
That way you can leave one container in the sun so that you always have warm water for washing up. And another container for cooler water for drinking and cooking.
This container is also incredibly tough and is sure to hold up to several years of regular use.
Coleman Water Carrier (5 Gallon)
The Coleman 5 Gallon Water Carrier is made of sturdy BPA free plastic that is scratch and impact resistant.
This container is perfect for families who enjoy rough camping where fresh water supplies may be limited or non-existent. It comes with an easy to carry handle and fast flow spigot as well as an easy to fill spout.
Just fill up the container, place it on its side on your picnic table and you have readily available water.
This water carrier is perfect for any family who wants a readily available water source right at their campsite.
Stackable 5 Gallon Portable Water Containers for Camping (4 Pack)
This container is perfect for families who enjoy rough camping where fresh water supplies may be limited or non-existent.
It comes with an easy to carry handle and fast flow spigot as well as an easy to fill spout.
These containers have a flat bottom and top and are BPA free with a built in handle.
These containers stack easily, saving space both in your vehicle and the campground. And with 20 gallons of water available to you and your family no one ever needs to go thirsty.
Having a reliable water container in which to carry fresh water or to treat water to make it drinkable is a must for any car camping family who doesn’t want to be restricted on where to camp because of a lack of available fresh water at the campground they choose.