After much research we have come up with some of the best battery operated camping lights and lanterns for families.
Whether camping in a state park, the back yard, or rough camping you are going to want to be able to find your way to bathroom and tend to camp chores as well as get ready for bed after dark.
So why did we decide to feature battery operated camping lights and lanterns? Because they are safer for families with small children.
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Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor Camping Lantern
Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor LED Camping Lantern with 6 AA Batteries (Black, Collapsible)The Etekcity 2 Pack Portable Outdoor Camping Lanterns are great camping lanterns for individuals and families.
These lanterns use 30 low powered LED bulbs and produce a bright light that allows you to perform a variety of activities after dark at your campsite.
They are also light enough to carry down darkened paths to the restroom.
The lanterns are military grade construction and water resistant making them more useful than many other lanterns.
They provide 12 continuous hours of light on 3 AA batteries each and come with a 10 year warranty.
Users find that these lanterns have bright 360 degree light. And can safely be used in a tent, or camper as well as outside.
Better still, these lamps are extremely well made and durable and collapses for easier storage.
SUBOOS Gen 2 ULTIMATE Rechargeable Camping Tent Lantern
SUBOOS Gen 2 ULTIMATE Rechargeable Camping Tent LanternThe SUBOOS Gen 2 Tent Lantern comes with 2-18650 rechargeable batteries and can be operated on just one of these batteries should the need arise.
You have a choice of power settings including super bright, bright, and red. It also comes with a hanging clip.
The small size of this light makes it easy to pack and is one of the best lanterns for backpacking. The batteries can be charged via a USB port.
This light is small and easy to transport and works well out of doors, inside your tent or even inside a screen tent when you want to eat or play cards after dark.
Suaoki LED Lantern is One of the Best Battery Operated Camping Lights
Suaoki Led Camping Lantern Lights Rechargeable Battery (Powered By Solar Panel and USB Charging)The Suaoki LED Camping Lantern is perfect for any family who wants to go as green as possible when camping.
This lantern uses a 800mAh battery and also has a solar panel so that it can be charged by the sun.
It is easy to adjust to various spaces and completely folds up small for backpacking.
This camping lantern has a protection chip that protects it from overcharging and is water resistant.
There are three lighting modes for this lantern including High, Low and flashing mode for emergencies.
Although small, this lantern produces a good amount of light and can be used as a flashlight or a table light at your campsite or hung from the center of you tent.
You can even use this light to charge your phone.
Sanniu 4 Mode Tent Light for Camping
Sanniu 4 Modes Outdoor Portable LED Camping LanternThe Sanniu 4 Mode Tent Light is a flashlight style light that offers a wide range of light, while saving energy.
This tent light has 4 changeable modes including an SOS blinking mode for emergency situations.
It is compatible with both an 18650 rechargeable battery as well as 3AAA batteries and has a hook so the light can be hung.
This tent light is perfect for cramped spaces and the emergency flashing mode is handy for backpacking or camping emergencies.
It can be clipped onto a tree branch, the top of your tent or used as flashlight.
You can also check out our post on the best camping flashlights.
If you are looking for the best camping lanterns or lights for your family’s camping trips then one of these four battery operated camping lights may well fit the bill.